The Evening Ticker: Lee, Prabhu, Whitaker

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By Chris Ariens Comment

  • Fusion CEO and Univision News president ​​Isaac Lee has been named to the board of directors of the AP. ​​The other two new members are Bill Hoffman, president of Cox Media Group, and Rob King, senior vice president of ESPN.

  • Vasant Prabhu has been named CFO of NBCUniversal. Prabhu, who starts June 1, will report to CEO Steve Burke, and be a member of Burke’s Executive Committee. Prabhu joins NBCU from Starwood Hotels & Resorts where he was CFO and Vice Chairman.

  • It’s Bill Whitaker day in Los Angeles. The LA City Council honored the longtime CBS News correspondent with his own day — which is one of his last living in the city. Whitaker will soon be moving east where he’s been named correspondent for “60 Minutes.”