The Ticker: Joyella, Smith, Lauer

By Merrill Knox Comment

  • Mark Joyella, a CNN digital producer for “Erin Burnett OutFront,” is returning to local television. Beginning in June, he will be the weekend morning anchor for WFTV in Orlando, TVSpy reports.
  • Fox Business Network’s Sandra Smith tells Alister & Paine how she keeps the audience interested. “Business anchors need to avoid jargon,” she said. “People don’t want to be talked down to.”
  • Bobby Brown gave his first interview since Whitney Houston‘s death to NBC’s Matt Lauer. “‘I’m not the reason she’s gone,” Brown tells Lauer. The interview airs Wednesday and Thursday on “Today.”