Revolving Door: CNN, ‘Harper’s Bazaar,’ YouTube, and More

CNN is revamping its morning programming, bringing Ashleigh Banfield and Soledad O’Brien into the line up. The morning will be broken into two shows, from 5a.m. to 7a.m. and 7a.m. to 9a.m. Daytime staffing is also undergoing a reorganization.  [via TVNewser]

Harper’s Bazaar has launched a Brazilian edition with Maria Prata serving as EIC. It debuts with the November issue featuring Brazilian model Giselle Bündchen on the cover. Harper’s Bazaar is now published in 16 languages.

Competition is heating up for Middle East coverage, The New York Times says.

YouTube is launching 96 channels worth of original content that will feature celebs, sports, news, and more. Content partners will include Hearst, Ashton Kutcher, and The Wall Street Journal. You’ll start seeing the new video channels in November. Or will you? TechCrunch wonders aloud how the site plans to get viewers to tune in.

Every Day with Rachael Ray is now officially part of Meredith. The first issue under the Meredith name will be February 2012. Linda Fears, editorial director of Meredith Food Content and EIC of Family Circle will oversee EDWRR‘s content. And Christine Guilfoyle has rejoined the publication as publisher. [via Fishbowl NY]

More media moves after the jump.

Melissa Cronin has been named deputy editor, news, at Star. She had been senior editor at In Touch Weekly. (mb)

Andres Gutierrez has been named executive beauty director at Teen Vogue. He had been beauty director there. (mb)

Laura Evans has been named chief experience officer at The Washington Post. She had been chief researcher there. (Poynter)

Tom Bettag has been named segment producer at Rock Center with Brian Williams. He had been senior executive producer at CNN. (TVNewser)

Richard Lawson has been named senior writer at The Atlantic Wire. He had been entertainment writer at Gawker. (FishbowlNY)

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