Radar Says Nightly News EP Reiss Is Out

By Brian 

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Radar hears that Nightly News With Brian Williams executive producer John Reiss… has been shown the door.”

More: “Sources say an official announcement will be delayed for several weeks to avoid the appearance of NBC panicking at losing ground in the ratings race. Reiss and an NBC News spokeswoman did not return repeated calls for comment.”

Reiss was promoted to EP in June 2005. Rumors of his departure first arose in July, but were dismissed at the time. Possible replacements according to Radar: Bob Epstein, Pat Burkey, and Alex Wallace