The Afternoon Ticker: Dr. Snyderman, Fusion, CNN

By Jordan Chariton 

  • NBC News chief medical editor Dr. Nancy Snyderman, who along with her crew has been quarantined in Liberia after freelance colleague Ashoka Mukpo contracted Ebola, is tentatively scheduled to report for “Nightly News” tonight. We’re hearing her reporting schedule—and scheduled flight home to the U.S.— are fluid.

  • Fusion has named Dodai Stewart director of cultural coverage. Stewart was a founding member of Jezebel’s editorial team

  • Capital New York’s Alex Weprin reports on “CNN at the crossroads.” “CNN’s original series future is complex, and controversial. Not everyone inside the company is enthused about the changes.” When “Somebody’s Gotta Do It with Mike Rowe” premieres next week, the network will have three original series running at the same (Rowe, Bourdain, Ling).