The Evening Ticker: Inside Kobane, Judging Moriarty, Justice Network

By Chris Ariens 

  • NBC’s chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel spent several days reporting from inside the besieged Syrian city of Kobane. Engel got rare access to the fight against ISIS.

  • “48 Hours” correspondent Erin Moriarty is the featured speaker Friday at the Appellate Judges Education Institute (AJEI) Summit in Dallas. Moriarty, who is a lawyer, will talk about her work on the crime show highlighting some of her biggest stories since joining the show in 1990.

  • Three TV veterans are joining forces to launch Justice Network. Steve Schiffman (Nat Geo), Barry Wallach (NBC) and John Ford (Discovery) are partnering with law enforcement agencies to launch a network devoted to mystery programming. The first project is a  series of :90 crime PSAs. Their first partner is Gannett Broadcasting.