The Ticker: Herridge, Knowles, Smith…

By Brian 

> FNC’s Catherine Herridge recalls her son Peter’s transplant: “It’s upsetting to even think about it now. I just had a feeling in my gut that it’s going to be okay. I felt that in him…”

> Why is CNN insisting on running a tacky “Countdown to Ceasefire” clock on the corner of the screen all day?…

> An e-mailer notes: “FNC seems to be rotating overnight anchors this past week, with David Asman, Kiran Chetry, Alisyn Camerota, and Page Hopkins doing duty in the last few days…”

> Sunday’s Houston Chronicle profiles veteran ABC producer turned Pentagon assistant secretary of defense for public affairs Dorrance Smith

> Last month, there were rumors that Foxcaster Chris Knowles had been shown the door. Saturday evening, he was back on FNC doing the weather. But Sunday afternoon, a tipster from Fox e-mailed this: “I love the new Fox News meteorologist — Rick Reichmuth is a refreshing change from Mr. No-Personality Chris Knowles…”