The Ticker: MSNBC, Inc., RTDNA, NICK

By Chris Ariens 

  • MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” and Caterpiller are collaborating on a new series called “Build for It” that will focus on pressing global issues. This week the series looks at sustainability including “remanufacturing knowledge hubs” like the one in Rochester, NY.

  • CNBC and Inc. are teaming up to share entrepreneurship, growth and innovation stories on and The cable network and the magazine will also collaborate on three conferences with the first this spring.

  • The 2015 Edward R. Murrow Awards entry period is now open. Entries will be accepted online through February 3 for stories told between January 1 and December 31, 2014 on radio, television and digital media.

  • Linda Ellerbee hosts a special tomorrow night on Nick News called “The Border Kids” following that massive wave of illegal immigration over the summer. In 2014, more than twice the number of kids crossed the southern border of the U.S., than in 2013.