Whitaker To NBC News: Links & Quotes

By Brian 

Here’s the memo about Mark Whitaker‘s departure from WPNI. And here’s the announcement of his appointment as vice president at NBC News.

“He’ll take over some of the jobs that had been done by Alex Wallace before she became executive producer of the NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams earlier this spring,” Paul Gough reports.

“The Whitaker appointment marks the second for an African American at the networks’ vice presidential level in less than a week,” Dick Prince notes…