Manuel Smith has been named managing editor for KYW in Philadelphia.
According to his LinkedIn bio, Smith started working as an assignment editor at NBC news New York/Northeast Bureau in August. Before that he’d been the assignment editor at NBC-owned WCAU in Philadelphia since 2016. He’s been president of the Philadelphia Association of black Journalists since last January.
Personal news: New Year, New Network. In 2020, returning to #Philly full-time as the new Managing Editor @CBSPhilly. It's been a great run here @NBCNews, but excited for new challenges in my hometown! #readytowin pic.twitter.com/0Vec3fxDtd
— manuelsmith (@manuelsmith) December 26, 2019