MSNBC Hires Time’s Mark Halperin

By Andrew Gauthier 

The New York Times

Adding to its roster of political boldface names ahead of the midterm elections, MSNBC said Wednesday that it had signed Mark Halperin as a senior political analyst.

Mr. Halperin holds the same position at Time magazine, where he is also an editor at large


Mr. Halperin has been a regular on “Morning Joe,” the channel’s free-wheeling morning show, and Tuesday’s deal makes it official. “He will continue to contribute to ‘Morning Joe’ on a regular basis and will appear on additional MSNBC programs,” the channel said in a news release. More…