C-SPAN VP Murphy retires, six promotions announced

C-SPAN’s long-time VP of programming Terry Murphy will retire on Jan. 6, 2023. Murphy is a 42-year veteran of C-SPAN who was hired as a field technician in 1981 and then moved into management. As head of Programming, Murphy guided the daily editorial decision making and set the network’s overall editorial strategy. C-SPAN co-CEO Susan Swain […]

C-SPAN taps Hurst as political editor

C-SPAN has promoted Nathan Hurst to the post of political editor. Previously, he was deputy political editor. Hurst has been with C-SPAN for over 7 years, and has also served as web producer – digital media, public affairs producer, and Washington Journal Primetime producer. He was also a staff writer – transportation at Congressional Quarterly. […]

Beesch joins Washington Post as social media editor

Courtney Beesch is joining The Washington Post as a social media editor on the Instagram team. Her new role begins Apr. 5. Beesch joins from C-SPAN, where she has been a digital media producer since 2019, focusing on graphics, video and data visualizations for the outlet’s social accounts. Before that, she held the post of […]