NBC taps BuzzFeed News’ Namako as executive editor

Ahead of the job cuts at BuzzFeed News, deputy editor-in-chief Tom Namako is also resigning and joining NBC News Digital as executive editor. Namako joined BuzzFeed in 2014 as a news assignment editor. He was then promoted to deputy news director. He has also served as head of breaking news and news director. Prior to […]

Politico names Linzer executive editor

Dafna Linzer will be joining Politico as executive editor. In her new role, Linzer will be steering the daily report across the newsroom and overseeing the news, Washington and politics, states and enterprise teams. She will also be helping with recruitment. She will be based in Washington and begins her new role on April 25 […]

NBC taps Davis and Dean as producers

Tanya Davis and Sarah Dean have joined NBC News as producers, “Meet the Press.” Prior to NBC, Davis was a segment producer at MSNBC. She has also worked as a producer at C-SPAN. She has also worked for Reuters and Fox News Channel. Davis is a Georgetown University graduate. Dean was previously an associate producer, […]

NBC’s “Meet the Press” promotes two staff members

NBC’s “Meet the Press” has appointed Matt Rivera editorial director of content strategy and Justice Gilpin-Green as producer on the content strategy team. Rivera was recently a senior digital producer, “Meet the Press.” He has previously also led NBC News Digital’s original video coverage. He was also a multimedia producer and reporter at The Wall […]

NBC News hires Bishara as senior producer

NBC News digital video productions has tapped Yara Bishara as senior producer, features and specials. She joins from The New Yorker, where she was a supervising producer, documentaries. She was also a content development manager at Quibi and previously worked as a producer and then as a senior producer at The New Yorker from December […]

Richards joins NBC News as a political reporter

Zoë Richards is now a political reporter at NBC News. She was previously a breaking news reporter at The Daily Beast. She was also a news writer at TPM Media LLC and an assistant producer at PRETTYBIRD, both in New York. She was also a production intern at MSNBC. She has previously also interned at […]

NBC News taps Sorkin to host series for streaming service

Business journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin will be producing and hosting a limited series for NBC News Now, the free streaming service of NBC News. The new series are expected to launch later this year. Sorkin co-anchors the CNBC morning show “Squawk Box” and serves as a business columnist for The New York Times. He also […]

Glisson departs PBS for NBC News

Fiona Glisson has joined NBC News as an associate producer. She previously produced segments for PBS’ “Washington Week” and reported for the show’s website. Before that, she worked at the CBS Evening News, producing the opening sequence of the broadcast for the network’s flagship nightly broadcast. She has also worked on the CBS Washington desk […]

Alemany joins MSNBC and NBC as contributor

Jacqueline Alemany is now a contributor at MSNBC and NBC News. She is co-anchor of The Early 202 newsletter at The Washington Post. Before that, she was a congressional correspondent at the Post. Alemany graduated from Harvard University.

NBC News taps Griffith for the politics team

Janelle Griffith has joined NBC News Digital’s politics team covering the 2022 midterm elections, the key intersection of politics and race, and much more. She has previously held the posts of national reporter and breaking news reporter at NBC. Before that, she was at Newsday, where she served as a features and entertainment reporter, and […]