Katie Couric presented her last CBS Evening News tonight.
Katie announced last month that she will step down on 19th May 2011. 60 Seconds correspondent, Scott Pelley, will take over from the 6th of June.
Megyn Kelly is to leave Fox News for NBC News. The 46-year-old who achieved national fame for her coverage of the 2016 presidential campaign will join NBC News in a new role, according to The New York Times. She’ll take on a “triple role” at the network – hosting a daytime news and discussion show, presenting a Sunday night news… Read more
News presenters, reporters and entire newsrooms are posting tributes and photos in solidarity with fallen journalists, TV reporter Alison Parker and cameraman Adam Ward. The pair were shot dead while reporting live on air in Virginia this morning. The shooter, Vester L. Flanagan, a former journalist at WDBJ, died at a hospital on Wednesday afternoon of a self-inflicted gunshot wound…. Read more
Two employees of CBS affiliate WDBJ7 were killed this morning in a gun attack at Bridgewater Plaza, Virgina. It happened during a live broadcast around 6:45 a.m. Police are looking for a suspect who apparently opened fire on WDBJ7 photographer Adam Ward and WDBJ7 reporter Alison Parker. Adam was 27-years-old, while Alison just turned 24. A third victim, who was… Read more
NBC’s managing editor and Nightly News presenter Brian Williams has been suspended, without pay, for six months, in the wake of an internal review of comments about his experiences in the early days of the Iraq war. In a memo to staff, NBC News president Deborah Turness announced the decision, saying it was effective immediately. “We let Brian know of… Read more
NBC News presenter, Brian Williams, has today announced he is stepping away from hosting the Nightly News for a few days. “In the midst of a career spent covering and consuming news, it has become painfully apparent to me that I am presently too much a part of the news, due to my actions,” said Williams. “As Managing Editor of… Read more
Long-time ABC11 news presenter Larry Stogner announced on Friday that he is suffering from the debilitating disease ALS and will step down from the WTVD-TV news desk, effective immediately. “Larry is the dean of our Eyewitness newsroom and the patriarch of the ABC11 family,” said Caroline Welch, president and general manager of WTVD, in a statement. “While we are rocked… Read more
NBC News’ Tom Brokaw has today said his cancer is in remission. “A year ago my future was more uncertain than I cared to acknowledge but now I face the New Year with very encouraging news,” said Brokaw, who presented “NBC Nightly News” from 1982 to 2004. He said that he will soon begin a drug regimen to keep the… Read more
Journalist Dominic Di-Natale has died at the age of 43. He had been with Fox News since 2007, which took him to Osama bin Laden’s compound, demonstrations in Egypt’s Tahrir Square and, more recently, to the scene of racially charged riots in Ferguson. Officials discovered Di-Natale’s body Wednesday in Jefferson County, Co. where the international reporter owned property. The coroner… Read more
Watch below as Charlo Greene, a reporter for Alaska’s KTVA, resigns live on air to fight for marijuana legalisation. After presenting a piece on a medical marijuana club on Sunday afternoon, she told viewers: “I – the actual owner of the Alaska Cannabis Club – will be dedicating all of my energy for fighting for freedom and fairness, which begins… Read more
A regional news presenter in America has told his viewers that he has only 6 months to live Dave Benton, who has brain cancer, presents on WCIA-TV, the CBS-affiliated television station in Champaign, Illinois. He said his brain tumor is too large for surgery or radiation, adding he’ll try a new treatment to slow the tumor’s growth, but that his… Read more