NBC News Executive Editor David Firestone Retiring After 45 Years In Journalism

NBC News Digital Executive Editor David Firestone is retiring in mid-May after 45 years in the journalism business, the last five of them at NBC. Firestone joined NBC News on May 1, 2017. He first served as managing editor for NBC News Digital, and was promoted to executive editor in March of last year.

Global Digital News Changes At NBC News

NBC News announced Thursday that Catherine Kim has been upped to SVP, global digital news, where she will continue to oversee all digital newsroom activities for NBC News and an expanded digital effort at MSNBC. David Firestone will now run the daily coverage as executive editor, NBC News digital. He will report to Kim.

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