NBC Names Arensberg Deputy DC Bureau Chief

Holt Spends 2 Nights In Prison For News Show

A sobering trip inside Louisiana State Penitentiary frames Friday’s Dateline NBC report about 1990s-era “tough on crime” legislation and what it has meant for society today. The show is repeated Sunday night on MSNBC, along with a Holt-moderated town hall meeting from inside another well-known prison, New York’s Sing Sing.

Former NBC Newsman Jack Perkins Dies

Perkins spent 25 years at NBC News as a correspondent, commentator and anchorman, before taking his talents to cable, where he would host the long-running A&E docuseries Biography from 1994 to 1999. He was 85.

 

NBC News Grows Engagement On Verticals

Last Saturday, NBC News’ Think newsletter subscribers got an entry that looked very different from what they’re used to. The rebooted product is a small part of NBC News’ larger effort to become more responsive to audience needs. A trio of vertical sites launched in 2017 — Mach, which focused on emerging technology; Better, focused on health, wellness and productivity; and Think — have led that charge, helping NBC News experiment with new features and tactics and to figure out what types of content it should be producing for different pockets of its audience.

Lester Holt Moonlights As A Rocker

NBC News, MSNBC Moving Washington Offices

The two news organizations will move from their current spaces near O&O WRC on Nebraska Avenue in upper northwest quadrant on the city to Capitol Hill, NBC News Chairman Andy Lack told staffers at town hall today. Some 350 employees will be in their new offices by March 3, the company said. This story was first reported by Politico.

NBC Unearths 1992 Video Of Trump, Jeffrey Epstein

The video provides a glimpse of Donald J. Trump in his element, sidling between a dance floor filled with NFL cheerleaders and the sidelines at his Mar-a-Lago club in Florida.

Quibi, NBC News Target Millennials

Quibi is to launch two daily news shows aimed at millennials after striking a deal with NBC News. The broadcaster’s news operations becomes the first producer to partner with Jeffrey Katzenberg and Meg Whitman’s short-form digital service for its curated daily news strand Daily Essentials.

Andrea Mitchell To Receive Lifetime Emmy

Andrea Mitchell is in the midst of her 42nd year as an NBC News journalist, and she will be honored with the Lifetime Achievement Award at the 40th Annual News & Documentary Emmy Awards later this year.

How Keith Morrison And ‘Dateline’ Became True Crime Sex Symbols