NBCUniversal News Group is renewing its deal with roughly 200 affiliates across the country. In light of this new deal, NBC’s affiliate news service NBC NewsChannel will undergo a reorganization that includes a number of editorial layoffs.
As part of a larger effort to promote better communication and streamline how information is shared across its newsrooms, the NBCUniversal News Group this summer released NewsConnect, a centralized platform that lets staffers throughout the organization share information and story updates.
The camcorders will be used for field news acquisition for all NBC News shows as well as for use by MSNBC, CNBC and Telemundo.
The online community for women becomes part of the NBC News Digital portfolio overseen by Vivian Schiller, senior VP and chief digital officer at NBC News.
Taking steps to dissolve the company’s various news fiefdoms, NBCUniversal CEO Steve Burke today created a new centralized business unit that includes NBC News, MSNBC and CNBC. NBCUniversal’s human resources chief Patricia Fili-Krushel has been installed as chairman of NBCUniversal News Group.