Staff Updates at NBC Nightly News & MSNBC
Senior broadcast producer Sam Singal has been promoted to executive producer for NBC Nightly News replacing Pat Burkey. Prior to his role as senior broadcast producer, Singal served as executive producer of NBC Nightly News – Weekend Edition since August 2011. Before that, he was senior broadcast producer for the program.
Burkey is moving on from his role at NBC Nightly News to oversee afternoon news coverage at MSNBC as executive producer. He was the executive producer for NBC Nightly News since July 2011. Prior to that, he was executive producer for weekend editions of both Today and NBC Nightly News. He also served as a senior broadcast producer on The News with Brian Williams, as well as a senior broadcast producer for The News on CNBC.
Additionally, Kate Snow has been named anchor for Sunday editions of NBC Nightly News, as well as a dayside anchor for MSNBC weekdays from 3pm to 5pm, EST beginning October 4.
Very excited about my new role: http://t.co/cCDm6Hx7tr
— Kate Snow (@tvkatesnow) September 17, 2015
Snow was previously a correspondent for NBC News including working on shows such as Rock Center with Brian Williams and Dateline NBC since May 2010. Prior to that, she was anchor for the weekend edition of Good Morning America since its launch in September 2004.
Also, Izzy Povich has been named an executive producer for mornings at MSNBC. She was previously vice president of talent and development at MSNBC since August 2013. Povich also served as senior executive producer for The Last Word with Lawrence O’Donnell since July 2010. Prior to that, she was executive producer for Countdown with Keith Olbermann since February 2004.
Lastly, Chuck Todd has announced the title and debut for the latest MSNBC show, MTP Daily. The news show will debut on September 28. Todd serves as the political director for NBC News and MSNBC contributing political analysis for all platforms. He is additionally an editor for First Read and host of Meet the Press and MTP Daily.
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