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Corporation for Public Broadcasting Announces New VP of Journalism

Corporation for Public Broadcasting Announces New VP of Journalism

The Corporation for Public Broadcasting has announced Joy Lin as their new VP of Journalism. In her new role, she’ll focus on strategy, planning, and major initiatives. Lin brings with her more than a decade of experience as a network TV producer, most recently as a Producer at ABC’s This Week With George Stephanopoulos. Prior to that, Lin served as a White House Producer for Fox News during the Obama administration where she traveled overseas to cover the president in Thailand, Russia, Italy, Germany, Kenya, and more. The Harvard College graduate was also at CBS News where she served in a variety of roles including Associate Producer for the Early Show and CBS Weekend News, Reporter, Assignment Editor, and Broadcast Associate. “I look forward to working with colleagues across public media to develop journalistic work that withstands the test of time. I am thrilled to be joining CPB in this role,” Lin said. More here.

Reports Show Potential Impact of Trump Admin’s Refusal to Defend Federal Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions

Reports Show Potential Impact of Trump Admin’s Refusal to Defend Federal Protections for Pre-Existing Conditions

Ajit Pai Says He’s Not Going Anywhere

Ajit Pai Says He’s Not Going Anywhere