Anna Shoup

Anna Shoup is the local/national editor for the PBS NewsHour. Labeled as an "onliner" at the NewsHour, she will remain part of the Digital News Core at the PBS NewsHour but with a new seat at the heart of the reorganized and merged newsroom. She coordinates with local stations to develop collaborative editorial projects such as Patchwork Nation, a partnership to cover the economy in different types of places, and the 2006 and 2008 elections. She also helps out with daily news updates, multimedia stories and social media projects. She is writing about the NewsHour reorganization for MediaShift.

by Anna Shoup

Collaboration is one of the public broadcasting buzzwords of the moment. The new PBS NewsHour is a national news organization that is trying to figure out how collaboration works. Collaboration was one of the bullet points when we announced the changes to the program. As with the staff reorganization, which I wrote about in my […] more »

by Anna Shoup

About two months have passed since we officially became the PBS NewsHour. I wrote my previous update for MediaShift” just after the two staffs — broadcast and online — merged into one building and were getting used to having each other around. But, really, how merged have these two teams become? The initial good news […] more »

by Anna Shoup

This is the first of a series of posts by Anna Shoup, the local/national editor for the program that will soon be renamed “PBS NewsHour.” She will provide an insider’s look at how the broadcast is changing, including the recent merging of its broadcast and online teams. The “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” is re-incarnating itself […] more »