ARLINGTON, VA — WETA President and Chief Executive Officer Sharon Percy Rockefeller announced today the selection of Sara Just as Executive Producer of PBS NewsHour and Senior Vice President of NewsHour Productions LLC. Currently the Washington Deputy Bureau Chief at ABC News, Just will join PBS NewsHour on September 2. She will oversee the daily operations of the nightly news program, which is co-anchored by Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff and is available nationwide on more than 300 PBS stations, on public radio in select markets, and on digital content platforms. Continue reading
A 25-year veteran of ABC News, Sara worked at “Nightline” for 17 years and served as Acting Executive Producer when that program was being redesigned. She has also been a member of the network’s senior digital management team and played a key role in coordinating news coverage with digital strategy. She has earned many Emmy, Dupont, and Peabody awards for her work and been nominated for several Webbys.
Anthony Cordesman of the Center for Strategic and International Studies in Washington puts the latest round of fighting between Israel and Hamas in a broader context. Continue reading
PBS NewsHour Weekend anchor Hari Sreenivasan spilled some public media secrets on “The Daily Show” with Jon Stewart Wednesday night. We missed twerking. Hari Sreenivasan came clean Wednesday night about the NewsHour’s lack of twerking coverage when he joined Jon … Continue reading
ICYMI: @gwenifill and @judywoodruff closed out their first show as official co-anchors with…a fist-bump http://t.co/HNph8myUKZ — NewsHour (@NewsHour) September 9, 2013 -JS
Photo by Joshua Barajas It’s 6 p.m. EDT — what program are you watching? Co-anchors Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff are kicking off the program now. Watch us live on our UStream channel.
NewsHour correspondents have traveled around the country in recent months talking to Americans about their experiences in the decade since 9/11. Here is a preview of the PBS NewsHour’s 90-minute 9/11 special, which will air at 8 p.m. ET on most PBS stations and live online. Continue reading