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NBC News President Leaving

It’s not a day that ends in y without a reshuffling in the media world. NBC News president Steve Capus is leaving the network, he announced in a memo Friday. Since joining the network in 1993, Capus has served as executive producer of NBC Nightside, NBC News at Sunrise, MSNBC dayside, The News With Brian Williams, NBC Nightly News With Tom Brokaw, and finally NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams. In 2005 he became the president of NBC News. In his goodbye memo, Capus noted that he has tried to “shield our journalists from the tough economic pressures,” but insisted the past few years have seen a growth for the network in ratings and profitability.

February 1, 2013 12:50 PM