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Friday, February 1, 2013

In Wake of Restructuring, NBC News President Quits

In Wake of Restructuring, NBC News President QuitsSteve Capus, right, with Pat Fili-Krushel, told employees in an e Charles Sykes/NBC Steve Capus, right, with Pat Fili-Krushel, told employees in an e-mail that it was an “extremely difficult decision to walk away.” 8:30 p.m. | Updated. The longest-serving more
New York Times (blog) ( 2/1/2013 7:27:40 PM -08:00 )

NBC News president Steve Capus says he is resigning after 7 years of running
NEW YORK — NBC News President Steve Capus, who presided over years of strong ratings at the news division and expanded digital offerings but was hurt by the downfall of the “Today” show, said Friday that he was resigning. The Philadelphia-area native more
Washington Post ( 2/1/2013 6:20:18 PM -08:00 )

NBC News president Steve Capus stepping down
NEW YORK — NBC News President Steve Capus says he is leaving after seven years running the network's news division. While NBC News stood at the top of the ratings during most of his tenure, the decline of the "Today" show over the past year was a more
Wall Street Journal ( 2/1/2013 5:16:08 PM -08:00 )

Steve Capus leaves NBC News worse off in ratings and journalism
Ending a tenure marked by the costly decline of the 'Today' show, the failure of the newsmagazine 'Rock Center' and an erosion of journalistic values, Steve Capus Friday resigned as president of NBC News after almost eight years on the job. While NBC more
Baltimore Sun (blog) ( 2/1/2013 2:36:56 PM -08:00 )

NBC News President Capus to leave network
By Liana B. Baker and Peter Lauria. Fri Feb 1, 2013 6:21pm EST. (Reuters) - NBC News President Steve Capus will be leaving the network in the coming weeks after struggles at the unit, including lower ratings for its flagship morning TV show, "Today." more
Reuters ( 2/1/2013 2:03:49 PM -08:00 )

NBC News' Steve Capus is leaving his post.
NBC NewsThis Peacock is cooked. NBC News president Steve Capus has resigned following a rough eight-year tenure on top where, under his watch, the “Today” show lost its 16-year winning streak to “Good Morning America,” the primetime news magazine, “Rock more
New York Daily News ( 2/1/2013 1:27:07 PM -08:00 )

Steve Capus out as head of NBC News
Capus, who noted in his exit memo he'd been with NBC news two decades, had presided over the news division since '05, when he was named to the post by then NBC honcho Jeff Zucker — who is now over at CNN, trying to resuscitate that ratings hungry more
Washington Post (blog) ( 2/1/2013 12:42:52 PM -08:00 )

NBC News President Steve Capus Steps Down After Two Decades
Steve Capus, president of NBC News, is leaving the broadcaster, which has been making changes in its executive ranks as it loses ground to ABC's morning shows. In a memo to employees today, Capus said he informed Pat Fili-Krushel, NBCUniversal News more
Bloomberg ( 2/1/2013 12:37:29 PM -08:00 )

NBC News President Steve Capus resigns
NBC News President Steve Capus announced Friday that he would be resigning from his position after nearly eight years on the job and 20 years at the network. "It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new more
Los Angeles Times ( 2/1/2013 12:35:00 PM -08:00 )

NBC News chief resigns
NBC News chief Steve Capus plans to exit the network after a 20-year career capped by the Today's loss of its ratings crown to ABC's Good Morning America. Capus, who became news-division president in 2005, told network staffers today that "it is an more
USA TODAY ( 2/1/2013 11:38:08 AM -08:00 )

Steve Capus to step down as president of NBC News after eight years
Steve Capus to step down as president of NBC News after eight yearsAfter nearly eight years as president of NBC News, during which its nightly newscast remained the top-rated of the big three networks, Steve Capus announced Friday that he will be stepping down. Capus, 49, said he would be leaving in "the coming weeks", more
The Guardian ( 2/1/2013 10:58:54 AM -08:00 )

NBC News President Leaving
NBC News President LeavingIt'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, more
Daily Beast ( 2/1/2013 10:26:53 AM -08:00 )

Bucks native Capus exiting as NBC News chief
Bucks native Capus exiting as NBC News chiefBucks County native and Temple grad Steve Capus is leaving the presidency of NBC News. In a memo to the news staff obtained by Politico, Capus said that "it has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new direction more
Philadelphia Inquirer (blog) ( 2/1/2013 9:45:58 AM -08:00 )

Baltimore Sun TV Critic Tears Apart Outgoing Exec Steve Capus' NBC News
Baltimore Sun TV Critic Tears Apart Outgoing Exec Steve CapusAfter news broke today that NBC News president Steve Capus will be leaving the network after months of speculation, Baltimore Sun TV critic David Zurawik tore into the outgoing exec's tenure with the broadcast network, blaming him for ratings struggles and more
Mediaite ( 2/1/2013 3:42:09 PM -08:00 )

NBC Affiliates Salute Departing Capus for Strong Network News Product
The NBC affiliates were disappointed, for the most part, to see Steve Capus, the NBC News president since 2005, announce he was moving on. But they also expressed serious confidence that NBCUniversal leadership would make the right moves to keep more
Broadcasting & Cable ( 2/1/2013 1:51:41 PM -08:00 )

Steve Capus, NBC News President, leaving network
Steve Capus is resigning from his position as NBC News President, a post he has held for almost eight years. Campus announced his resignation today in a memo to his colleagues. “It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to more
TheCelebrityCafe.com ( 2/1/2013 12:19:31 PM -08:00 )

Warminster native Capus stepping down as NBC News president
NBC News president Steve Capus, who presided over years of strong ratings at the news division, but was hurt by the downfall of the "Today" show, said Friday he was resigning. He was a longtime producer for Brian Williams before being appointed by Jeff more
phillyBurbs.com ( 2/1/2013 11:54:47 AM -08:00 )

NBC News chief Capus to exit
Capus worked at WCAU-TV and KYW-TV as a writer and producer before joining NBC News in January 1993. Peter Key: Reporter- Philadelphia Business Journal: Email | Twitter. Steve Capus said Friday he will step down in the coming weeks as president of more
Philadelphia Business Journal ( 2/1/2013 11:52:24 AM -08:00 )

NBC News prexy Steve Capus to depart
NBC News prexy Steve Capus to departIn a memo sent to staffers on Friday, Capus said: "It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new direction...I have informed (NBCUniversal News Group chairman) Pat Fili-Krushel that I will be leaving NBC News in more
Variety ( 2/1/2013 11:26:20 AM -08:00 )

Steve Capus Exiting NBC News
NBC News president Steve Capus will depart the news division in the coming weeks, he said in a memo to staff on Friday. “It has been a privilege to have spent two decades here, but it is now time to head in a new direction,” he said. “I have informed Pat more
Multichannel News ( 2/1/2013 10:58:54 AM -08:00 )