Tuesday Tipsheet


Shawnte Passmore is moving out west, closer to family, friends and all the rest. The UConn grad is leaving WFSB for CBS 13 in Sacramento.

WFSB alum Gayle King is marking her tenth anniversary as the lead host of CBS Mornings. It’s notable that this People magazine article describes her as “a presenter.”

The New England First Amendment Coalition has added three Connecticut journalists to its board of directors:

Julia Bergman – Hearst Connecticut
Jeff Cohen – WNPR
Carlos VirgenThe Day of New London

Shirley Leung of the Boston Globe and Penelope Overton of the Portland Press Herald were also named to the board. The NEFAC works to promote access to public records.

Add Savannah Guthrie of the Today Show to our running list of newsers who have tested positive for Covid.

Friday she left NPR, leaving a wake of network self-reflection behind her, by Monday Audie Cornish announced she will join CNN+, the network’s yet to launch paid streaming service.

Goli Sheikholeslami, the head of New York Public Radio will become the next chief executive of Politico.

Symone Sanders, a Democratic operative who worked most recently for Vice President Kamala Harris, is joining NBC to anchor a weekend show on MSNBC and on the network’s streaming service.

Stay warm San Diego!!

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