NBC News announced on Monday the hiring of CNN's longtime video executive Chris Berend to run its digital operation. Berend will replace Nick Ascheim, who is currently senior vice president of digital at NBC News and MSNBC. Ascheim will be taking a new role within NBCUniversal.
Details: "Over the next few weeks, Nick will be moving into a role working to improve digital performance across the NBC News Group and will continue to partner with the NBCUniversal Digital Enterprises team. More details will come on his role," the note says.