Media Shuffle: “Situation Room” Producer to Good Morning America; Good Morning America Producer to the Weather Channel, etc.

2156870844_7606f52748Situation Room Producer Leaves CNN for Good Morning America

Eric Sherling has joined ABC‘s Good Morning America as a producer. He comes from CNN, where he served as executive producer of The Situation Room with Wolf Blitzer since 2006. He had been with CNN since 2000. For additional information, call 212-456-0600.

Related: Good Morning America Producer Moves to The Weather Channel

Ted Winner has been named senior executive producer of morning programming at The Weather Channel. He most recently served as a senior producer for Good Morning America, a position he began in 2004. He will begin his duties later this month. For more information, contact 770-226-0000.

Changes afoot at CNN/Cable News Network. Mark Nelson, who had served as vice president and senior executive producer for editorial since 2004, is exiting the company. Meanwhile, Scott Matthews has taken over as director of programming for CNN Productions-Investigations, a newly-combined unit. Due to this change, executive director of CNN Productions, Jody Gottlieb, is also leaving the network. To learn more, call 404-827-1500. News Editor to Join ABC News in December

Former executive news editor Mark Schone will join ABC News in December. He will serve as a contributor for the station’s investigative unit and managing editor of its news site Blotter under chief investigative correspondent Brian Ross, 214-456-7612. Schone had been with since 2006, and has contributed to a number of publications, including SPIN, Wired and the The New York Times. For more information, contact 212-456-7777.

Forbes Reporter Heads to Big Think

Maurna Desmond, 212-242-0615, has left her position as a reporter for Forbes and joined Big Think as an associate editor. Big Think provides interviews with leading minds in various fields, including media, religion and politics. For more details, call Forbes at 212-620-2200 and Big Think at 212-242-0617.

Hartford Business Journal Editor for Patch

The Hartford Business Journal is losing an editor. John Ferraro is exiting the magazine in order to join Patch on Nov. 16 as editor for the Connecticut community news sites. Diane Weaver Dunne is serving as interim editor for the Hartford Business Journal until a replacement is named. For more information, call the Hartford Business Journal at 860-236-9998 or visit

Washington Times WH Reporter Leaves for  Daily Caller

Jon Ward has left his position as White House correspondent for The Washington Times and joined the staff of The Daily Caller as a senior political correspondent. Along with Ward’s departure, the Times-hosted blog POTUS Notes will no longer be updated, although a new blog covering similar topics may debut on the site when the paper hires a new White House correspondent. For more information, visit, or call The Washington Times at 202-636-3000.

New digital program director at Clear Channel

Richard McLaughlin has joined Clear Channel‘s New York cluster as digital program director. The cluster includes WALK-FM, WAXQ-FM, WHTZ-FM, WKTU-FM, WLTW-FM and WWPR-FM. McLaughlin had previously served as the content director for WFUV-FM. For more information, contact 212-377-7900.

Dunn promoted at CBS Television Network

Peter Dunn has been promoted to president of the CBS Television Network. In his new role, Dunn will oversee operations for the 29 station portfolio that CBS Television Network currently owns. He will also continue serving as president and general manager of WCBS-TV, where he has served since November 2005. For more information, contact 212-975-4321.

Drobnyk leaves Tribune Washington News Bureau

Josh Drobnyk has left the Tribune Washington News Bureau where he had served as a Washington correspondent for The Morning Call and wrote for the Pennsylvania Ave. blog. A replacement has yet to be named. For more information, contact 202-824-8200.

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