NBC Makes it Official

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NBC News has made it official, Deborah Turness is the new President of NBC News.

Turness was running ITV News but will take over at NBC News in August.

"It is quite simply the greatest imaginable honor to be named as the next president of NBC News. I am hugely excited by the opportunities that lie ahead and look forward to working with the talented journalists and technicians who make it one of the great global news operations. I owe so much to ITN for nearly 25 fabulous years of adventures and challenges. It has been a huge privilege to be the editor of ITV News, and to work alongside such a wonderful team of motivated, brave and loyal people," Turness said in a statement.