Friday, July 20, 2007

CNN Newsource Hires Kate Bolduan as Correspondent for D.C. Bureau

CNN Pressroom - Kate Bolduan is joining CNN Newsource’s Washington, D.C., bureau, it was announced today by Paul Crum, executive director of news operations, administration and affiliate services for CNN/U.S.

Bolduan will serve as a national correspondent and will report live from the scene of breaking news events and from the nation’s capital, providing live reports for more than 800 CNN Newsource partner stations.

“The addition of Kate helps us to continue to grow a well-rounded team of journalists from our D.C. ranks,” Crum said. “This lets us continue to provide the extensive reports and stories that are important to our Newsource affiliates.”

Bolduan comes to CNN Newsource from WTVD-TV in Raleigh, N.C., where she served as a reporter with an emphasis on breaking news and live coverage. During that time, Bolduan covered stories of national interest including Tropical Storm Ernesto, the Apex chemical fire, the Duke lacrosse case and a at a high school in Orange County, N.C.

She graduated with honors from the George Washington University with a bachelor's degree in journalism.

CNN Newsource, comprised of approximately 800 affiliates including TV stations and local/regional cable news channels throughout North America, is the most widely distributed syndicated news service. Through continuous digital media distribution and five digital satellite channels, CNN Newsource provides partners with the news content necessary to produce competitive newscasts. This includes: CNN Worldwide’s global newsgathering resources; the collective coverage power of CNN Newsource affiliates; customized live coverage of breaking news from CNN correspondents and localized CNN Marketsource reports live from the floor of the NYSE. Additionally, CNN Newsource stations benefit from CNN Newsbeam, which provides satellite time and fiber connectivity from CNN's vast global resources at lower than market rates. CNN Newsource also helps prepare tomorrow’s journalists by providing service at no charge to colleges and universities through its Newsource in the Classroom program.



Blogger Bill said...

She's probably replacing Sumi Das, who I think is pregnant and working for a station in California.

5:29 PM  

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