CNBC senior vice president Dan Colarusso announced that Emily Wilkins, above, joined its, D.C. bureau “as a correspondent covering Congress, key regulatory issues and policies that impact American businesses and the economy. An award-winning journalist, Emily comes to us from Bloomberg Government, where she covered Congress with a focus on House leadership making her well-versed in breaking down Washington news for executives and investors. Emily previously covered education and labor for both Bloomberg Government and CQ Roll Call. She graduated from Michigan State with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and political science and currently serves as the Vice President of the National Press Club.” More here.
Andrea Owen is now D.C. deputy bureau chief for ABC News reporting to Washington bureau chief Jonathan Greenberger, reports TVNewser. A 30-year veteran of ABC News, Owen has been a consistent contributor on both the editorial side and operational side of the business. She began her ABC News career as an intern in London before becoming a desk assistant and has worked on all major special events including inaugurations, state funerals, the 2020 Democratic National Convention, the network’s recent coverage of King Charles III’s coronation and Queen Elizabeth II’s platinum jubilee and state funeral, as well as interviews with world leaders. Owen will transition from overseeing field and bureau operations for the network to this new role over the summer.
George Watson, a former Washington bureau chief, White House correspondent and vp for ABC News, died. He was 86, reports The Hollywood Reporter. After serving as a correspondent and bureau chief in Moscow and London, where he covered major events in Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Watson returned to the U.S. in 1975 as ABC News’ White House correspondent.A year later, he was named Washington bureau chief and vp, a role he held two different times, spanning 12 years total.