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PBS NewsHour splits the baby; Ifill, Woodruff named co-anchors

Tuesday, August 6, 2013

PBS NewsHour’s long on-air try-out to replace Jim Lehrer as host (he stepped aside back in June, 2011) has officially ended. Gwen Ifill and Judy Woodruff today were named co-anchors. Each will also hold managing editor titles. Below them, Jeffrey Brown, Ray Suarez and Margaret Warner were named chief correspondents; Hari Sreenivasan senior correspondent. Press release from president and CEO Paula Kerger is here.

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