or


[07/14/11 - 09:13 AM]
Elizabeth Cole Named Executive Producer of "Dateline NBC"
Most recently, Cole served as Executive Editor of "Dateline," reporting into David Corvo.

[via press release from NBC]

ELIZABETH COLE NAMED EXECUTIVE PRODUCER OF "DATELINE NBC"

July 14, 2011 - New York, NY - NBC News President Steve Capus announced today that Elizabeth Cole has been named Executive Producer of "Dateline NBC," effective immediately. Most recently, Cole served as Executive Editor of "Dateline," reporting into David Corvo who was named Senior Executive Producer of "Dateline" and the new NBC News primetime newsmagazine show.

In her new position, Cole will oversee the award-winning production of "Dateline," working closely with David Corvo, its esteemed anchor Ann Curry, and its talented team of correspondents and producers.

"Liz's contributions to 'Dateline' have been tremendous," said Capus. "She is not only a world-class producer, she's admired by her peers and a true leader. What has been accomplished under her as Executive Editor has been astounding and I know that as Executive Producer, Liz will continue to inspire 'Dateline's' award-winning team to produce high quality, entertaining and engaging stories for our loyal viewers."

Formerly Executive Editor, Cole was responsible for supervising the day-to-day editorial operations of "Dateline," including primetime specials on the royal wedding, the Japan earthquake, the Gabrielle Giffords shooting, the Inauguration of Barack Obama, the Hudson River plane crash, and the death of Michael Jackson.

Prior to that, she was a producer at "Dateline" where she produced some of the newsmagazine's most notable broadcasts including The Last Days of Jesus, Secrets of the da Vinci Code and Eyewitness to History, a two-hour NBC News farewell to Tom Brokaw. She also produced Tom Brokaw documentaries on the detention of asylum seekers in the U.S., the Iraq War, and intelligence failures leading up to the events of September 11th.

In addition to her work at NBC News, in 2000 Cole served as Vice President and Senior Executive Producer of programming for Pseudo.com, a pioneering streaming video website. At Pseudo, Cole oversaw ten hours a day of live, interactive programming on topics ranging from technology to pop culture to politics, including Pseudo's acclaimed coverage of the Republican and Democratic National Conventions.

Cole began her career in journalism as a researcher for NBC News' Maria Shriver unit in 1991, working on her primetime specials and documentaries. She served as an associate producer for "Dateline" from 1993 to 1997, a segment producer for the newsmagazine from 1997 to 2000 and 2001 to 2003, and broadcast producer from 2003 to 2005.

She is the recipient of two Headliner Awards (2000 and 2005), a Radio Television News Directors Association Award (2002), a Sigma Delta Chi Award (2002), two Clarion Awards (1998 and 2002), an Overseas Press Club Award (2001) and a Gracie Award for Outstanding Individual Achievement (2000).

Cole graduated from Vassar College in 1990, where she co-founded the campus TV station, VCTV. She lives in Brooklyn, New York with her husband, AETN Television VP of Broadband Strategy and Development, Christian Martin, and their two children.





  [july 2011]  
S
M
T
W
T
F
S
     


· DATELINE NBC (NBC)
· ROCK CENTER WITH BRIAN WILLIAMS (NBC)









[04/24/14 - 10:30 AM]
truTV Unveils Designers Competing on the New Series "Motor City Masters"
Brooke Burns hosts the series, premiering Tuesday, June 24 at 10:00/9:00c on the cable channel.

[04/24/14 - 10:01 AM]
Rising British Band Rixton to Perform on Monday, April 28 Live Telecast of "The Voice"
Coaches Shakira and Usher will perform a song with their respective teams on the Tuesday show.

[04/24/14 - 09:07 AM]
NBC Sports Group Presents Record 15.5 Hours of Kentucky Derby Coverage
NBC's Kentucky Derby coverage, which has been honored with the Eclipse Award in the Television-Live Programming category for the past two years, includes 7.5 hours on Derby Day on NBC and NBCSN.

[04/24/14 - 08:50 AM]
Encore Telecast of "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" Builds On Its Lead-In by 10% in Adults 18-49
NBC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 23.

[04/24/14 - 08:45 AM]
Wednesday's Broadcast Ratings: FOX Tops Viewers, Demos with "American Idol"
The network's mainstay is up double-digits from last week among adults 18-49.

[04/24/14 - 08:28 AM]
ABC's "Modern Family" Is Up as Wednesday's #1 TV Show for Its 6th Straight Original
ABC spins the numbers for Wednesday, April 23.

[04/24/14 - 07:49 AM]
"Jimmy Kimmel Live: Behind the Scandalabra" Delivers the Show's Most-Watched-Ever Late-Night Telecast
ABC spins the late-night numbers for the week of April 14-18.

[04/24/14 - 07:06 AM]
Summer Is On! Travel Channel Celebrates the Sights, Sounds and Flavors of the Season with Its Annual "We Are Summer" Programming Event
"Insane Coaster Wars: World Domination," "Xtreme Waterparks," "Food Paradise," "Bikinis & Boardwalks" and "BBQ Crawl" are all back for new seasons.

[04/24/14 - 07:06 AM]
A&E Kicks Off Summer with the Return of Hit Drama Series "Longmire"
The series continues as the network's #1 original drama series of all time in total viewers with season two averaging 6 million, a record for any A&E drama season delivery (based on Live+7 viewing).

[04/23/14 - 06:56 PM]
ESPN's 2014 "Monday Night Football" Schedule
The 45th season will kick off with a doubleheader Monday, September 8 - New York Giants at Detroit Lions (7 p.m. ET) and San Diego Chargers at Arizona Cardinals (10:15 p.m. / 7:15 p.m. PT).

[04/23/14 - 06:40 PM]
21st NFL on FOX Schedule Unveiled
It's a season of firsts once the action gets underway as FOX Sports becomes the only NFL broadcaster to cover two games from London in the same season, the first of which features the earliest kickoff in NFL history.

[04/23/14 - 05:03 PM]
2014 "Thursday Night Football" Broadcast Schedule Announced
The 16-game Thursday Night Football schedule kicks off on September 11 with Steelers vs. Ravens from Baltimore and ends with a Week 16 Saturday double-header on December 20.

[04/23/14 - 05:02 PM]
2014 NBC "Sunday Night Football" Schedule Announced
Highlights include 19 primetime games, including the NFL's opening game of the season, NFL Kickoff 2014 and NBC's annual Thanksgiving night game.

[04/23/14 - 02:59 PM]
Discovery Channel's Season Premiere of "Deadliest Catch" Is Highest Rated Premiere in Three Seasons
Discovery spins the numbers for Tuesday, April 22.

[04/23/14 - 02:51 PM]
Tuesday's Cable Ratings & Broadcast Finals: "The Voice" Keeps NBC on Top in Demos
Plus: numbers for MTV's "Faking It," Investigation Discovery's "Bad Teachers" and Discovery's "Deadliest Catch."