NBC News Sets Joanne LaMarca as EP, ‘Today’ Fourth Hour

Variety | 4/23/2019 | Brian Steinberg
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Just after NBC News recalibrated the fourth our of its daytime “Today” program, it has named a new executive producer to oversee the show.

Joanne LaMarca, a longtime “Today” staffer who left NBC News in 2017 after a long run, will return as the new head of the 10 a.m. hour that is now led by Hoda Kotb and Jenna Bush Hager. The hour is in the midst of a transition: Kotb’s long-time co-host, Kathie Lee Gifford, recently stepped down, succeeded by Hager. And on Monday, NBCUniversal announced that Tammy Filler, the fourth hour’s longtime chief, would move over to E! to help run an expanded news operation.

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