Based on Vogue, Rashida Jones will formally begin her new position because the community’s president on Feb. 1, 2021, changing present president Phil Griffin’s 25 years on the information station. He has held the position of president for the previous 12 years.
Rashida at present serves as a senior vp of the community, overseeing main information occasions, breaking information, and daytime programming at MSNBC.
With Rashida’s promotion, she is going to develop into the primary Black govt to run a serious U.S. information community and essentially the most distinguished Black ladies in cable information.
“Rashida is aware of and understands MSNBC, partially as a result of it is the place she began when she first joined NBCU seven years in the past,” NBCUniversal Information Group Chairman Cesar Conde wrote in an e-mail to staff. “She is aware of that it’s the individuals who work right here that make it nice, and she or he understands its tradition. She additionally appreciates the affect and potential of the model.”