Gralnick joins CNBC


Veteran news producer Jeff Gralnick is returning to NBC News to oversee
The News with Brian Williams on CNBC.

Gralnick most recently headed E-splosion Consulting, a consulting firm for
broadcast and Internet companies.

He previously was executive vice president of CNNfn from 1999 through 2001, and he has
been executive VP for ABC News and executive-produced The Nightly News with Tom Brokaw
for NBC.

Gralnick, who first started in broadcast news with CBS in 1959, spent 22
years with ABC News in various positions.

Flanking Gralnick on The News will be Patrick Burkey, the newscast's
senior broadcast producer.

Burkey, who has worked on Williams' show for three years, will oversee daily
responsibility for the newscast.

The show's former executive VP, Bret Marcus, will remain with NBC News to work on
special projects.