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'Today' show executive Noah Oppenheim is named president of NBC News

'Today' show executive Noah Oppenheim is named president of NBC News

NBC News moved to shake up its management team Tuesday, putting the future of the news division in the hands of Noah Oppenheim, the executive in charge of the network’s highly profitable morning show “Today.”

The respected 38-year-old news producer, who also has a successful career as a screenwriter, is replacing Deborah Turness as president of news. Turness, the former British television executive who arrived at NBC News in 2013 is returning to London, where she will run a new international news gathering venture for NBC News, which is looking to expand globally.

The leadership changes come at a critical time for NBC News. This fall, the division is creating a new network...

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