NBC News Names New Senior Political Reporter TVNewser

NBC News has a new senior political reporter. TVNewser reports that the network news division has appointed political editor Perry Bacon Jr. to the post.

Bacon has been an on-air contributor for MSNBC and will continue in that capacity, while also contributing to

In a memo, NBC News D.C. bureau chief Ken Strickland and chief White House correspondent Chuck Todd said Bacon will be “one of our leading voices covering the upcoming 2014 and 2016 campaigns and beyond.”

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