A former news producer at CNN has been named as the first news director for BitTorrent, the tech company behind the peer-to-peer file-sharing software.
MediaPost reports that Harrison Bohrman will run BitTorrent News, a live-streaming TV news network.
“Bohrman will build a team of journalists from the ground up, leading the development, planning and production for BitTorrent News,” the story reports.
BitTorrent unveiled plans last month for the new network.
Bohrman told the publication: “I love anytime there’s breaking news and you get a Twitter tweet, you click the tweet, and you can be watching live coverage. That’s what we want to deliver to our audience, on the Internet, streaming live news.”