NewsNation Names Cherie Grzech As President Of News & Politics; Michael Corn To Lead Programming And Specials

NewsNation is making changes to its top leadership, with Michael Corn becoming president of programming and specials and Cherie Grzech upped to president and managing editor of news and politics.

Corn and Grzech, who have each signed new agreements with the network, will report to Sean Compton, president of Nexstar’s networks division.

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Corn, who had been president of news since 2021, will relocate to New York and focus on some of the network’s flagship programs, including Cuomo, Elizabeth Vargas Reports and Dan Abrams Live. In his previous role, Corn was responsible for long-term strategy and day-to-day operations as the network expanded.

In her new role, Grzech will oversee all news and political programming, including NewsNation Now, NewsNation Live, The Hill and The Hill Sunday. She also will lead all network operations and manage news staff. She previously served as senior vice president and managing editor of news and politics, reporting to Corn.

The network, which launched in 2021, plans to be a full 24/7 operation by the spring, Compton said in a statement.

Corn previously served as senior executive producer of Good Morning America. Before NewsNation, Grzech was vice president of the Washington, D.C. bureau of Fox News.

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