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Fili-Krushel Departs NBCUniversal

Pat Fili-Krushel, NBCUniversal executive VP, is departing the company. In March, Andrew Lack, who ran NBC’s news division from 1993-2001, came back to be chairman of NBC News and MSNBC, with Fili-Krushel, the former chairman of the news group, moving into a “new corporate role” on CEO Steve Burke’s executive team, according to Burke.

Fili-Krushel oversaw all of NBC News’ properties, and took fallout from the scandal involving former NBC Nightly News anchor Brian Williams, who was suspended and then reassigned after numerous misrepresentations were found in his reporting.

Michael Malone, senior content producer at B+C/Multichannel News, covers network programming, including entertainment, news and sports on broadcast, cable and streaming; and local broadcast television. He hosts the podcasts Busted Pilot, about what’s new in television, and Series Business, a chat with the creator of a new program, and writes the column “The Watchman.” He joined B+C in 2005. His journalism has also appeared in The New York Times, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Playboy and New York magazine.