New primetime news show hosted by Chris Cuomo to debut October 3

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  • Alexandra “Dusty” Cohen, Jonathan Faulhaber, Renee Cullen and Hillary Kun among top senior production recruits
  • First look at the trailer, graphics and promotions launching this week

NEW YORK, (September 7, 2022) – NewsNation today announced that “CUOMO” has officially begun production in New York, unveiling its first official trailer, artwork and first promotional videos for the show. The prime-time news program, hosted by multi-award-winning broadcast presenter and lawyer Chris Cuomo, will debut Monday, October 3 and air weeknights at 8 p.m. ET / 7 p.m. CT on NewsNation . Alexandra “Dusty” Cohen has been named executive producer of “CUOMO,” which will be produced live at Nexstar Production Studios in downtown Manhattan.

“Dusty is an absolute dynamo who has assembled an editorial team with the experience, drive and courage to do great things,” Mr. Cuomo said. “I am so grateful to have this talented group of industry veterans and visionaries join me in this exciting new venture with NewsNation.”

“I’ve known Chris Cuomo for nearly 30 years, and he’s hands down the best interviewer of our generation,” said Ms. Cohen, who spent nearly two decades at “The View,” where she worked closely with Barbara Walters and Bill Geddie. as part of the original production team behind the show’s success. “I am grateful to NewsNation for this incredible opportunity and am blown away by the number of heavyweights from the news and discussion industry who have joined our team. We hit the ground running.

Notable “CUOMO” senior production hires include:

· Senior Supervising Producer Jonathan Faulhaber – Mr. Faulhaber is a multi-Emmy nominated talk show and field producer who has held executive positions for NBC Universal (“Today” and “The Meredith Vieira Show”), DebMar Mercury, Discovery, ABC News, and “The View”.

· Director Renee Cullen – Ms. Cullen is an award-winning news director who most recently served as Creative Director for CBS News and previously as Senior Coordinating Director for CNN.

· Senior Broadcast Producer Ron Messer – Mr. Messer is an award-winning producer who most recently served as Senior Producer at CNN+. He has extensive experience in news, documentaries and special programming for various media including: Al Jazeera America, Fox News Channel, Viceland, OWN, Discovery and People TV, among others.

· Executive Producer Hillary Kun – Ms. Kun is a former Primetime Emmy Award-winning co-executive producer for ‘The Daily Show With Jon Stewart’. She most recently served as head of talent at CNN+ and has also held booking and production roles at The Atlantic, ABC News (GMA3) and NBC Universal.

· Talent Producer Brad LaRosa – Mr. LaRosa is a seasoned talent manager who served as supervising producer for “The Barbara Walters Specials.” He has also served as a talent recruiter for ABC News, SiriusXM, and 20th Century Fox, among others.

About NewsNation

NewsNation is a national cable news and entertainment network serving 70 million television homes across the United States. Formerly known as WGN America, the network is owned and operated by Nexstar Media Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Nexstar Media Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXST). NewsNation is America’s source for unbiased news, where engaged citizens get information that represents the full range of perspectives across the country. The network draws on the local market, regional and national expertise of Nexstar’s 5,500 local journalists in 110 local newsrooms across the country. NewsNation is available on a variety of cable and satellite providers, streaming platforms, online and on the NewsNation app.