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Manning tapped for NATAS post

Gordon Manning, a onetime senior news executive with both CBS News and NBC News, has been elected prexy of the Intl. Council of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (NATAS) Foundation, effective immediately.

The NATAS Intl. Council underwrites a number of educational programs, including the Peter Ustinov TV Scriptwriting Award, and also sponsors courses on media study and additional outreach programs.

Manning began his career as a print journalist in the 1950s before moving to CBS News and later NBC News. For the past 10 years, he has been staff consultant of editorial projects at NBC.

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