You will be redirected back to your article in seconds

Isikoff jumps to NBC News

Newsweek investigative reporter gets TV gig

Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent.

Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a regular face through the years on NBC News’ “Meet the Press.” According to NBC, Isikoff will report for all platforms of NBC News, including “NBC Nightly News,” “Today” and MSNBC.

“Michael is one of the most respected and distinguished investigative journalists in the business,” said NBC News prexy Steve Capus. “I am extremely proud of our investigative team and having Michael join the ranks of Lisa Myers, Chris Hansen and Pete Williams makes our investigative unit the strongest in the industry.”

Isikoff had been with Newsweek since 1994, and led the mag’s coverage of the Monica Lewinsky affair. He helped Newsweek earn awards for its post-Sept. 11 coverage, as well as its probe of the Abu Ghraib scandal.

Separately on Monday, CBS announced plans for “CBS Evening News” anchor Katie Couric and “Early Show” anchor Harry Smith to broadcast live from the Gulf Coast about the BP oil crisis at least once a week. The telecasts, which start next Monday, will continue “for the duration of the crisis” — although experts now believe the impact of the disaster there will be felt for years. “The oil spill in the Gulf will continue to be a major story for the foreseeable future,” said CBS News and Sports prexy Sean McManus. “Our commitment to anchor live from there at least once a week reflects the importance of the story.”

More TV

  • CBS Warns of Blackout for Dish

    CBS Warns of Blackout for Dish Subscribers

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

  • Kelly Wright

    Opponents of Fox-Sky Deal Speak Out at Houses of Parliament

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

  • Comcast X1 the voice voting grid

    Comcast Viewers Can Vote for 'The Voice' Contestants Using Their X1 Remote Control

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

  • Patricia Janiot Jumps to Univision News

    Patricia Janiot Jumps to Univision News from CNN

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

  • Get Out

    'Get Out,' 'Detroit,' Issa Rae, Jay-Z, Mary J. Blige Among Top NAACP Image Award Nominees

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

  • Sportsman of the YearEventAtlantic Barclays Center/Brooklyn,

    Sports Illustrated Broadcasting Sportsperson of the Year Awards for First Time (EXCLUSIVE)

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

  • Eagles Cowboys Sunday Night Football ratings

    TV Ratings: 'Sunday Night Football' Scores Best Numbers Since Week 1

    Struggling Newsweek got more bad news Monday, as longtime investigative reporter Michael Isikoff ankled to join NBC News as national investigative correspondent. Isikoff is already familiar with the NBC News operation, having been an MSNBC contributor since January 2009, appearing regularly on “The Rachel Maddow Show” and “Hardball With Chris Matthews.” He’s also been a […]

More From Our Brands

Access exclusive content