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Should Couric and Lauer be working an entertainment event?

...recent Thanksgiving Day parade that saw Katie Couric and Matt Lauer miss an obvious news story. NBC News President Steve Capus said he's comfortable with the explanation that the "Today" anchors didn't know that a balloon's tethers had...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/05/tel_29324.shtml
Television
Networks plan special coverage of Calif. recall

...place to cover a race that has shoved other political news to the side. "This isn't just a California story," Steve Capus, executive producer of NBC's "Nightly News," said Thursday. "It's a national story. It's worthy of sending...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/10/06/tel_394691.shtml
Television
MSNBC names Dan Abrams as its new G.M.

...Abrams, a Duke University graduate with a law degree from Columbia University, began peppering NBC News President Steve Capus with memos about how to improve MSNBC shortly after Capus took over his job about a year ago. "His memos were thoughtful...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/06/14/tel_85161.shtml
Television
Couric's move brings attention to often-overlooked newscasts

...is real importance in that evening-news format and there's going to continue to be real investment in it," said Steve Capus, whose work at NBC's "Nightly News" led to his elevation to network news president. Morning news is considered...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2006/04/10/tel_76533.shtml
Television
Brokaw bolsters ratings for NBC news

...million more viewers than ABC's Peter Jennings this season, compared to 412,000 during the same stretch last year. Steve Capus, the executive producer of Nightly News, said he believes viewers are more likely to turn to his broadcast during...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/10/27/tel_432565.shtml
Television
Road trips more common for TV anchors

...been on the road more than he's been in the network's New York studio, said "Nightly News" executive producer Steve Capus. Besides Iraq, Williams went to Indonesia in the aftermath of the tsunami and took trips to Dallas, Minneapolis and...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/01/31/tel_441466.shtml
Television
Brokaw exits "Nightly News" this week

...help him disengage. He took two months off during the summer of 2001 and called the office virtually every day, said Steve Capus, "Nightly News" executive producer. "Having access to the news before most people in the world is a drug and I...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/29/tel_435836.shtml
Television
NBC buys majority stake in MSNBC from Microsoft

...with just 257,000 viewers in November, versus 449,000 for CNN and 889,000 for Fox News. NBC's head of news, Steve Capus, said in a statement that he expected the deal to allow NBC to make a fuller integration of MSNBC into its news operations...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2005/12/24/bus_35406.shtml
Business
Evening news transition not end of nightly tradition

...news story was to be using a term that was offensive in some newsrooms," said "Nightly News" executive producer Steve Capus. "I think what Sept. 11 said was that we shouldn't be afraid to cover the world and America was hungry for a trusted...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2004/11/29/tel_435834.shtml
Television
Peterson case points to differences in network news shows

...there were significant developments each time it was covered, he said. Meanwhile, "Nightly News" executive producer Steve Capus said he's "entirely comfortable" with his decision to largely ignore the story, and won't judge others. He said...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2003/07/07/tel_380537.shtml
Television