Former Executive Producer of ‘Meet the Press’, Betsy Fischer Martin, Is Leaving NBC News After 20 Years

Betsy Fischer Martin
Betsy Fischer Martin

Betsy Fischer Martin, the former executive producer of “Meet the Press” is leaving NBC News after more than 20 years with the network.

In a note to colleagues, Fischer Martin writes, “Exactly 23 years ago this week I walked a few blocks down Nebraska Avenue from American University to start an internship at a TV show called ‘Meet the Press.’ I soon met a lawyer and politico turned journalist named Tim Russert who convinced me to forget about my admission to law school and stick around to help cover the 1992 presidential election.”

Fischer Martin would go on to work for the show as an associate producer and producer, and in 2002 was named EP a job she held until last summer when she was named managing editor of NBC News political programming.

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Source: Media Bistro | Chris Ariens 

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