’60 Minutes’ Veteran Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson to Lead News Programming at Nickelodeon

Laguerre-Wilkinson will oversee the recently rebooted “Nick News”

Nickelodeon has enlisted “60 Minutes” alum Magalie Laguerre-Wilkinson as vice president of news programming, the ViacomCBS network announced Tuesday.

In the newly created role, Laguerre-Wilkinson will spearhead Nickelodeon’s news programming and serve as an executive producer on the recently rebooted “Nick News.” She will lead the effort to “speak to kids about the news and issues of the day they care about most,” leading research, development and execution of news segments for “Nick News” and other platforms.

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Reid Nakamura

Reid Nakamura

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