NEW YORK & LONDON--()--RLM Finsbury announced today that award-winning ABC News correspondent Ned Potter has joined the Firm as a Senior Vice President in the New York office. Potter, who covered science, technology and the environment for ABC News for more than two decades, will play a significant role in RLM Finsbury’s growing science and technology practice.
Walter Montgomery, CEO of RLM Finsbury, said: “Ned’s distinguished science journalism career makes him a valuable addition to our efforts to provide sophisticated and nuanced science and technology communications on behalf of our clients. With science and technology increasingly driving business and the economy in general, Ned’s experience, knowledge, indisputable communications skills and ability to simplify the complex will bring great value to our global clientele.”
Potter served as a science correspondent since 1987 for ABC’s “World News,” and also reported for “Nightline,” “Good Morning America” and the Discovery Channel’s “Discovery News.” He has covered stories ranging from space exploration and medicine to new technology and the Internet. He consistently ranked as one of the network’s most prolific evening news reporters. Beginning in 2006, Potter also served as an editor for ABCNews.com, managing a team of reporters covering technology, politics, medicine, business and popular culture while helping the network expand its digital media footprint.
Before he joined ABC News, Potter was a correspondent at CBS News, where his assignments included science, technology, labor and national politics.
Among other honors, Potter has won the duPont-Columbia Award for excellence in broadcast journalism and the Emmy Award, as well as the Headliner, CINE Golden Eagle and Genesis awards. He shared in the Peabody Award that ABC News earned for its coverage of the September 11, 2001 terror attacks, and in two Edward R. Murrow Awards won by “World News.” He has published articles on telecommunications, television, space, medical research, and the impact of changing technology for publications including New York Magazine and the Chicago Tribune.
Potter received a bachelor’s degree at Princeton University, where he majored in the history of science and wrote his thesis on science journalism.
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