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Richard Engel to NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent

Richard Engel will now serve as NBC News Chief Foreign Correspondent. He previously worked as the channel's Senior Middle East Correspondent and Beirut Bureau Chief since May 2006. According to the press release, he was also "one of the only western journalists to cover the entire war in Iraq",
"There aren't enough superlatives to describe the work that Richard has done in some of the most dangerous places on Earth for NBC News," said Capus. "His reporting, his expertise on the situation in the Middle East, his professionalism and his commitment to telling the story of what is happening there is unparalleled. Not only is this a well-deserved promotion for him, but it having him in this position makes us a better news organization." link