Your career highlights this morning:
- As a part of an effort to cover "everything from the next Ferguson to the next 'Formation'," MTV News has just announced the hiring of TNR's Jamil Smith (at right) as senior national correspondent. Read all about it here.
- MTV News also recently added Refinery29's Erica Futterman as New York bureau chief. Read more here.
Meanwhile, elsewhere in the industry:
- The Associated Press has named Zeina Karam news director for Lebanon and Syria, a "new position that consolidates leadership in video, text and photo coverage." More here.
- Quartz welcomes Erik Olsen as West Coast video correspondent. Olsen joins from the New York Times, where he was a senior video journalist.