Updates at The Atlantic, KNBC
Natasha Bertrand, who has been a political correspondent for Business Insider, is moving to The Atlantic. She’ll be a staff writer for the magazine, covering national security and the intelligence community with a focus on developments in the Trump-Russia investigation. Prior to Business Insider, Bertrand worked at a political think tank in Madrid researching EU relations with the Middle East and North Africa. She later served as the CSR intern at the oil and gas industry association for environmental and social issues in London, focusing on human rights and sustainable development.
Mekahlo Medina, who had been the interim co-anchor of KNBC’s weekend editions of “Today in LA” for the past year, has been named permanent co-anchor. He’ll also continue to anchor “TheTrend” segment, covering technology and social media, on “NBC4 Midday.” Medina joined KNBC in 2006 and previously worked as a reporter at KSTP in Minneapolis, KPNX in Phoenix and KOB in Albuquerque.