Anchors Away to National Show


Top anchors from cable news channels will serve as general-session moderators at the upcoming National Show, the National Cable & Telecommunications Association said Thursday.

Ron Insana, anchor of CNBC's Street Signs, will moderate Sunday’s opening general-session panel, which includes Paul Allen, chairman, Vulcan Inc.; Bing Gordon, executive vice president and chief creative officer, Electronic Arts Inc.; Tom Rutledge, chief operating officer, Cablevision Systems Corp.; and Jerry Yang, cofounder and “Chief Yahoo,” Yahoo! Inc.

Anderson Cooper, host of Cable News Network's Anderson Cooper 360, will moderate the Monday discussion among John Chambers, CEO, Cisco Systems Inc.; Jeffrey Katzenberg, cofounder, DreamWorks SKG; Jon Miller, chairman and CEO, America Online Inc.; Larry Page, cofounder and president, Google; and Brian Roberts, chairman and CEO, Comcast Corp.

Stuart Varney, regular contributor and substitute anchor for Fox News Channel’s Your World with Neil Cavuto, will moderate Tuesday morning’s general session with Glenn Britt, chairman and CEO, Time Warner Cable; Rob Glaser, chairman and CEO, RealNetworks Inc.; Len Lauer, president and COO, Sprint Corp.; and Jim Robbins, CEO, Cox Communications Inc.

And Maria Bartiromo,host of CNBC's The Wall Street Journal Report with Maria Bartiromo and anchor of Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo, as well as co-anchor of Closing Bell with Maria Bartiromo and Tyler Mathisen, will moderate Tuesday afternoon’s closing general session, which will feature Jeff Bewkes, chairman, entertainment and network group, Time Warner Inc.; Peter Chernin, president and COO, News Corp.; and Bob Wright, chairman and CEO, NBC Universal.

The National Show will be held April 3-5 at the Moscone Center in San Francisco.