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Russert's Successor is Newsweek Veteran

continue to work on it and I will do everything I can as bureau chief to further those goals and work with NBC News president Steve Capus to promote diversity on MSNBC.”

As for explaining his own ascension and transition from one platform to another Whitaker says that through the years he focused on doing what he loved. “I never had a grand plan. I just did what I thought was interesting, took advantage of the opportunities that were in front of me, and worked very hard at every job that I’ve had.” says Whitaker.