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May 29 2011

Andrea Mitchell Reports: Video

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May 29 2011

NBC Washington Video

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‘How a Maniac TV Producer Put Down His BlackBerry’
by Janet Donovan

Chris Licht, is definitely a comeback kid. The former “Morning Joe” producer was joined by colleagues Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough for a book party at the Jefferson Hotel. ‘What I Learned When I Almost Died: How a Maniac TV Producer Put Down His BlackBerry and Started to Live His Life’ is a lesson for all of us.

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May 27 2011

Book Release Party

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Newly Hired CBS News Veep Chris Licht Almost Died Last Year; Joe Scarborough, Mika Brzezinski & Jon Meacham Discover What He/They Learned…
By Daniel Swartz

NORTHWEST — Fearless is an adjective that perhaps best describes the men and women who dedicate their careers (and sometimes lives) to reporting on the news. Be it a field reporter venturing into a war zone, a veteran news anchor questioning some of the most powerful people in the world or a behind-the-scenes producer who must somehow make it all work (and be profitable), today’s media professionals must possess the curiosity, tenacity, and daring that most abandoned in childhood.

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May 27 2011

PEOPLE Magazine review

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On newsstands Friday, May 27.2011.

May 27 2011

Politico: Chris Licht’s wake-up call

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By Karin Tanabe

Chris Licht had been the triple shot of espresso behind MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” since the show’s 2007 debut. Co-creator and former executive producer of the show, he was used to running on adrenaline and Starbucks. So when a doctor told him that a popping sound in his head and subsequent headache were caused by nothing but stress, he believed her.

Then, another doctor, at The George Washington University Hospital, told Licht what was really causing the headache: a brain hemorrhage.

The hemorrhage that almost killed him in 2010 inspired Licht, recently named vice president of programming at CBS News, to write “What I Learned When I Almost Died: How a Maniac TV Producer Put Down His BlackBerry and Started to Live His Life.”

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