Nina Justman

MTV News’ first Assignment Editor, Nina Justman, recalls her stint as a CBS page; her early days at a fledgling MTV News; meeting her teenage dream, David Cassidy; escorting NSYNC to the Rockefeller Center tree lighting; partying with Elton John; dinner with...

Doug Herzog

Broadcasting & Cable Hall Of Famer and MTV’s first News Director, Doug Herzog, shares stories about almost turning down the offer from MTV co-founders, John Sykes and Bob Pittman; branding ten-to-the-hour-every-hour news briefs; hiring Kurt Loder; launching...

Michael Shore

Longtime MTV News Editorial Director Michael Shore shares stories about the days Kurt Cobain died, and Courtney Love crashed Madonna’s VMA pre-show; Tabitha Soren’s Choose or Lose audition; office visits from Axl Rose and Jay-Zl; interviewing heroes Sun Ra, Fela Kuti,...

Elon Johnson

These days, Elon Johnson leads development for Tyler Perry Studios in Atlanta. But in 1999, Elon was one of a handful of MTV News Writers tasked with writing and producing daily news briefs and packages. This week, Elon breaks down day-to-day operations in the MTV...

Rob Markman

As Senior Hip-Hop Editor, Rob Markman led some of the cultures’ most vital conversations, from MTV News’ weekly RapFix Live show, to the most debated list in all of music, Hottest MCs. This week, Rob traces his journey from Flatbush, Brooklyn, to a Queens...