Shari Scorca

Onetime Supervising Producer and West Coast Bureau Lead Shari Scorca remembers going on tour with 50 Cent; speeding through Yonkers with Jadakiss; and catching an impromptu, unplugged performance from Thom Yorke and David Crosby. She talks about covering the Michael Jackson trial with John Norris and floor producing the VMAs with ...

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 George Michael; championing an underappreciated Dave Matthews; and ...

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 the Week in Rock; and generally transforming the fledgling network's news operation from ...

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, and Miles Davis; Live Aid, Woodstock; and much more ...

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 Newsroom and recalls bumping into ...

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 mailroom, all the way to MTV's ...

Josh Horowitz

For over a decade, Josh Horowitz has been foisting the MTV mic flag into movie stars' faces, asking questions sacred and profane, substantive and sometimes just plain silly. On this week's star-studded episode, Josh regales us with his MTV News origin story, plus hilarious tales about hanging out with Meryl ...

Christina Garibaldi

For nearly a decade in the early aughts, On-Air Correspondent Christina Garibaldi lived her teenage dream, hosting numerous Video Music and Movie Award Pre-Show, interviewing everyone from Britney and Selena to Backstreet and ‘NSYNC, and more. This week, Christina remembers Taylor's first interview, Arianna's off-camera tears, Avril's cold pricklies, and ...

Ryan Kroft

Ryan Kroft recounts his remarkable rise from Intern to Senior Vice President of Specials & Events across MTV, VH1 & Logo in which he did it all, from Executive Producing dozens of Video Music and Movie Awards Pre-Shows, to live coverage of Michael Jackson and Whitney Houston’s deaths, to shows ...