More on this breaking story. For now, here's the press release:
Baker Joins E! From Us Weekly, Where He Most Recently Served as Editorial Director for the Magazine's Web Site, Usmagazine.com
Los Angeles, CA, February 4, 2008 -- E! Entertainment, the global leader for entertainment and celebrity news, has hired industry news veteran Ken Baker as Executive News Editor. In this role, Baker is charged with obtaining and reporting entertainment and celebrity news and information for E!'s various news outlets, including E! News, Daily 10, Eonline and E! News Now. The announcement was made today by Jeff Shore, Senior Vice President, Production for E! and Suzanne Kolb, Executive Vice President, Marketing and Communications for E! and Style, to whom Baker will report.
"Ken's outstanding relationships within the entertainment industry and track record for exceptional reporting make him the perfect addition to our news organi