Long checked out Friday as news director and VP at KNBC Channel 4. He's headed to Istanbul to teach a class in journalism ethics at Bahcesehir University. Long had previously been executive producer at Channel 2, managing editor and executive producer at Channel 13, managing editor at Channel 4 and VP of news and operations at WRC-TV in Washington, among other positions in TV news. In this interview with Conan Nolan, host of "KNBC News Conference," Long talks about money as a consideration in covering breaking news, the impact of the internet, Fidel Castro and Mary Tyler Moore.
Earlier, the announcement at KNBC.