E! appoints Bruce Perlmutter to news role

Former Fox Business Network exec named senior vp

E! has hired a veteran producer to fill a newly created role leading its on-air and online newsgathering efforts.

Bruce Perlmutter
Former Fox Business Network executive Bruce Perlmutter has been named senior vp news and online for the network. He will run E!'s news division across all platforms, including E! News, Daily 10, E! Online and E! News Now.

"E! is the global celebrity news leader, and with Bruce at the helm we will continue to align E!'s news division across all platforms," said Suzanne Kolb, president of marketing, news and online for E! Entertainment and the Style Network, to whom Perlmutter will report. "Bruce's vast experience will help take us to the next level delivering the most reliable, up-to-the-minute news that keeps fans connected to the world of entertainment 24/7."

Perlmutter also has worked as a senior executive producer for MSNBC and CNN.