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Katy Tur’s Unbelievable meets The Devil Wears Prada and Full Frontal in this fast-paced entertaining debut novel about the (not so) glamorous cable news business by former Chief White House Correspondent for CNN Jessica Yellin. Savage News is a juicy roman à clef debut about a female cable news correspondent forced to navigate ratings wars, sexual harassment in the workplace, ridiculous news standards, and an international diplomatic and political situation in the White House. Natalie Savage has finally seen her hard work pay off when she’s assigned to cover the White House for her network ATN. The problem? The assignment is only temporary; a test run to see if Natalie has what it takes. Natalie has gotten to where she is by relying on her determination her principles and her news sense. Her competition for the position is a 26-year-old overgrown frat boy Ryan McGreavy who got his big television break by eating raw pig scrotum on a reality show. Of course he’s winning.
Jessica Yellin is the former chief White House correspondent for CNN, and an Emmy and Gracie award winning political journalist reporting for CNN, ABC News, and MSNBC. She is also the founder and CEO of Sage, a multiplatform media company. Her work has been published in The New York Times, The Daily Beast, The Hive, Entertainment Weekly, and The Los Angeles Times. Yellin is a fellow with the USC Annenberg Center on Communications Leadership & Policy and sits on the board of the Center for Public Integrity. She lives in Los Angeles.
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