Howard Kurtz profiles Mika Brzezinski of MSNBC’s Morning Joe, revealing that Brzezinski and cable go back a long time (before Joe, there was “Melissa”):
While attending Washington’s Madeira School, she and a friend started the “Mika and Melissa Show,” which aired on a cable-access channel.
Here is how Kurtz and Brzezinski describe Morning Joe:
As the presidential election unfolded, “Morning Joe” gained traction as a kind of political salon, with long segments built around pundits and campaign aides. “No cooking, no lingerie, no missing girls,” Brzezinski boasts.