Wednesday will go down in infamy as one of the worst days for CNN, Fox News and others’ coverage of the Boston Marathon bombings. Deadline is going to let Jon Stewart sum up why, always, it’s better to chill than rush out with wrong news:
Kate Bolduan Named CNN Morning Show Co-Host With Chris Cuomo; KTLA’s Michaela Pereira Set As News Anchor
CNN finally has its morning team, with congressional correspondent Kate Bolduan joining Chris Cuomo in the early hours. KTLA Los Angeles morning show anchor Michaela Pereira will serve as news anchor for the yet-unnamed New York-based show. “I’ve been looking forward to this announcement since I first joined CNN”, said CNN Worldwide President Jeff Zucker in a statement this morning. “Chris, Kate and Michaela are a dynamic team that will give our viewers in America a new way to start their day. We were floored with excitement when we saw Chris and Kate together on screen, and by adding Michaela to the mix we feel we have something very special. We believe there is an opening to do news in the morning with a fresh, new voice”. No official launch date was given, though the show is set to premiere sometime in the spring.
David Letterman hasn’t said anything yet about the latest rumors of the departure of his longtime rival Jay Leno from The Tonight Show and his likely replacement Jimmy Fallon. But the other late-night host, ABC’s Jimmy …
Pamela Brown, George Howell and Alina Machado have joined CNN as correspondents, the network announced today. Brown will report primarily for CNN’s new morning program and will be based in New York. Howell will report for the network and will be based out of Chicago. Machado will report for CNN, CNN en Español and CNN Latino, and will be based in Atlanta.