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Michael Smerconish Joins CNN, Family Circle Adds Editor

A couple moves to note early today: Michael Smerconish is joining CNN and Family Circle has added a lifestyle editor. Below are the details.

  • Michael Smerconish is joining CNN, where he’ll host a new program airing Saturday mornings. He’ll also be contributing to CNN’s coverage throughout the week. Smerconish comes to CNN from MSNBC, where he served as a contributor for the last four years.
  • Meredith’s Family Circle has named Suzanne Rust lifestyle editor, a new role at the magazine. Rust most recently worked as a freelance journalist, contributing to Essence, The Grio and more. Rust will report to Darcy Jacobs, executive editor of Family Circle.
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