CNN International anchor Isha Sesay is joining CNN’s “Anderson Cooper 360″ as a news anchor on the program. She’ll continue anchoring the 10amET edition of the CNNI program “International Desk.” Sesay, a Brit who’s parents emigrated from Sierra Leone, also hosts and reports from CNNI’s weekly series “Inside Africa.”
Sesay joined CNN in November 2005 from UK broadcaster ITN, where she anchored ITV’s Early Morning News program, as well news bulletins for the UK’s most watched breakfast program “GMTV.” Before ITV, Sesay worked for three years at News Corp.’s Sky Sports and the show “Good Morning Sports Fans.”
Sesay begins her AC360 duties on Monday.
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