Lara BaldesarraLara Baldesarra is joining CNN as the the anchor of CNN International’s “World Sport.” She will be based out of Altanta and contribute to sports coverage across all CNN’s platforms.

“I’m passionate about sports and journalism, so I could not be more excited about joining an organization that values and excels in both of these things,” Baldesarra said in a statement. “CNN is a world-class operation, and I look forward to hitting the ground running.”

Baldesarra comes from Golf Channel, where she anchored “Golf Central” and hosted a weekly interview show. More from CNN after the jump. Read more