Although Sambolin’s departure from NBC owned-and-operated WMAQ has been widely reported, CNN officially announced her hire in a press release this morning. She will co-anchor the 5-7amET hours with Ashleigh Banfield.
“I am completely thrilled to be coming to CNN,” Sambolin said in a statement. “Ashleigh is an accomplished journalist with an incredible wit and dynamic personality. I look forward to collaborating with her and working together to inform, enlighten and build a strong relationship with our viewers.” Read more