Former Fox Information anchor Shepard Smith will be a part of CNBC as a night information host, the Englewood Cliffs-based station overlaying enterprise information, content material and monetary markets introduced on Thursday.
He’ll take over for the one hour 7 p.m. information section along with his personal present, “The News with Shepard Smith,” which is able to run Monday by way of Friday, CNBC mentioned.
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Smith’s place with CNBC is efficient July 13, and the newscast because the chief common anchor debuts within the fall, the community mentioned.
He abruptly left his submit at Fox Information in 2019, after 23 years. Most just lately, he served as chief information anchor of the community and managing editor of the breaking information division.
Smith had reportedly been in talks with MSNBC, CNN and Vice for a brand new tenure, in keeping with The Each day Beat.
He mentioned in a Wall Street Journal piece that he was “honored to proceed to pursue the reality, each for CNBC’s loyal viewers and for individuals who have been following my reporting for many years in good instances and in dangerous.