Originally posted on Variety:
“Nightline” co-anchor Bill Weir will join CNN in November as an anchor and chief innovation correspondent, the Time Warner cable-news network said Friday.
He is expected to be based in New York and work with producers to develop original programming across the network’s schedule.
“Bill’s range, sensibility and curiosity set him apart,” said Jeff Zucker, CNN Worldwide President, in a prepared statement. “He brings a unique storytelling style, perspective and sense of humor to CNN, and he will be a key player as we continue to expand our line-up.”