PBS NewHour has appointed two veteran journalists as co-anchors, beginning Jan. 2.
Michael M. Grynbaum of The New York Times reports:
“Ms. Nawaz, 43, has two decades of domestic and foreign reporting experience, including as a bureau chief for NBC News in Islamabad, Pakistan. She served as an anchor and correspondent at ABC News before joining NewsHour as a substitute anchor in 2018.”
“Mr. Bennett, 42, joined PBS this year from NBC News, where he covered the White House and served as a substitute anchor on MSNBC. He has covered three presidents and five presidential campaigns. His previous employers include ABC News and NPR.
“PBS said that Ms. Nawaz and Mr. Bennett would also remain as contributors to NBC News and MSNBC.”