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Cheddar adds three to its morning shows

July 5, 2022

Posted by Chris Roush

Cheddar News announced Tuesday that Shannon LaNier, Alicia Quarles, and Katie Sands will be added to its morning shows — “Wake Up With Cheddar” and “Opening Bell”

LaNier has joined “Opening Bell” as a co-anchor, alongside Alicia Nieves from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. She will also serve as a correspondent for “Wake Up With Cheddar,” which airs from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m.

LaNier previously worked at “Black News Channel,” “CW39 Morning Show” in Houston, and the global pop-culture show “Arise Entertainment 360” on BET.

Quarles and Sands will be joining “Wake Up With Cheddar,” with Quarles making her debut on the show last month and Sands hitting airwaves on July 11.

Quarles will join as an anchor, reporting alongside Baker Machado and political correspondent Arielle Hixson. She is currently a contributor for “GMA3: What You Need To Know” as well as the senior news correspondent for “DailyMail TV.”

Quarles previously worked as a correspondent for E! News and at the Associated Press where she was the global entertainment and lifestyles editor.

Sands joins the network as a special correspondent. She worked at “Amazon Live’s” Style Host where she interviewed top celebrities and designers.

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