“The News with Shepard Smith” will debut on Sept. 30 at 7 p.m. on CNBC, the business news channel announced Monday.
In addition, CNBC announced that Sanford Cannold will serve as senior executive producer and Sally Ramirez has been hired as executive producer.
“‘The News with Shepard Smith’ will deliver the day’s news that goes well beyond headlines and political punditry,” said Dan Colarusso, CNBC’s senior vice president of business news. in a statement. “We are going to tell stories and show images that make sense of an increasingly complicated world.”
Cannold has spent more than 19 years at CNBC, most recently serving as the executive producer of “The Exchange and Power Lunch.” Prior to that, he was executive producer of CNBC’s signature morning program “Squawk Box.”
Cannold has also produced special projects for the network including running the 2016 election night coverage, serving as executive producer of CNBC’s Republican Presidential Debate in 2011 and working as a producer on long form documentaries including the highly-acclaimed “The Age of Wal-Mart.”
Ramirez is a veteran local news journalist who comes to CNBC from CBS affiliate KHOU in Houston, Texas, where she was executive news director. While there, she led a team of more than 100 journalists in one of the most active breaking news and diverse cities in the country.
Under her direction, the KHOU team won several prominent journalism awards including the Alfred I. duPont, Edward R. Murrow and The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Emmy).