A cable news anchor has been hired by HBO’s “Real Sports with Bryant Gumbel.” TVNewser reports that the sports program added CNBC anchor Carl Quintanilla as a correspondent.
Quintanilla will continue to anchor on CNBC, the report notes.
In a statement, Quintanilla said: “I’m thrilled to be joining 'Real Sports.' The quality of their reporting is as good as there has ever been on television, led by correspondents I’ve admired my entire career. I couldn’t ask for a better team on which to play a part.”
Other correspondents on the HBO show include Soledad O’Brien, Mary Carillo and Bernard Goldberg. Quintanilla works on CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street” and the recent “Squawk Alley.”