CNBC Picks New ‘Squawk Box’ Anchor

Jul 15, 2011  •  Post A Comment

CNBC announced Friday that it has hired a newspaper journalist as the new co-anchor of its “Squawk Box” morning show, Multichannel News reports.

The job is going to New York Times columnist Andrew Ross Sorkin, who will co-anchor with Becky Quick and Joe Kernen. Sorkin will continue writing for The Times along with continuing his work on his news website, DealBook.

Carl Quintanilla has left the show, moving over to CNBC’s “Squawk on the Street,” where he joins Melissa Lee.

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