CNBC Taps Wall Street Journal Co-Anchor

Feb 2, 2012  •  Post A Comment

CNBC has hired a rising video star from The Wall Street Journal’s "The News Hub," reports The New York Times’ Media Decoder blog.

Kelly Evans has worked both as a columnist for the newspaper and as a co-anchor of its morning newscast, "The News Hub," the piece notes. Evans will be an on-air reporter at CNBC, with her initial assignment in London, according to the article.

The hiring indicates that The WSJ and CNBC are becoming direct competitors, with The Journal producing hours of live business programming on the Web, the piece points out.

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