‘Current Affair’ Names Three Correspondents

Mar 1, 2005  •  Post A Comment

Twentieth Television has named Michel James Bryant, Harris Faulkner and Tina Malave correspondents of its newsmagazine strip “A Current Affair.” Peter Brennan, creator and executive producer the show, made the announcement Monday. “Affair” is scheduled to launch March 21 on selected Fox Network owned-and-operated stations.

Mr. Bryant will be based in “Affair’s” West Coast bureau, while Ms. Faulkner and Ms. Malave will be based in the show’s East Coast bureau.

Mr. Bryant joins “A Current Affair” from “Extra,” where he served as the program’s legal expert and consumer reporter. A practicing attorney, Mr. Bryant won an Emmy Award in 2002 for the syndicated news feature “The Legal Edge.”

Most recently Ms. Faulkner was the principal weeknight anchor for the ABC affiliate KSTP-TV in Minneapolis, where she won multiple awards, including a 2003 Emmy for covering the death of Sen. Paul Wellstone. She has also worked as an anchor for WDAF-TV in Kansas City, Mo., and WNCT-TV in Greenville, N.C.

Ms. Malave formerly hosted the NBC reality program “Next Action Star.” She also hosted “Extreme Close Up With …” and “FYE!” for E! Entertainment as well as the Independent Film Channel’s “Ifilm at IFC,” Court TV’s “Fake Out,” WE: Women’s Entertainment’s “Savvy” and SíTV’s “The Rub.”