CBS News today announced an addition to its morning lineup, naming a new co-host and correspondent for “CBS This Morning: Saturday.” Alex Wagner got the assignment, which will also include reporting for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms.
“Wagner will begin the new assignment alongside co-host Anthony Mason on the Nov. 19 broadcast of ‘CBS This Morning: Saturday,'” CBS said in its announcement. “The weekly broadcast features an eclectic mix of breaking news and information, interviews with newsmakers, performances by top musical acts in a variety of genres and interviews with award-winning chefs.”
Wagner joins CBS News from The Atlantic, where she has been a senior editor reporting on politics, culture and social trends. She will continue with The Atlantic as a contributing editor.
“She has also served as a guest correspondent on ‘The Circus: The Greatest Political Show on Earth,’ which is presented on Showtime, a division of CBS,” the announcement notes.
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