(AP Photo/NBC, Craig Blankenhorn) (/ AP) Erin Burnett, one of CNBC's most visible personalities, is jumping to CNN.
The news network announced Friday that it had signed Burnett to host a general news program that will appear sometime after she arrives at CNN in June.
CNBC president Mark Hoffman called Haines a “building block” of the financial networks’ programming.
“With his searing wit, profound insight and piercing interview style, he was a constant and trusted presence in business news for more than 20 years,” Hoffman said in a statement to CNBC employees.
Host, CNN's Erin Burnett Out Front Age: 35Industry: Media There's a reason HBO's Too Big to Fail used repeated clips of Erin Burnett's reporting to create a background narration of Lehman's fall: She is TV's business bard.
A series of other high-profile assignments followed, including a 2 p.m.Haines holds a law degree from the University of Pennsylvania Law School and is a member of the New Jersey State Bar.Erin Burnett, an American news anchor, is currently working at CNN News network.solo hour, appearances on NBC’s news programs and the expansion of her morning program to a second hour. Burnett is the youngest person on television to anchor three hours of business news every weekday. Competing with the Internet and the fledgling Fox Business Network, CNBC has been trolling for new stars, and the network has meticulously managed and promoted Ms. Because of the seismic changes roiling the media business and the huge number of choices that business news devotees now have when searching for information, anchors are no longer only news readers. “She did not come to CNBC a fully formed business news star.“She’s the ultimate growth stock,” said Jonathan Wald, CNBC’s senior vice president for business news. Burnett’s meteoric rise is the most recent example of how television networks try to transform fresh-faced hosts into household names with all the perks — and hazards — that sudden celebrity entails. Their bosses and handlers emphasize their personalities as much as their acumen in an effort to carve out niche followings…