Major new moves at MSNBC

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There has been some major movement from the folks over at MSNBC. As you know, Brian Williams left “11th Hour” to our dismay. It was a significant loss. Williams has such a unique style, and he is among the cream of the crop as far as reporting goes.

And MSNBC has been hard at work seeking a (I can’t say the word “replacement” because nobody can replace Williams) new anchor to take hold of the wheel. And now they have found her.

The network’s choice is Stephanie Ruhle. Many of you most likely know her since she is already part of the MSNBC family. Stephanie has quite an impressive CV. Ruhle has been anchoring in the 9:00 AM slot. She’s been a part of the team since 2016. She also co-hosts Velshi & Ruhle.

Before arriving at MSNBC, Ruhle was managing editor and anchor at Bloomberg Television.She also worked at Bloomberg News as editor-at-large. She has done a significant amount of business reporting, and her style is vibrant, warm, and witty.

So what do you think of the network’s choice? It took me by surprise. I plan to tune in. I actually have not stopped watching this show, and it is a relief that MSNBC has finally picked someone. It’s a good choice.

Ruhle will most likely do well in that spot. No, she isn’t Williams but let’s face it — nobody is. And some of the other people the network were reportedly considering didn’t sit well with me.


It will be interesting to see how she does. In addition to this news, the network is also filling the morning slot left by Ruhle by expanding “Morning Joe” by another hour. So I expect some will love this choice, some will hate it, many will be in the middle—no news yet as to CNN’s plans to replace Chris Cuomo.

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