Josh Elliott will anchor CBS' digital news service
The former 'Good Morning America' broadcast personality is heading to CBSN
Former Good Morning America anchor Josh Elliott has joined CBS’s brand-new digital streaming news service, the network announced Monday.
Elliott – who left ABC for NBC Sports in 2014, only to bid farewell to 30 Rock after two years in December – will start his new job as the anchor of CBSN later this month. According to a CBS press release, Elliott will anchor from both in-studio and in the field as part of CBS’ digital news network.
WANT MORE EW? Subscribe now to keep up with the latest in movies, television, and music.
“I am deeply honored to be joining CBS News, and truly excited to be a part of the broadening horizon of CBSN, for which the possibilities are thankfully endless,” Elliott said in a statement. “Because it will always be about the stories we tell, the chance to do what I so enjoy doing at a place that values its journalism above all else is a gift for which I’m very grateful.”
A veteran journalist whose on-air stints included three years at ABC’s Good Morning America and four years as an anchor on Sports Center, Elliott is the first big-name hire at CBSN, which launched in November 2014. According to CBS, Elliott’s hire is meant as the first in a planned expansion of CBSN’s live coverage and its “number of original reports.”