Three former employees of Glenn Beck’s The Blaze now work for CNN as of Tuesday. The cable news outlet hired Oliver Darcy, who currently is a politics editor for Business Insider. Darcy worked as a deputy managing editor at The Blaze until May 2016.
Politico‘s Hadas Gold tweeted about Darcy’s new job on Tuesday. CNN’s official PR account on Twitter confirmed the news.
— CNN Communications (@CNNPR) April 11, 2017
Darcy himself made an announcement on Twitter:
Some personal news: I’m joining @CNN as a senior media writer. Very excited about the opportunity!
— Oliver Darcy (@oliverdarcy) April 11, 2017
The Business Insider editor will be working with Reliable Sources host Brian Stelter and Politico alumnus Dylan Byers.
(h/t: Jason Howerton)
UPDATE — 1:20 pm Eastern: Mediaite was informed that Darcy is actually the third former employee of The Blaze to join CNN.
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