Bianna Golodryga is leaving CBS This Morning after six months co-anchoring the show, according to a new report.
Yashar Ali reports for HuffPost that Golodryga, a co-anchor of the morning show and a CNN contributor, was moved off the program by the new president of CBS News, Susan Zirinsky, who “felt that the show had too many anchors.”
After Golodryga’s departure, CBS This Morning will be left with three anchors: Norah O’Donnell, Gayle King and John Dickerson.
Zirinsky had hoped to keep Golodryga at CBS to work on other news programs. But Golodryga’s deal with CBS News guarantees her a co-anchor position on “CBS This Morning,” which allows her to leave the network if she isn’t kept in that role. A source close to Golodryga said she planned to exercise her option to leave.
Ali added that Zirinsky, who ascended to president of CBS News in March, will make further talent changes in the next few weeks, in an effort to “put her stamp on the news division.”
Read the report here.
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