CNN Names Suzanne Malveaux CNN Newsroom Anchor

CNN White House correspondent Suzanne Malveaux has been named a dayside anchor for the network, effective January 31. Ken Jautz, executive vice president of CNN/U.S., made the announcement this morning. Malveaux replaces Tony Harris, who quit the network.

CNN says Malveaux will CNN Newsroom from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. weekdays, joining a dayside lineup that includes Kyra Phillips, Ali Velshi and Brooke Baldwin.

“Suzanne is a welcome addition to the CNN Newsroom lineup, adding a depth of experience as well as fresh perspective to our daytime coverage,” said Jautz. “We are very pleased to expand Suzanne’s role so that we can showcase her political expertise as well as her broader strengths as a journalist.”

Malveaux, who will relocate from Washington–where she’s been on the White House beat for nearly a decade–to CNN headquarters in Atlanta. “I’m looking forward to this new chapter, bringing news and stories that impact viewers in and outside the Beltway,” said Malveaux.

Harris, who’d been at CNN for six years, left the network at the end of 2010. CNN has not named a replacement for Malveaux at the White House.

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