Erin Burnett

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Soledad O'Brien Leaving CNN: Sources

Rumors have Erin Burnett taking her slot

(Newser) - Looks like Soledad O'Brien might be ditching CNN. Sources tell the New York Post that new CNN honcho Jeff Zucker is planning to move Erin Burnett into O'Brien's morning anchor slot, alongside Chris Cuomo . O'Brien had been promised a move to a primetime slot, but nothing... More »

CNN Should 'Fire Everyone'

Wolf Blitzer 'plainly an idiot': Alex Pareene

(Newser) - With CNN's president leaving at the end of the year, it's time for a shake-up at the struggling network: It needs to get people to watch even when there isn't currently a major disaster happening. At Salon , Alex Pareene offers a handy first step: "Fire everyone.... More »

Sorry, Guys, No Rivalry Between CNBC Babes

Rumors of feuding CNBC anchors greatly exaggerated

(Newser) - The “Money Honey” versus the “Street Sweetie” makes for great headlines, but reports of catfighting between CNBC anchors Maria Bartiromo and Erin Burnett are way overstated, Suzanna Andrews writes in Vanity Fair. “There is not a rivalry,” says Bartiromo, who suggests that the rumors may stem... More »

CNBC Focuses on Fresh Face of Biz News

Erin Burnett's network tests new formula for creating a star

(Newser) - Since Jim Cramer and Maria Bartiromo became breakout stars for CNBC, the network has been trying to cultivate more of the sort of talent that draws a devoted viewership. Erin Burnett, 32, has enjoyed one of those carefully crafted career trajectories, moving from writer to co-anchor in just weeks. The... More »

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