Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC as chief general news anchor with new evening show

Former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith joins CNBC as chief general news anchor with new evening show

CNBC announced on Wednesday that former Fox News anchor Shepard Smith is joining the network to host a one-hour evening news program on weekdays at 7 p.m. ET.

The newscast, which will be called “The News with Shepard Smith,” is set to launch in the fall. Smith’s title will be chief general news anchor and chief breaking general news anchor.

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