Last November’s announcement from CNN that its longtime news anchor and special correspondent Soledad O’Brien would be returning to the morning show timeslot had people yearning for more details. Well, the network is talking.
O’Brien’s morning show will be called Starting Point. It’s set to debut on January 2, 2012, just in time for the Iowa caucuses. Her 7-9 am program will follow Early Start, which begins at 5 am.
CNN describes the former American Morning anchor’s show as a “conversational ensemble” show, with O’Brien at the focal point.