Last month, new CNN president Ken Jautz shook things up at his network’s early show, American Morning. He booted anchor John Roberts from the fourth-place cable news morning program and is apparently thinking of replacing him with reporter/stud T.J. Holmes. Roberts was set to move down to Atlanta to report as a national correspondent for CNN and to be near his pregnant fiancée, CNN Newsroom anchor Kyra Phillips. But according to Mediaite this morning, there’s been a change of plans: Roberts will instead report from Atlanta for rival network Fox News. Nabbing an award-winning hard-news journalist is a coup for the network, which struggles to differentiate from what it terms its straight news reporting and its prime-time opinion programs. Roberts, with his decades-long experiences at both CNN and CBS, will certainly help the network in that regard.
Here’s this, for no reason other than the obvious: