HLN's Brooke Anderson to Replace Lara Spencer on 'The Insider'
She's "a well rounded broadcaster - smart, inquisitive, experienced, and grounded," says ep Linda Bell Blue.
HLN's Brooke Anderson will replace Lara Spencer on The Insider.
"I'm a huge fan of Brooke both professionally and personally. I've admired her work on HLN and am thrilled that she is joining our Insider family. Brooke is such a well rounded broadcaster - smart, inquisitive, experienced, and grounded. She's everything you'd want in a co-anchor and the perfect fit to sit at The Insider desk with our Kevin Frazier," says Linda Bell Blue, ep of Entertainment Tonight and The Insider in a statement.
Aaron Meyerson, president of programming and development for CBS Television Distribution says, "Brooke is recognized by both the broadcasting and entertainment communities as the consummate professional. We are thrilled to bring her to The Insider and to pair her with the very talented Kevin Frazier. We are excited that this team will give viewers the latest entertainment news of the day with in depth reporting and an insider’s point of view. Welcome Brooke!"
Anderson is currently a CNN entertainment correspondent and co-host of HLN’s Showbiz Tonight. Based in CNN's Los Angeles bureau, Anderson joined the network in July 2000.
In February 2003, she received the National Daily Point of Light Award for volunteerism from President George W. Bush.
The Insider is produced and distributed by CBS Television Distribution and is taped in Studio City, Calif. D.J. Petroro is co-executive producer. Kevin Frazier is co-anchor. Christina McLarty is correspondent.