Michael Holmes Named Co-Anchor Of CNN’s ‘Newsroom International’

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CNN has named Michael Holmes the co-anchor of “Newsroom International,” the edition of “CNN Newsroom” that airs from 12-1PM ET on CNN/U.S. He will anchor alongside Suzanne Malveaux.

“I suppose we do share the same passion, and that is field work and international news, it is what we do, isn’t it?” Holmes said on “Newsroom” Friday afternoon, talking to Malveaux.

Holmes is currently an anchor and correspondent for CNN International, based in Atlanta. He will continue as the anchor of “International Desk” on CNNI. An Australian native, Holmes joined CNNI in 1996, and has reported from all over the world, including covering the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan. He was a reporter fro Australia’s Nine Network before joining CNN.