WCBS Adds Emily Smith as Reporter

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Emily Smith, who is a familiar face for New York viewers after regularly contributing “CBS Money Watch” reports to WCBS, is joining the CBS-affiliate as a general assignment reporter.

“While working at network on the overnight shift, I did a couple of live MoneyWatch reports each day for CBS 2’s morning show,” Smith, who used to anchor CBS’s “Up to the Minute,” pointed out. “I noticed quickly it’s a solid newsroom with a top notch team.”

Smith is a native of upstate New York and previously worked as a reporter for WABC.

“Emily Smith is a highly experienced and accomplished reporter,” said David Friend, WCBS’s news director, in making the announcement.  “We are thrilled to have her extensive New York experience added to our superb CBS 2 reporting team.”