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CNBC is strengthening its general assignment reporting bench, adding longtime local newscaster Frank Holland to its on-air team.
Holland has cut his teeth at a number of major markets over a 15-year career, and will be based at CNBC Global HQ in Englewood Cliffs.
He joins the network as a general assignment reporter, effective Sept. 24.
This is Holland’s first stint at a national news network. He comes from NBC 10 Boston and NECN, where he had been an anchor/reporter since August 2016. Prior to NBC 10, Holland worked at WCVB-TV, Boston’s ABC station. He worked at WGN in Chicago before heading to Boston and joining WCVB, and he previously worked at WDIV in Detroit, News 12 Westchester and WMGM in Atlantic City.
TVNewser obtained the following memo sent this morning to staff by CNBC Business News svp and editor in chief Nik Deogun:
I am excited to announce Frank Holland is joining CNBC as a general assignment reporter, effective September 24. He will be based at CNBC Global Headquarters in Englewood Cliffs, N.J.
Frank is an award-winning anchor and reporter with more than 15 years of experience in major news markets. He comes to CNBC from NBC 10 Boston and NECN. Previously, he was at WCVB in Boston where he spent two years covering breaking news, national stories and enterprising original series, including “Black in Boston.”
Prior to Boston, Frank spent three years as an anchor/reporter at WGN-TV in Chicago, where he covered the presidential inauguration of Barack Obama, the Republican and Democratic national conventions, as well as the National College Football Championship. He also held positions at NBC Affiliate WDIV in Detroit, News 12 in New York, and spent several years in television news in both the Virgin Islands and Alaska.
Frank holds a bachelor of arts degree in political science from the University of Pittsburgh. He is currently pursuing his master’s degree in business administration at Bentley University.
Please join me in welcoming Frank to CNBC.