Starting today Melissa Lee and Carl Quintanilla will officially take over as hosts of CNBC’s 2-hour “Squawk on the Street,” reports TVNewser. They replace long-time anchor Mark Haines, who suddenly passed away in late May, and Erin Burnett who left the network at the end of April for CNN.
A rotating group of anchors will fill in for Quintanilla on “Squawk Box,” and Lee will keep her 5pm Fast Money anchor spot.
In a note to staff CNBC SVP Nik Deogun also revealed that Jim Cramer would act a as a frequent contributor from 9-10am and Simon Hobbs would be co-hosting the 10am hour every day with Lee and Quintanilla. David Faber will continue with the ‘Faber Report.’
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