CNBC Names NYT's Sorkin New 'Squawk Box' Anchor

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CNBC has hired New York Times journalist Andrew Ross Sorkin as the new co-anchor of Squawk Box.

Sorkin will host alongside Becky Quick and Joe Kernen on the 6 a.m. show and continue to write his column for The Times and oversee his online news site, DealBook.

Sorkin replaces Carl Quintanilla on the program, who on Monday moved over to co-anchor morning show Squawk on the Street with Melissa Lee. Quintanilla and Lee replaced former Squawk on the Street hosts Erin Burnett, who jumped to CNN and Mark Haines, who passed away in May.

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