Current Monday announced its initial roster of on-air talent.
The new independent network, led by Al Gore and Joel Hyatt, is set to debut Aug. 1.
Current’s on-air talent includes:
• Gotham Chopra, who will beproducer, reporter and host for an array of programming, including Current Soul.
• Conor Knighton, writer and anchor for Google Current.
• Laura Ling, who will serve as an on-air reporter while managing the network’s original-enterprise video-journalism division.
• Host Amaya Brecher.
• Justin Gunn, who will work on the viewer-contributed-content side of Current, as well as producing and reporting his own stories.
• Host Shauntay Hinton.
• Producer, reporter and hostRawley Valverde.
• Kinga Philipps, who will serve as a network host and an anchor of Google Current.
• Host and producerJason Silva.
• Host and producerMax Lugavere.
• Host Johnny Bell.