Chris Cuomo is leaving
Cuomo, who has served as co-anchor of
"Chris is an accomplished anchor who is already an established name in morning television, as well as a widely respected investigative journalist," Zucker said in a CNN release. "What I love about Chris is that he is passionate about every story he tells, never forgets about the viewer, and represents the type of journalism that makes CNN great."
"This is a fantastic opportunity to do what I value the most and hopefully to do the work that I do best," said Cuomo. "While it's very difficult to leave ABC News, a place filled with people I have loved working with for many years, I am excited about my future with CNN."
Cuomo is the second ABC News on-air reporter/anchor hired by Zucker. Former ABC White House correspondent Jake Tapper recently joined CNN and is expected to start anchoring a 4 p.m. weekday show later this year.
Zucker also this month added
Here's more from the CNN release on Cuomo:
In just the last year, he booked major interviews in the Madoff