Former NBC correspondent Michael Okwu and former CNN journalist Sarah Hoye have been named new correspondents for Al Jazeera America’s daily Joie Chen-hosted primetime news and current affairs mag, America Tonight. Okwu spent five years in Los Angeles with NBC News where he appeared regularly on the Today Show, NBC Nightly News With Brian Williams and MSNBC; he began his career at CNN as a regular on the prime time news mag CNN Newsstand and a reporter at the United Nations. Hoye, at CNN, served as a correspondent in Philadelphia. Okwu and Hoye join the four previously announced America Tonight correspondents – Sheila MacVicar, Adam May, Lori Jane Gilha, Christof Putzel – and Special Correspondent Soledad O’Brien.
Al Jazeera Hires Michael Okwu And Sarah Hoye For ‘America Tonight’
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