NEW YORK – May 8, 2013 – Brian Shactman has been named host of MSNBC’s “Way Too Early” (weekdays 5:30- 6:00 a.m.). He’ll begin on Monday, May 13 and will also contribute to “Morning Joe.” The announcement was made today by MSNBC President Phil Griffin.
Shactman joined CNBC in June 2007 as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for CNBC’s business day programming. He covered a range of stories for the network, including the BP Oil Spill, the fall of Bear Stearns, the final Space Shuttle launch and Hurricanes Isaac and Sandy. In 2012, Shactman was nominated for an Emmy Award for his coverage of the oil boom in North Dakota. (more…)