Campbell Brown by Virginia Sherwood/NBC Photo
has officially joined CNN, where she will have her own nightly show. But it's going to be a few months before viewers can see her. NBC News, where Brown was coanchor of weekend
and a substitute anchor for
NBC Nightly News
, has exercised a noncompete clause that will keep her off the air until November. Brown will have to take some time off shortly after her arrival because she's due to give birth to her first child in December. Brown said her goal was to get back to work before the presidential primary season kicks into high gear in February 2008. The cable news channel wasn't ready to announce when Brown's new show will air, but it's widely expected that
's prime-time show will be bumped.
- Reporting by Stephen Battaglio