Sharla McBride has joined Newsmax as a co-host of Wake Up America alongside Rob Finnerty, reports TVNewser. McBride, most recently a news and sports anchor at WUSA-TV in Washington, D.C., will be based in NYC.
According to TVNewser, McBride is a 17-year broadcast news veteran, having also worked as a main evening news anchor and sports anchor at the WNEP-TV ABC affiliate in Scranton-Wilkes-Barre, Penn., and sports anchor for NBC Sports Philadelphia.
“It has been my dream to work for network news, and I feel my 17 years of anchoring experience have prepared me for this new role of co-hosting ‘Wake Up America.’ It’s an absolute honor!” said McBride.
McBride studied international affairs and foreign policy, with a concentration in broadcast journalism, at the University of Georgia.
PHOTO: Rob Finnerty and Sharla McBride.