Brian Stelter leaves CNN after the network ends his show, Reliable sourceslater this month.
Stelter is the anchor of the long-running show, which explores the media landscape, as well as chief media correspondent for CNN Worldwide. The journalist first joined CNN in 2013.
“CNN stops being” Reliable sources program on Sunday 21 August. As a result, Brian Stelter will leave the company. We appreciate his contributions to the network and wish him every success as he embarks on new endeavors,” a CNN spokesperson said in a statement.
The network gave no reason for the show’s cancellation, which has been on CNN since 1993. Stelter also leads the popular Reliable sources newsletter for the company. It is not yet clear what will happen to the publication.
Before coming to CNN, Stelter previously worked at The New York Times, including as a media reporter and for television and digital media. Stelter is a published author and recently published the book 2020 HOAX: Donald Trump, Fox News and the Dangerous Twisting of the Truth.
Stelter came to CNN from The New York Times as the best media reporter in the country. He leaves CNN an impeccable broadcaster. We’re proud of what Brian and his team have accomplished over the years, and we’re confident their impact and influence will long outlast the show,” said Amy Entelis, executive vp talent and content development at CNN Worldwide.