NewsNation, Nexstar Media Inc.’s wholly-owned news and entertainment cable network reaching 70 million U.S. television households, today announced the further expansion of its news programming with the launch of “NewsNation Live with Marni Hughes,” beginning Monday, September 19. Featuring lead news anchor Marni Hughes, the two-hour mid-morning news program will air Monday-Friday from 10am-12pm ET/9am-11am CT, with James Holm serving as Executive Producer. Following the addition of “NewsNation Live,” the cable news network will offer 96 hours of news, analysis and talk every week.
Marni Hughes is an award-winning veteran journalist and an experienced anchor who has been a vital part of NewsNation since its launch two years ago,” said Michael Corn, NewsNation’s President of News. “We are thrilled she will play an integral role in our latest daytime expansion.”
Prior to joining the NewsNation team, Ms. Hughes anchored the evening news in Seattle where she played a critical role in expanding the nightly newscasts and launched a health franchise with a focus on wellness and lifestyle. Ms. Hughes, along with her team, was honored with an Emmy Award for a series of stories highlighting the struggles families face raising children on the autism spectrum. She was also recognized for her reporting on traumatic brain injuries and concussions related to youth sports activity.