Following a less than amicable departure from MSNBC, news host Melissa-Harris Perry has executed her next career move. According to Deadline, Harris-Perry is jumping ship as a special correspondent for BET News. During her tenure at BET News, Harris-Perry’s duties will consist of hosting and making contributions to a variety of the network’s programs. In addition, the host will curate longform news specials for the network’s informed viewers. However, Harris-Perry won’t be alone.
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In her first call of duty for BET News, Harris-Perry will join forces with CNN correspondent Marc Lamont Hill to co-anchor election coverage for both the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. For those unfamiliar with Harris-Perry’s past career woes, the political commentator departed MSNBC earlier this year after her weekend news show experienced constant preemptions at the hands of the network due to election season.
Thrilled to be in the family. https://t.co/0vCFGVXXkO
— Melissa Harris-Perry (@MHarrisPerry) July 11, 2016