*CBS sports anchor James Brown is about to put in double duty at the network.
This weekend, he’ll begin work as Special Correspondent for CBS News, it was announced today by CBS News Chairman and “60 Minutes” Executive Producer Jeff Fager and David Rhodes, President, CBS News.
Brown will contribute original reported pieces and will appear on various CBS News broadcasts, according to Deadline.com.
Brown begins his assignment this Saturday, March 3, on CBS This Morning: Saturday. He’ll continue in his current role as host of “The NFL Today,” CBS Sports’ NFL pre-game studio show.
“James Brown is among the very best in our business,” said Fager. “He is a fixture at CBS Sports and will be a great addition to CBS News because of his abilities, and because he also happens to be a great human being.”