Victor Blackwell: CNN's Newest Weekend Anchor, Correspondent

07/25/2012 04:53 pm ET | Updated Jul 25, 2012

CNN announced on Wednesday that a new face will join its weekend coverage.

Victor Blackwell will join the network as the co-host of CNN Newsroom on Saturday mornings, alongside Randi Kaye. Blackwell will be based in Atlanta. He previously served as an anchor at WPBF 25 News in West Palm Beach, Fla.

The CNN Newsroom post was previously held by T.J. Holmes, who left the network in December 2011 for BET. Holmes' new show, which is expected to be a comedic news show, debuts later this year.

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