After her public departure from MSNBC, Melissa Harris-Perry has joined BET News as a Special Correspondent.
According to Deadline, she will host and contribute to various BET News programs and develop longform news specials for the network. Her first assignment will be to co-anchor election coverage for the Republican and Democratic National Conventions along with with BET News correspondent Marc Lamont Hill. The cable net will air an hourlong recap special on the GOP confab at 11 AM Sunday, July 24. It will include the convention’s most talked-about highlights along with exclusive interviews with newsmakers and celebrities.
Melissa tweeted out that was thrilled to be apart of the family. Congratulations!