Nicki Shields is joining CNN International to host a new sports program, Supercharged, that will air beginning in February.
As the network notes, Supercharged brings a brand new sport to CNN International – the FIA Formula E Championship – the primary all-electric motorsport series and one of the most exciting new sports in the world. Fronted by tech and motorsport presenter Nicki Shields in her first role for CNN, the show will travel to some of the most glamourous cities in the world to get close to the action in the race-day paddock. Each show will feature highlights of the latest Formula E race but will venture beyond the circuit to focus on the cutting-edge sustainable technology powering the cars, how a new sport is being built from the ground up and the wider story of promoting cleaner practices in sport and the wider world. The series opener, airing on 13 February, will cover the Buenos Aires ePrix from Argentina and will welcome newcomers to the sport with an all-you-need–to–know briefing.
“CNN is as passionate about sports as our audience,” said Ellana Lee, Senior Vice President and Managing Editor, CNN International.
“Supercharged is a fascinating concept that combines coverage of Formula E with reportage on green tech and sustainability.”