CNN senior political correspondent Brianna Keilar seems poised to take over the 12pm hour on CNN following Election Day. Inside Politics has aired in the noon hour, since replacing Ashleigh Banfield when she moved to HLN primetime.
Yet beginning next Monday, November 14, tv guides indicate that the branding will be CNN Newsroom with Brianna Keilar, which is a surprise to few.
Throughout the election cycle, Keilar has covered the campaign and has sub-anchored, and has managed to make plenty of headlines for her tough questioning, including her viral moment with a Donald Trump advisor concerning polling, leaving him silent. (Video is embedded below).
Earlier this year, Keilar was engaged.