Former WBAL-TV reporter Omar Jimenez will co-anchor the CNN show Early Start beginning Monday, Jimenez announced Sunday on Twitter. Early Start begins at 5 a.m. on weekdays. Jimenez will be joined by co-anchor Christine Romans in his first time anchoring for CNN. Jimenez was a reporter at WBAL-TV, Baltimore’s NBC affiliate, from 2015 to 2017, according to the station’s website. At WBAL-TV, he received an individual Emmy nomination for his general assignment coverage and covered the trials of the police officers charged with Freddie Gray’s death, according to CNN’s website. Jimenez joined CNN affiliate Newsource in 2017 and became a CNN correspondent in 2019.
Former WBAL-TV reporter Omar Jimenez to co-anchor CNN show Early Start
August 22, 2022