Nate Burleson will be joining CBS in The Morning as a Co-Host in September
New York- On Wednesday, CBS Sports announced Nate Burleson has signed a multiplatform agreement with CBS.
The talented sports broadcaster will be seen on different platforms within CBS in the next couple of weeks. Going into September of this year, Burleson will join CBS In The Morning with Gayle King and Tony Dokoupil as a co-host
Outside of CBS In The Morning, Burleson will continue to co-host with NFL Today, as well as host some upcoming Nickelodeon shows. CBS enjoys Burleson's personality and how he engages with his audience and had this to say about the new deal.
“When Nate guest-hosted earlier this year, his energy was infectious in the studio, and his versatility spanned all aspects of the show,” Shawna Thomas, executive producer, CBS THIS MORNING. “He’s comfortable and insightful, no matter what the conversation topic.On top of that, he already knows how live television works, and he’s used to those morning hours from his time on the NFL Network.I’m looking forward to working with him and seeing the show evolve with him at the table.”
“I am absolutely thrilled to be joining the incredibly talented team at CBS THIS MORNING. This is an extraordinary opportunity, and I look forward to the challenge of upholding the standard set by the legends who came before me,” said Burleson. “Life is about being ready for the right opportunities, and I have been preparing for this moment since my first day on television. Having a chance to inform, enhance or simply brighten up the morning for our viewers is an honor. The sport of football and I will always be inextricably intertwined. I feel so fortunate to join CTM while continuing to play a role at the NFL Network, and of course, spending Sundays with the team on THE NFL TODAY.”