January 3rd, 2011
02:12 PM ET
CNN anchor and correspondent John Roberts is leaving the network to join Fox News Network.
CNN confirmed his departure Monday. Roberts began serving as an anchor in 2007 and most recently anchored "American Morning" with Kiran Chetry.
"We thank John for his service," said a spokesperson for CNN.
Roberts came to CNN after 14 years 14 years with CBS News, during which time he served as its chief White House correspondent and chief medical correspondent, anchor of the weekend editions of the CBS Evening News and anchor of the CBS Morning News.
At CNN, he served as senior national correspondent and anchor of "This Week at War", the network’s renowned weekly program which examined developments in the wars in Afghanistan, Iraq and around the globe.
Roberts will be based in Atlanta where he will serve as a national correspondent for Fox. He is engaged to CNN anchor Kyra Phillips and the couple is expecting twins.
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