Correspondent Gadi Schwartz has been named anchor of a new 8 pm program on NBC News’ streaming network News Now.
NOW Tonight with Gadi Schwartz is launching next month.
Schwartz will be anchoring the program from Los Angeles, making it “one of the only national news broadcasts originating daily from the West Coast,” Janelle Rodriguez, SVP of NBC News Now announced Monday.
He replaces Joshua Johnson.
Schwartz joined NBC News as an L.A.-based correspondent in 2016. He was tapped to host the news show Stay Tuned on Snapchat a year later.
He also hosted The Overview on Peacock and frequently appears on NBC News Now.
Prior to moving up the NBC network news, Schwartz was a reporter for KNBC in Los Angeles.