“Inside Edition,” King World’s 16-year-old syndicated news magazine, has hired veteran anchor-reporter Jim Moret as a senior correspondent in the Los Angeles bureau.
For the past three years, Moret has hosted a series of specials for ABC TV, and in 1999, 2001 and 2003 he co-hosted the Oscar night pre-show for ABC. He also has served as guest anchor for the morning newscast on KTLA Los Angeles and for WNYW-TV’s “Good Day New York.”
From 1992-2001, Moret was one of CNN’s most visible on-air personalities as co-anchor of “Showbiz Today.” He also co-anchored CNN’s “The World Today” and was solo anchor of CNN’s “NewsNight.” He also was a guest host for “Larry King Live” and “Burden of Proof.”
“Inside Edition” continues to prosper for King World, averaging a 3.6 household rating season-to-date, which is 9% higher than last year. In its target demographic of women 25-54, it’s averaging a 2.1 rating, 5% above the 2.0 of a year ago.