Shuster Named New York Anchor for Al Jazeera America

Former Current TV anchor makes the move to remade channel

Al Jazeera America continues to staff up as it prepares to launch Aug. 20.

The 24-hour news channel has named David Shuster, formerly with MSNBC, as a New York anchor.

Most recently Shuster was with Current TV, which Al Jazeera bought to remake into Al Jazeera America.

Shuster is a veteran of the 24-hour news wars. His resume also includes Fox News and CNN.