CBC's New York correspondent David Common will anchor the World Report starting in September.

He replaces former host Peter Armstrong, who was named the new national sports correspondent earlier this year.

Most recently, Common reported from the Boston on the aftermath of the bombings. (Read his J-Source first-person account of that experience). He has also spent more than a year reporting from Aghanistan for CBC News, as well as worked in Paris, Toronto, Regina and Fredericton. 

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Common said his replacement in New York has not yet been named. 

 

Tamara Baluja is an award-winning journalist with CBC Vancouver and the 2018 Michener-Deacon fellow for journalism education. She was the associate editor for J-Source from 2013-2014.