GEOFF Bennett is known as an American journalist who made headlines in 2021 following his shocking exit from NBC.

On November 18, 2021, it was revealed that Bennett had accepted a new position at PBS.

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Bennet is a journalist who is famously known for his work with NPR, ABC and NBC.

He got his start in the media industry after graduating Morehouse College with honors.

In August 2021, Bennett made headlines after he was seen chocking up on air after reading the final words of Elijah McClain, who tragically passed away after a violent police encounter.

What is his new job?

Following his departure from NBC, Bennet accepted a position as PBS NewsHour's new chief Washington correspondent, however, he will reportedly be returning to NBC in a new contributor role.

At this time, it remains unclear what that new contributor role is.

Beginning in April 2022, Bennett will serve as the anchor of ...PBS NewsHour Weekend... once the production moves to WETA from WNET/New York, the media outlet reported.

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“I am delighted to welcome Geoff to the NewsHour team,... executive producer Sara Just said in a statement.

...As an accomplished journalist and keen observer of politics, Geoff’s insight and experience will be pivotal to the success of our new weekend programming and strengthen our team overall, as we further our efforts to provide nuanced reporting and thorough understanding, whenever and wherever the audience seeks it, on any platform.”

Bennett later added: “I am excited to join PBS NewsHour, a towering news organization with a rich history and a deep sense of its purpose and mission.

...As the future anchor of its Weekend broadcast, I am looking forward to collaborating with some of the profession’s best, most experienced journalists and contribute to the solid storytelling and reliable reporting that have made NewsHour one of television’s most trusted news programs.”

geoffrbennett/InstagramOn November 18, 2021 he revealed that he accepted a job with PBS '/ '

Is Geoff married?

When Bennett is not in the newsroom, he can typically be found at home spending time with his wife, Carolyn Elizabeth Perry, and their son.

The couple tired the knot in 2010 and welcomed their son Jack a few years later.

Over the years, the family has managed to stay out of the spotlight but Bennett is often seen posting about them on social media.

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