Cnet's Tom Merritt Joins Leo Laporte's TWiT Network
April 19, 2010 at 12:11 PM (PT)
CNET Executive Editor and video/podcast host TOM MERRITT is exiting his full-time position with the CBS INTERACTIVE-owned tech site on MAY 14th to join LEO LAPORTE's TWIT podcast network a a show host starting JUNE 1st.
MERRITT, who co-hosts CNET's "BUZZ OUT LOUD" daily tech show with MOLLY WOOD and "THE REAL DEAL" with RAFE NEEDLEMAN, will be hosting as-yet-undisclosed shows for TWIT and may continue appearing on CNET in a part-time capacity. He also will continue his "EAST MEETS WEST" podcast with ROGER CHANG for TWIT, the "SWORD AND LASER" fantasy/sci-fi podcast with his former "BUZZ OUT LOUD" co-host VERONICA BELMONT, and "CURRENT GEEK" and "FOURCAST" with SCOTT JOHNSON. MERRITT joined CNET in 2004 after spending 1999-2004 with TECH TV (now G4) as Executive Web Producer and host on the network's online radio stream.