LOS ANGELES CNN reporter Richard Quest has
returned to the cable news channel after a hiatus stemming from
his drug arrest and court-ordered counseling, a spokesman for
the Atlanta-based network said on Friday.
Quest, known for his boisterous and quirky reporting,
returned to CNN International in late June and has been
producing general news segments and working on the August
edition of "CNN Business Traveler," the show he hosted before
his arrest, said Nigel Pritchard, a spokesman for CNN.
"We're very pleased to have him back," Pritchard said.
Police stopped Quest, 46, in April for being in New York's
Central Park past curfew, and they discovered a bag of
methamphetamines on the British reporter.
A judge ordered him to undergo six months of counseling in
exchange for having the case dismissed.
CNN is part of the Time Warner Inc media company.
(Editing by Bob Tourtellotte)