Munro, 61, was enticed back ro television by TEN CEO Hamish McLennan and Sydney news director John Choueifate.
“It’s an exciting time – Hamish is fair dinkum about making a mark against Nine and Seven and he’s bringing in experienced people,” Munro told News Corp.
“It will be a challenge but that’s what I love and we all know free-to-air television is here for a long time to come,” Munro said.
Munro initially took ‘early retirement’ from Nine in 2008 after 22 years with the network, before resurfacing with Seven in 2009. He departed in 2012.
He begins on February 9th.
Former Seven News director Peter Meakin also begins at TEN on February 17.