5 Things To Know About Suzanne Scott, Fox News’ New President Of Programming
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Another shake up at Fox News happened today with the resignation of Bill Shine, Fox News’ co-president. Suzanne Scott was promoted to president of programming and Jay Wallace, another Fox exec, has been promoted to president of news. Rumors swirled last week about Fox News looking to tap a woman to help lead the network, after sexual harassment allegations plagued the network for months. Here are 5 things you need to know about Suzanne Scott, Fox News’ new president of programming:
1) She is a graduate of American University located in Washington, D.C.
2) She has been with Fox News Channel since it started in 1996.
3) Prior to joining Fox News Channel in 1996, she was executive assistant to Chet Collier at CNBC. When Collier founded Fox News Channel with Roger Ailes, he recruited Scott to join him at the station.
4) Suzanne Scott was Bill Shine’s second in command, having served as executive vice president of programming and development at Fox News since 2009.
5) In her new position, she will take on Shine’s duties of overseeing FNC’s opinion shows like “The Five” and “Hannity.”