Ainsley Earhardt has been named co-host on Fox & Friends, succeeding Elisabeth Hasselbeck.
She’ll make her debut on the Fox News Channel (FNC) program, alongside Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade, on Feb. 29. Earhardt was most recently a co-host of Fox & Friends First, the network's 5-6 a.m. program. She has been a substitute co-host for Fox & Friends on various occasions.
“Ainsley’s relentless work ethic, congeniality and enthusiasm for connecting with our viewers and staff are extremely refreshing,” said Roger Ailes, Fox News chairman and CEO. “She’s a superb team player and an excellent on-air host; we look forward to her joining the show during such a pivotal news year.”
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