Gretchen Carlson has joined Fox News Channel as an anchor, beginning June 20.
Carlson had been co-anchor of CBS’ Saturday Early Show. She joined CBS News in October 2000 as a Newspath correspondent, based in New York.
Fox News senior vice president of programming Bill Shine said in a prepared statement, “Gretchen Carlson is a talented and versatile journalist who will be a great addition to Fox News.”
Carlson added, “I am thrilled to be joining Fox News, especially at a time when they are skyrocketing through the industry. Additionally, being a part of Fox News will provide a great opportunity to thrive as a journalist.”