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Fox News Channel Anchor Re-Ups TVNewser

Fox News Channel has signed one of its veteran anchors to a new contract, TVNewser.com reports. Under the new, multiyear deal, morning anchor Martha MacCallum will stay on as co-anchor of "America's Newsroom" from 9-11 a.m. with Bill Hemmer.

MacCallum joined the network in 2004, anchoring "Fox News Live" and "The Live Desk" before moving to "America's Newsroom."

In a statement, Fox News CEO Roger Ailes said: “Martha brings unique enthusiasm and talent to delivering the news and connects incredibly well with our viewers. We look forward to her continuing to play a valuable role in the network’s success.”

MacCallum, who was at CNBC before moving to Fox News, has been a part of the channel’s coverage of the 2004, 2008 and 2012 elections, Hurricane Katrina and other top stories.

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