The president of Fox Business Network is out, effective today, after 20 years with Fox News Channel and FBN. The company announced that Brian Jones is leaving and will be replaced by Lauren Petterson.
Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News Media, made the announcement.
“Brian is a talented executive and a distinguished colleague who built Fox Business and accomplished a great deal during his 20 years of combined service at both FBN and FNC,” Scott said. “We wish him continued success as he embarks on his next chapter.”
Scott added: “Lauren has extraordinary skills in developing programming and working with talent and I am confident she will lead Fox Business to even further success.”
In addition to her new role, Petterson will continue to oversee Talent Development at Fox News Channel.
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