Fox News, Martha MacCallum Strike New Deal

There’s more “Story” for Martha MacCallum to tell at Fox News Channel.

The news anchor struck a new multi-year deal with the Fox Corp. cable-news outlet that will keep her in the seat of her early-evening program, “The Story,” as well as co-anchor of the network’s political and special events coverage.

“We are delighted to have her continue anchoring and helping lead the network’s political team for another important election cycle and many years to come,” said Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News Media, in a statement.

MacCallum’s previous contract with Fox News was announced in June of 2017.

In a statement. the anchor said she has enjoyed “invaluable experiences over the past 15 years” at Fox News and said she was “grateful to Suzanne Scott, Jay Wallace and Lachlan Murdoch and Rupert Murdoch for their continued confidence in me.”

MacCallum for the past three years has anchored “The Story,” a news program that feeds viewers into the network’s primetime lineup. She had worked as co-anchor of “America’s Newsroom” opposite Bill Hemmer between 2010 and 2017 before moving to “The First 100 Days,” a short-lived 7 p.m. effort that chronicled the early days of President Trump’s time in office.

Before joining Fox News in 2004, MacCallum  worked at NBC News and CNBC from 1997 to 2003. She was co-anchor of CNBC’s “Morning Call,” and was the anchor of CNBC’s “Checkpoint”, an evening news program focusing on the war on terror and the Iraq War. She previously worked as an anchor and reporter for WBIS, a sports and business network in New York in 1996. She has also served as a correspondent at Wall Street Journa. She began her career as a reporter for Corporate Finance magazine.



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