Fox Business Network Signs Lou Dobbs
press release – henderson 07
Fox Business Network (FBN) has signed a multi-year deal with former CNN anchor Lou Dobbs, announced Kevin Magee, EVP of the network. Dobbs will develop and host a new daily program premiering in the first quarter of 2011. He will also make appearances across a variety of FBN programs to provide analysis and commentary on business news of the day.
In making the announcement Magee said, “Fox Business has always been about putting the smartest, most interesting people on television and the addition of Lou Dobbs will serve to strengthen the best lineup in business news. Teaming Lou with Managing Editor Neil Cavuto will make FBN a tough network to beat.”
Prior to FBN, Dobbs served as an anchor, managing editor and executive vice president for CNN, hosting various programs including Moneyline, which premiered in 1980 and was later renamed Lou Dobbs Tonight. Dobbs is also a radio talk show host and will continue to host his nationally syndicated radio programs and financial reports.