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FOX News Channel Elevates Contributor Lawrence Jones to New Expanded Role

October 30, 2019 GMT

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 30, 2019--

FOX News Channel (FNC) has elevated network contributor Lawrence Jones to a regular substitute host and co-host role, effective immediately. In this capacity, Jones will make appearances on a range of programs, including The Five (weekdays at 5PM/ET) and Outnumbered (weekdays at 12PM/ET). He will also continue to serve as host of FOX Nation’s Keeping up with Jones and Man on the Street.

In commenting on the announcement, Jones stated, “I am thrilled to continue my time at FOX News and FOX Nation, expanding my role into more regular appearances across all platforms. Throughout my tenure, it has been an honor to cover the pressing issues facing millions of Americans and I look forward to furthering the conversation on those critical topics.”

As host of Keeping up with Jones on FOX Nation , Jones welcomes a different guest each week for a lively debate focusing on a variety of hot-button issues. Additionally, his FOX Nation Man on the Street program offers an extension of the viewer favorite segment which originated during Jones’ regular appearances on Hannity (weekdays at 9PM/ET). On November 6 th, he will join his FOX Nation colleagues for the platform’s inaugural Patriot Awards taking place in St. Petersburg, Florida. During the event, Jones will help honor America’s finest patriots, including military veterans, first responders and inspirational everyday heroes.

Prior to joining FOX News in December 2018, Jones served as the editor-in-chief of Campus Reform and host of his own radio show on TheBlaze Radio Network. Throughout his career, Jones has appeared as a guest on FNC, FOX Business Network (FBN), CNN, MSNBC, Sky News and BBC News. In 2016, he held an exclusive interview with the parents of Micah Johnson, the Dallas shooter responsible for the deadliest police ambush in American history. After refusing to speak to the media, the family sought out Jones personally to tell their story.

A native of Garland, Texas, Jones attended the University of North Texas where he studied criminal justice. He was recognized by The Washington Examiner’s Red Alert Politics annual “30 under 30” list as well as Newsmax’s 30 Most Influential Republicans under 30.

About FOX News Channel

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC is a unit of FOX News Media and has been the most watched television news channel for more than 17 consecutive years. According to a 2019 Suffolk University poll, FOX News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country, while a 2019 Brand Keys Emotion Engagement Brand Analysis survey found that FOX News was the most trusted cable news brand. Owned by FOX Corporation, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

About FOX Nation

FOX Nation is a direct-to-consumer on demand streaming and VOD service designed to complement the FOX News Channel experience with a members only destination for its most passionate and loyal super fans. Featuring more than 600 hours of content, the product includes daily short-form conservative opinion programming, historic documentaries and investigative series from a multitude of FOX News personalities. FOX Nation is available on iOS and Android devices as well as Apple TV, Web, Amazon Fire TV, Google Chromecast, Xbox One and Comcast Xfinity platforms.

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