Shepard Smith Announces Departure From Fox News

Published on Oct 12, 2019

Fox News is experiencing a shake up with the departure of longtime host Shepard Smith. On Friday, he shocked the news with the announcement that he will be leaving his role as chief news anchor for the conglomerate. In a heartfelt statement on-air, Shepard told viewers, "Recently I asked the company to allow me to leave Fox News and begin a new chapter. After requesting that I stay, they graciously obliged." According to The New York Times, the anchor is leaving in the middle of his contract, but Shepard stated that per his exit agreement he won't be reporting elsewhere, "at least in the near future."  Shepard did not reveal his motivations behind leaving the company,...

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