BREAKING: Shannon Bream Becomes First Woman to Anchor ‘Fox News Sunday’ In Its 26-Year History

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Fox News announced that Shannon Bream has been named the new anchor for its Sunday program. It’s the first time that a woman has held the position in its 26-year history.

Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott said, “Shannon is an outstanding journalist, reporter and anchor who has cultivated a strong and enduring relationship with the FOX News Media audience.”

Bream will begin hosting in September. “It has been an honor to cover major news throughout Washington over the last 15 years at FOX News. I am extremely grateful for the opportunity to host a Sunday show and look forward to this new role,” Bream said.

Aside from working at Fox News, she authored two bestselling books about the lives of biblical women.

She wrote “The Women of the Bible Speak,” which was released in March 2021.

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She also wrote, “The Mothers and Daughters of the Bible Speak,” which came out a year later as a follow-up.

Additionally, Bream will continue to be the network’s chief legal correspondent.

Since 2007, she has been covering all of the major Supreme Court decisions for Fox News Channel.

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Bream’s time serving a guest host for Fox’s signature Sunday morning political talk show has been wildly successful, as she has outdrawn the 2021 average audience of the show by 20%. “FOX News Sunday” airs on FOX network with encore presentations on Fox News Channel.

Her January appearance in the anchor chair was the highest-rated “FOX News Sunday” episode of 2022. In June she gained 37% of viewers in the advertiser-coveted demographic of adults age 25-54 and the FNC encore presentation of her show had a larger audience than anything CNN or MSNBC aired on Sunday among total viewers.

During Bream’s successful run hosting “FOX News @ Night,” which she launched in 2017, she’s conducted news-making interviews with such figures as Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, First Lady Jill Biden and Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky…

Before joining Fox News, Bream held anchor gigs at local station in Washington, D.C., and Charlotte, North Carolina, and served as a reporter in Tampa, Florida. She previously practiced corporate law specializing in race discrimination and sexual harassment cases.

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