FOX News Channel Re-Signs Karl Rove as Contributor

Thu Jan 17, 2013 3:41pm EST

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NEW YORK--(Business Wire)--
FOX News Channel (FNC) has re-signed Karl Rove, former Deputy Chief of Staff and
Senior Advisor to President George W. Bush, announced Roger Ailes, Chairman &
CEO. This new multi-year deal will extend through the 2016 presidential

In making the announcement, Mr. Ailes said, "Karl`s detailed knowledge of state
and national politics, as well as fundraising and strategy, makes him an
important player in our ongoing political coverage and we look forward to him
continuing his analysis across all platforms for FOX News and FOX Business." 

Rove joined FNC as a contributor in February of 2008, providing political
analysis and key insights on the election seasons that followed. Prior to this,
Rove served as Deputy Chief of Staff and Senior Advisor during President George
W. Bush`s administration before he resigned in 2007. Rove also headed the Office
of Political Affairs, the Office of Public Liaison, and the White House Office
of Strategic Initiatives. Before his tenure at the White House, he was the chief
strategist for President Bush`s 2000 Presidential campaign, as well as his
re-election in 2004. 

During his extensive career in politics, Rove also served as a political
consultant to a number of Republican candidates during their successful
campaigns, including former Texas Governor Bill Clements and former Texas
Representative and Senator Phil Gramm. Additionally, he was president of Karl
Rove & Company, a public affairs firm based in Austin and taught at the LBJ
School of Public Affairs and in the Journalism Department at the University of
Texas at Austin. Rove attended the University of Utah where he began his career
with the College Republicans as their executive director before becoming
Chairman of the organization. 

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to
delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five
cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for
more than eleven years and according to Public Policy Polling, is the most
trusted television news source in the country. Owned by News Corp., FNC is
available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape,
routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.

FOX News:
Irena Briganti, 212-301-3608
Dana Klinghoffer, 212-301-3534 

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