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After Ten Years At CNN, Bill Hemmer Joins Fox News As Anchor & Correspondent

Bill Hemmer has joined FOX News Channel (FNC) as a weekday anchor and correspondent,” the network announced today. Here’s the press release.

“Bill is a journalist of great integrity, and his strong reporting and anchoring skills will prove beneficial to the entire FOX News team,” Roger Ailes said in the release. “I am thrilled to be joining FOX News Channel, and I welcome the opportunity to be a part of the nation’s leading cable news network,” Hemmer said.

> Bio: Hemmer most recently co-hosted American Morning on CNN. While at the network, he also anchored CNN Live Today and CNN Tonight. He “began his career as a weekend sports anchor for WCPO-TV (CBS) in Cincinnati. He is a graduate of the University of Miami in Ohio and is a native of Cincinnati.”

> June 17: Hemmer signs off AM: “I am a big believer in new beginnings, and this is one of them. I am not going that far this time.”

> June 6: Hemmer says he enjoyed working at CNN, “at this point in my career, it is time for me to move forward with a new set of challenges.”

> Also: A TVSpyer says Hemmer “recently sealed the deal on a fixer upper in the Hamptons,” and is getting ready to marry Kimberly Guilfoyle Newsome

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