TVNewser has learned Mike Straka, the VP of Fox News Digital, has departed the network. We hear Straka is headed to HDNet where he is going to host a mixed martial arts program.
A Fox News spokesperson confirms Straka’s last day was yesterday.
A source tells tells us Straka accepted the HDNet job while still working as a Fox News VP, likely a conflict of interest. His HDNet show premieres March 26.
At FoxNews.com, Straka oversaw production and content distribution for the website and served as EP of “The Strategy Room,” the daily live streaming program. Straka had been with FNC since its launch in 1996.
Prior to FOX, Straka worked on the assignment desk at CBS News Radio. He began his career as a CBS page.
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