Daytime FOX News anchor Shepard Smith will step down from his role as both an anchor and managing editor for the network, Fox News Channel announced Friday afternoon.
The announcement came during his final broadcast of “Shepard Smith Reporting” on Friday. FOX News said it will have a rotation of anchors until a replacement is found.
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Fox News anchor Shep Smith: "This is my last newscast here" pic.twitter.com/7eYDWY9RSP
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This announcement came as a massive shock, especially considering, as The Hollywood Reporter’s Alex Weprin notes, he just signed a new multi-year contract in 2018. Even Fox News’ Neil Cavuto said on the air Friday he was “a little stunned” by the news.
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