Shepard Smith Is Leaving Fox News Channel

After 23 years at the network, his last show was today

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Shepard Smith, one of Fox News Channel’s original hires in 1996 and the face of the network’s news operation, is stepping down from his role as chief news anchor and managing editor of the breaking news unit.

His last show as a Fox News anchor was this afternoon—the 3 p.m. edition of Shepard Smith Reporting.

“Shep is one of the premier newscasters of his generation, and his extraordinary body of work is among the finest journalism in the industry,” Fox News Media president Jay Wallace said in a statement.



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