Exclusive: TVNewser has learned Fox News Vice President of news David Rhodes is leaving FNC to join Bloomberg TV. Rhodes will be head of U.S. television operations for Bloomberg.
34-year-old Rhodes has been at Fox News since the channel’s inception. He began as a production assistant before the network went on the air in 1996. He moved up through the ranks to assignment manager and, in September 2006, was promoted to VP of news, responsible for all newsgathering for FNC.
This is the first major hire from a cable news competitor for Bloomberg since Andy Lack was named CEO of the network’s multimedia group, which includes TV, radio and Web.