‘Duck Dynasty’ Star Named Fox News Contributor

By Mark Joyella 

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One of the stars of the A&E reality series Duck Dynasty, Willie Robertson, has been named a Fox News contributor. Robertson, who has been a regular guest on the network, begins in his new role immediately.

Robertson has also been named host of a podcast series, The Willie Robertson Podcast, for Fox News Radio, set to begin streaming April 4. The network says the podcast will focus on issues of “faith and family,” with occasional guest interviews. Each episode will run 45 minutes.

At launch, Fox News will stream three episodes, including an interview with Baltimore Ravens tight end Benjamin Watson.