Fox News Promotes 2 Key Executives at Its D.C. Bureau

By A.J. Katz 

Fox News Channel is promoting two key members of its D.C. operation.

Bryan Boughton has been promoted to senior vice president of the Washington D.C. bureau, and Cherie Grzech has been named vice president of the bureau.

Bill Sammon will continue in his role as svp and managing editor of the Washington unit, with all three reporting to Fox News president and executive editor Jay Wallace.

In her new role, Gzech will oversee all departments within the bureau including editorial operations and politics. Additionally, she will continue to supervise polling operations, as well as special election events.

“Cherie has been a major asset to the network for nearly two decades and we are thrilled to promote her to this new role where we know she will thrive,” Wallace said in a statement.

Grzech has been with FNC for more than 17 years, joining as a field producer in the network’s Chicago bureau in 1999 and most recently acting as the senior director of news and politics.

Boughton has been with Fox News since 1996, and began as the original overnight assignment editor for the affiliate news service prior to the actual launch of Fox News Channel. Most recently, Boughton was vice president of the D.C. bureau where he supervised various teams based out of Washington. In 2009, he assumed the role of Bureau Chief.

“We are also proud to promote Brian who will continue helming FNC’s largest key bureau,” Wallace noted.

Boughton previously served as the director of special events and the political director where he was responsible for the network’s special coverage of the 2006 midterms elections. Previously, he was a senior producer of Weekend Live and assisted with producing political specials, conventions and election nights. In 1996, Boughton was one of two producers assigned to build and operate a White House unit for FNC. He then went on to become a White House producer for the network.