Jenna Lee is leaving Fox News Channel.
Lee, whose contract expires today, signed off at the end of FNC’s 2 p.m. hour. “I’ve decided it’s time for a change and have chosen to leave Fox News. I love being a journalist. I believe it’s what I’m called to do,” she said, adding, “I have some really big ideas on how to better serve you in that particular arena.”
“This was a difficult decision for me and I’m very grateful for the opportunities that the Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network have afforded me,” said Lee in a statement. “It has truly been a privilege serving our viewers.”
Lee joined Fox has one of the original anchors of Fox Business Network. Lee and FBN’s Nicole Petallides were the co-hosts of the first-ever FBN broadcast on Oct. 15, 2007.
“We are grateful for Jenna’s many contributions to Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network throughout her 10 years here. She is a talented journalist and we wish her the best of luck in her future endeavors,” said Jay Wallace, FNC’s president of news.
No replacement has been named for Lee as co-anchor of the 11 p.m. hour of Happening Now. The 2 p.m. hour of America’s News HQ is also seeking a full time anchor. It’s been vacant since Gretchen Carlson left 11 months ago.
— Jenna Lee (@JennaLeeUSA) June 2, 2017