Massive Win For Trace Gallagher, As Fox News CEO Announces HUGE Promotion: “When It Comes To Breaking News Coverage…” 

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Fox News’s Trace Gallagher got a huge promotion! He was named anchor of “Fox News @ Night”.

He will start on October 3rd and will work from Los Angeles.

He will be replacing Shannon Bream, who just recently became the host of Fox News Sunday. Gallagher will continue as the network’s chief breaking news correspondent.

Suzanne Scott, the CEO of Fox News said, “When it comes to breaking news coverage, Trace Gallagher is one of the best in the business and having a seasoned journalist at the helm of this hour ensures our viewers unrivaled 24/7 news coverage.”

Gallagher said of his new position, “It’s an honor to lead Fox News @ Night and I look forward to breaking down the major headlines for our audience across the country every evening.”

Fox News issued a statement that said: 

FOX News @ Night features interviews with leading newsmakers to discuss the day’s news events during primetime in the Pacific and Mountain time zones. The newscast regularly outpaces its cable news competition across the board, averaging more than 1.1 million viewers and 218,000 in the demo this past quarter.

A FOX News original, Gallagher joined FNC at the network’s launch in 1996 and has covered the biggest breaking news stories throughout the past 26 years. Most recently, he provided live coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, anchoring overnight special reports as the war escalated. 

He also delivered extensive late-night coverage of the Covid pandemic over the last two years and the California recall election of Governor Gavin Newsom in 2021. 

Throughout his tenure with the network, Gallagher’s breaking news coverage has taken him around the world, reporting on a multitude of stories abroad including conflicts throughout the Middle East and the tsunami in Southeast Asia.

Gallagher was an anchor for local news stations before he joined Fox News in 1996. He played football and studied business at the University of San Diego and Antelope Valley College.

Shannon Bream is now the replacement for Chris Wallace. Wallace left for CNN, where his hopes of having a bigger and better show were dashed as soon as he arrived.

His new show was set to premiere on CNN+, their new streaming service, but that closed down only two weeks after debuting.

Bream said, “We will have our own style.”

“People are very frustrated with gridlock [in Washington] and people talking past each other. What we want to do is have deep, meaningful conversations where people are going to be pressed to express their positions.” 

Variety reported:

Unlike Wallace, Bream will keep another beat. She has given up her anchoring duties at “Fox News @ Night,” the network’s late-night news hour, but will continue as Fox News’ chief legal correspondent, making use of the knowledge she gleaned from her first profession. The job includes coverage of the Supreme Court. The dual roles may lead to long hours, and Bream says she has learned over the years to “do more with less sleep.” But she acknowledges “there are times when you have to call a time out.”