Everyone pitches in at Fox Business
Damien Hoffman of Wall St. Cheat Sheet interviewed David Asman of the Fox Business Network about his career and what it’s like working at the business news channel.
Here is an excerpt:
Damien: What has been the biggest development since you joined Fox in ’97?
David: The major shift here from ‘97 until now was the emergence of Fox Business in 2007.
Damien: Right before the crash.
David: Talk about baptism by a fire. It was terrible from a business standpoint but wonderful from the journalistic standpoint because there was so much to talk about.
I love the amount of input everyone has here. It’s like the beginning of Microsoft or Apple — very entrepreneurial. Roger is involved. Rupert is involved. They think so far out of the box that they very often keep their competition guessing.
Everybody knows Roger is a genius when it comes to programming. So, people look very closely at what we’re doing — not necessarily because they think tomorrow we’re going to overtake them in the numbers, but because they know eventually we could …
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