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Fox Business Network names five anchors

September 12, 2007

Posted by Chris Roush

Fox Business Network has named five anchors from the Fox News Channel business team. They join Neil Cavuto, senior vice president and managing editor of business news, and Alexis Glick, director of Business News.

David AsmanThe anchors include: David Asman; Cheryl Casone; Rebecca Gomez; Dagen McDowell, and Stuart Varney. Fox Business Network, which will launch Oct. 15, will also draw upon FNC anchors Brenda Buttner ofBulls and Bears” and Terry Keenan, business correspondent and anchor ofCashin’ In.” All will retain their current roles on Fox News.

Asman is currently the host ofForbes on Fox and has been with Fox News since 1997, when he joined as weekday anchor forFox News Live.” Prior to Fox, Asman held numerous roles at The Wall Street Journal including editorial features editor.

Cheryl CasoneCasone has been a correspondent for Fox News’ business unit since November 2006, providing hourly market updates for FoxNews.com and partner site Yahoo! Finance. Before joining Fox News, she was a freelance business correspondent for CNN, primarily reporting from the New York Stock Exchange.

Gomez serves as a business correspondent for Fox News with regular appearances onYour World with Neil Cavuto” and the “Cost of Freedom” business block on Saturdays. She joined FNC when the network launched in 1996, and prior to that position she was an anchor/reporter at Lifetime Television.

Dagen McDowellMcDowell has served as a business correspondent for FNC since 2003, appearing regularly on “Your World with Neil Cavuto” and “Cashin’ In.” McDowell was previously wrote a personal finance column for TheStreet.com called “Dear Dagen.”

Varney has been part of the Fox News business team since 2004, most recently as a business contributor and substitute host forYour World with Neil Cavuto.” Before joining FNC, Varney was the host of CNBC’sWall Street Editorial Board with Stuart Varney.”

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