Millie Acebal Rousseau of Hispanic magazine profiles Rebecca Gomez of Fox Business Network, who set her sights on business journalism during the tech boom of the late 1990s.
Rousseau writes, “She took a year off to study. When finished, she turned to her Rolodex and reached out to her old bosses at Associated Press, and was hired as a part-time business writer and to do radio reports.
“Eventually, she returned to FOX News as a correspondent, and covered the war in Iraq. Fast-forward to today, where Gomezâ€™s co-anchoring duties on Happy Hour account for most of her airtime.
“Itâ€™s a role that suits her well. She put billionaire real estate mogul Jorge PÃ©rez on the spot when he was a guest on the show, asking him tough questions on the real estate downturn and his turnaround forecast. At one point, he commented on the media scaring people, to which Gomez replied that the media is ‘showing the reality of it, too.'”
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