Bryan Gentry of the Lynchburg News Advance in Virginia profiles Fox Business Network anchor Dagen McDowell, a native of the area.
Gentry writes, “A Brookneal native, McDowell has built a name in financial journalism in New York City. She co-anchors FOX Business Network two hours a day.
“She sees her job as helping average viewers understand financial news.
“‘This is the most interesting history and time for finance. â€¦ Itâ€™s also incredibly complicated,’ McDowell said. ‘The thing about covering business and finance â€¦ is it is incredibly fascinating and it affects everybodyâ€™s life.’
“In a phone interview in July, McDowell said she was lucky to grow up in a small, supportive southern town. ‘It gives you a firm foundation forever. Looking back, thatâ€™s one of the things I cherish the most,’ she said.”
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