Petterson named new president of Fox Business
Lauren Petterson has been named the new president of Fox Business Network, replacing Brian Jones, who is departing after 20 years with the company.
Ted Johnson of Deadline writes, “Petterson will continue to oversee talent development at Fox News Channel. She had also overseen ‘Fox & Friends,’ the highly successful morning news franchise.
“‘Lauren has extraordinary skills in developing programming and working with talent and I am confident she will lead Fox Business to even further success,’ Scott said in a statement.
“Jones is departing after 20 years at Fox Business and Fox News. ‘We wish him continued success as he embarks on his next chapter,’ Scott said.
“He said in a statement, ‘I’ve had the pleasure of knowing and working with Lauren for several years. Always a kind, creative and collaborative colleague, I’m sure she will lead the hard working Fox Business team to the next level.’
“The network did not give a reason for the change.”
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