Popular Fox News host Bret Baier is staying with Fox News. Baier just signed a contract with the network for another five years.
The Hill reports:
“I am thrilled to continue working with FOX News Channel for the next five years,” Baier, who first joined the network in 1998, said in a statement about the deal, which renews a contract he signed in 2019. “It has been my home away from home for almost a quarter century.”
Under the new contract, Baier keeps his jobs as anchor and executive editor of “Special Report” and as Fox News’s chief political anchor. Fox News did not disclose the dollar amount of the deal.
Baier began hosting “Special Report” in 2009, and grew its audience 53 percent, as measured in overall in total viewers, according to the Fox News announcement of his new deal.
He has been central to Fox News’s national political coverage, hosting its 2020 election day coverage alongside Martha MacCallum, as well as coverage of the presidential debates and both the Democratic and Republican National conventions.