Fox News host Maria Bartiromo said on Thursday that she would not be joining Rupert Murdoch and his Fox Business Network (FBN) if she is to become president of the network.
Bartiromo told the Wall Street Journal that she has no desire to be a Fox News “reporter” and “editor” and that she wants to be more like an “investigative reporter.”
“I want to be, I want to do more like a news reporter,” Bartirom said.
“I want people to think, ‘Wow, that’s a journalist in a different capacity.
And it’s not a reporter.
It’s not an editor.
It is a business reporter.'”
The reason why I’m not going to be joining the Fox Business is because it is not a family-oriented network,” she added.
Bartaomo joined the network as a reporter in 2013, shortly after she was hired as a senior producer in the political news division at Fox News.
In that role, she interviewed Fox News executives for segments, which she described as her first step in her career.
Barteom has since served as a producer on Fox News Channel’s Hannity, hosted the Fox & Beinart show and has also interviewed Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump.
She said she wanted to pursue journalism, and said she hoped she could work with a network that has a more diverse and inclusive mission.
Fox News also plans to announce a new executive at the end of the month, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters on Thursday.