FOX News Channel Signs Jedediah Bila to Contributor Role

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–FOX News Channel (FNC) has signed Emmy-nominated television host
Jedediah Bila to a contributor role, announced Lauren Petterson, Senior
Vice President of Morning Programming Talent Development for the

In making the announcement, Petterson said, “Over the years, Jedediah
has built a strong relationship with our audience through her unique
perspective on the big issues of the day. We’re excited to welcome her
back to the FOX News family.”

Bila added, “I’m very excited to re-join the FOX News family, the place
I started my TV career. I’m really looking forward to this new chapter
and all that’s to come.”

Bila first joined the network as a contributor in 2013, appearing
regularly on FNC’s top-rated ensemble shows Outnumbered (weekdays
12-1PM/ET) and The Five (weekdays 5-6PM/ET), where she provided
analysis on the top news stories, controversies and issues of the day.

Most recently, Bila served as co-host of ABC’s The View, earning
two Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Entertainment Talk
Show Host. As a recurring guest co-host in Season 19 and an official
co-host of the show’s 20th season, she interviewed many
influencers across politics and culture, including former Secretary of
State Hillary Clinton, Vice President Joe Biden, reality television star
Kim Kardashian and Senator Bernie Sanders, among others. Additionally,
in July 2017, Bila secured an exclusive interview with embattled Dance
star Abby Lee Miller ahead of her 366-day prison sentence. The
interview, which was presented in a Lifetime special entitled, Abby
Tells All
, earned universal praise.

A graduate and valedictorian of Wagner College, Bila went on to receive
her Master of Arts from Columbia University. She is the author of #DoNotDisturb:
How I Ghosted My Cell Phone to Take Back My Life,
released by
HarperCollins in October 2018. Prior to joining FOX News in 2013,
Bila was a high school academic dean and Spanish teacher at a private
New York City K-12 school, and had taught middle school, high school,
and college students.

FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service
delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The
number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television
news channel for more than 16 years. According to a 2018 Research
Intelligencer study by Brand Keys, FOX News ranks as the second most
trusted television brand in the country. Additionally, a Suffolk
University/USA Today survey states Fox News is the most trusted source
for television news or commentary in the country, while a 2017
Gallup/Knight Foundation survey found that among Americans who could
name an objective news source, Fox News is the top-cited outlet. Owned
by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in nearly 90 million homes and
dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten
programs in the genre.