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FOX Business Network officially signs Maria Bartiromo

Jan 22 2014, 8:57pm CST | by , in News | Other Stuff

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FOX Business Network officially signs Maria Bartiromo
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Veteran financial news anchor and journalist Maria Bartiromo is heading to the FOX Business Network. She is set to begin next month.

FOX Business Network has officially signed veteran financial news anchor Maria Bartiromo. It will be a multi-year deal, the channel announced on Wednesday.

The 46-year old journalist, known for being the first reporter to broadcast live on the New York Stock Exchange, will serve as FBN's global markets editor. She will also anchor a daily market hours program and will host a Sunday business show on the network. Bartiromo will begin on February 1st.

FOX News CEO Roger Ailes said, "I tapped Maria to report live from the floor of the New York Stock Exchange while at CNBC, and I am delighted to have her join me once again alongside our star lineup at FOX Business.”

News about Bartiromo's new role at FOX was first rumored in November last year. It was not confirmed until today.

Dubbed as the "Money Honey," Bartiromo first worked at CNN before joining CNBC in 1993. She also happens to be the first female journalist inducted into the Cable Hall of Fame. 

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