Fox News anchor Chris Wallace announced his resignation on Sunday during the presidential debate of 2020.

Fast two decades later, Fox NewsAnchor Chris WallaceOn Sunday, he announced that he was leaving the news media.

This veteran anchor joined the news media in Fox News Channel in 2003, announced his immediate departure from the program “Fox News Sunday” at its conclusion on Sunday, saying he wants “to try something new.”

“Eighteen years ago, the bosses here at Fox promised me they would never interfere with a guest I booked or a question I asked. They kept their word. I have been free to report to the best of my ability, to cover the stories I think are important, to hold our country’s leaders to account. It’s been a great ride,” he told viewers.

Wallace’s time with Fox News has included moderating two general-election presidential debates and interviewing several U.S. presidents and world leaders. Wallace is a former senior correspondent at ABC News. Prior to joining Fox News, Wallace worked as a White House correspondent with NBC News.

“I want to try something new, to go beyond politics to all the things I’m interested in,” he said Sunday. “I’m ready for a new adventure. And I hope you’ll check it out. And so ― for the last time, dear friends ― that’s it for today. Enjoy a wonderful week. And I hope you’ll keep watching ‘Fox News Sunday.’”

A permanent replacement for the anchor has not been found, a spokesperson for Fox News Media said in a statement to HuffPost that praised the work of Wallace’s team over the years.

“We are extremely proud of our journalism and the stellar team that Chris Wallace was a part of for 18 years. Legacy of FOX News Sunday will continue with our star journalists, many of whom will rotate in the position until a permanent host is named,” the statement read.


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