FOX BUSINESS NETWORK NAMES PRIMETIME HOST
September 20, 2007
FOX BUSINESS NETWORK NAMES RADIO SHOW PERSONALITY DAVE RAMSEY AS PRIMETIME HOST
NASHVILLE, Tenn. - Nationally syndicated radio talk-show personality and personal finance expert Dave Ramsey has joined Fox Business Network (FBN) as the host of a primetime program, announced Kevin Magee, Executive Vice President, FOX News. The show's title and time slot will be announced at a later date.
In making the announcement, Magee said, "Dave Ramsey is a welcome addition to FBN's programming. Our primetime format will offer a new opportunity for Americans to benefit from Ramsey's practical financial advice."
Ramsey added, "We're honored to be part of the FOX Business Network from its launch. Television is a logical step for The Dave Ramsey Show and I'm glad we have the opportunity to take that step with our friends at FOX."
Ramsey's radio program The Dave Ramsey Show has been on the air for more than fifteen years and can be heard on over 325 radio stations across the country with an average of more than 3 million weekly listeners. In addition to his new responsibilities with FBN, Ramsey will continue to broadcast his radio show.
Ramsey is also the creator of a 13-week program called Financial Peace University (FPU), which educates participants about how to reduce debt, gain control of their finances, and learn new behaviors around money. He is the author of five best-selling books including Financial Peace, More Than Enough and The Total Money Makeover, among other titles.
He began his career as a personal finance teacher offering one-on-one debt counseling to individuals in 1991, and based his teachings on his own personal experience in both building and losing a multimillion dollar real estate portfolio by age 30. Today, Ramsey's radio show, books, speeches and numerous appearances counsel others on his lessons learned about how to build wealth, be financially responsible and give back to the community.
Owned by News Corp., FOX News, headed by Chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, operates the FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX News Radio, Foxnews.com, while producing FOX News Sunday, The Radio Factor and FOX News Edge. FNC has been the number one cable news channel for five years running and is available in more than 90 million homes in the United States and 108 countries internationally.
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