The former Olympian and reality TV star joins Fox News this week as a contributor, the conservative broadcaster reported. She will make her first appearance Thursday on “Hannity” and is expected to offer commentary and analysis on various Fox News programs in the future.
In a statement announcing the hire, Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott called Jenner “an inspiration to us all,” adding, “She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety areas that will be a tremendous asset to our community. public.”
Jenner, meanwhile, said in a statement that she was “humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to Fox News Media’s millions of viewers about a range of issues important to the American people.”
It’s unclear whether Fox News intended Jenner’s hiring to coincide with Transgender Awareness Day, observed March 31. Jenner came out as trans in a 2015 interview on “20/20,” and appeared on the cover of Vanity Fair as an authentic self. later this year.