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Fox News names John Roberts chief WH correspondent

Fox News names John Roberts chief WH correspondent
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Fox News named John Roberts its chief White House correspondent on Monday. 

“John’s 30 years of experience and reputable journalism skills were showcased throughout his coverage from the campaign trail during the 2016 election season,” Fox News Executive Vice President Jay Wallace said in an announcement. 

“We are proud to welcome him to the Washington bureau and look forward to him leading the network’s coverage of incoming President-elect Donald TrumpDonald TrumpFacebook temporarily bans ads for weapons accessories following Capitol riots Sasse, in fiery op-ed, says QAnon is destroying GOP Section 230 worked after the insurrection, but not before: How to regulate social media MORE.”
 
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Roberts joined Fox News in 2011. He was previously co-anchor of CNN's "American Morning" and a senior national correspondent with the network. 

"Donald Trump's presidency will be the predominant news story worldwide in the next four years," Roberts, 60, said. "I am honored that FOX News has allowed me a front-row seat to history as it all unfolds."

Ed Henry was the network's chief White House correspondent before being suspended earlier this year in May after reports surfaced of him engaging in an extramarital affair with a Las Vegas hostess. 
 
Henry returned to the network in August as its chief national correspondent.