Ex-Obama official Marie Harf, Guy Benson to co-host Fox News Radio show

Ex-Obama official Marie Harf, Guy Benson to co-host Fox News Radio show
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Fox News will launch a new radio show next month hosted by former Obama State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf and TownHall.com political editor Guy Benson, the network announced Tuesday.

"Based in [Fox News Radio's] newly named Tony Snow Radio Studio in Washington, DC, Benson and Harf will focus on the latest headlines emanating from the nation’s capital," the network said in a release.

"They will be joined each night by expert guests to discuss the news of the day and engage in powerful debate, providing fast-paced, thoughtful discourse on relevant stories pertaining to politics, media and culture," it continued.


Benson, 33, joined Fox News five years ago as a political commentator. Last year he was he recipient of the College Republican National Committee’s biennial Lee Atwater “Outstanding Young Conservative” award. He also co-authored "End of Discussion," released in 2015, with former Fox News and current CNN contributor Mary Katharine Ham. 

Harf, 36, joined Fox News to offer national security and political analysis starting in January 2017, shortly after former President Obama exited office.

She served as the senior adviser for strategic communications to former Secretary of State John KerryJohn Forbes KerryThe Memo: Sanders-Warren battle could reshape Democratic primary Bring on the brokered convention 18 progressive groups sign unity pledge amid Sanders-Warren feud MORE and was also deputy spokeswoman at the State Department from July 2013 until May 2015. She began her career at the CIA. 

Fox News Radio has more than 1,000 affiliated radio stations across the country and first aired in 2003.