Fox News Media has hired reality television star and California Gubernatorial candidate Caitlyn Jenner as an on-air contributor.
Jenner’s first official Fox appearance will take place on Hannity Thursday evening.
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“I am humbled by this unique opportunity to speak directly to FOX News Media’s millions of viewers about a range of issues that are important to the American people,” said Jenner in a written statement.
“Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all,” Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott said in announcing the position. “She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety of fields that will be a tremendous asset for our audience.”
Jenner, now 72, became a national celebrity after winning the Gold Medal in the decathlon at the 1976 Olympics in Montreal, Canada. Jenner went on star in reality series Keeping Up with the Kardashians before coming out as a transgender person in 2015.