Fox News has hired Olympic gold medalist and reality TV star Caitlyn Jenner as a contributor. According to a statement, Jenner will make her first appearance on Thursday night’s “Hannity” show at 9:00 p.m. ET.
“Caitlyn’s story is an inspiration to us all,” said Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott. “She is a trailblazer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a variety of areas that will be a tremendous asset to our audience.”
Jenner made political history as a gubernatorial candidate in California’s 2021 recall election. Jenner is the parent of 10 children and 20 grandchildren and is also the author of New York Times bestselling book, “The Secrets of My Life”, a memoir about her journey as a transgender woman and her fight for the LGBTQ+ community.
Jenner will offer commentary and analysis on FOX News Channel (FNC) programming and various FOX News Media platforms.
“I am honored by this unique opportunity to speak directly to millions of FOX News Media viewers on a range of issues important to the American people,” Jenner said.
Caitlyn Jenner created a foundation. that promotes equality and fights discrimination by providing grants to organizations that improve the lives of transgender people, including youth, as well as anti-bullying, suicide prevention, health care, housing , employment and related programs.
In recent years, Jenner has appeared alongside her family on popular reality shows from E! keeping up with the Kardashians from 2007-2021 and I am Cait from 2015-2016, a series based on her journey as a trans woman. She has also recently returned to motorsport, founding Jenner Racing, an all-female W-Series motor racing team.