Bill OReilly has re-signed a multi-year deal with Fox News
Channel (FNC) to continue hosting The OReilly Factor. Said
Fox News chairman and CEO Roger Ailes, "Bills immense
talent, intellect and raw convictions are an extremely rare combination
in television and exemplify why The OReilly Factor has been
the number one programme in cable news for more than a decade. He
is a tremendous force in the business and has helped to make Fox
News the success story it is today."
FNC in 1996, OReilly initially served as host of The OReilly
Report, which was renamed The OReilly Factor when it moved
to primetime in 1998.
is known for his anti-establishment stance. He said, "Its
been great fun in challenging the establishment and exposing the
corruption across the nation. The Factor takes pride in holding
people accountable and I especially look forward to the exciting
news cycle ahead. Fox News has become the primary force in television
news under Rogers leadership and Im delighted to continue
there for years to come."
to joining FNC in 1996, he anchored the nationally syndicated programme,
Inside Edition, for six years. His seasoned career in broadcast
journalism also includes stints at CBS News, where he was awarded
with an Emmy for outstanding investigative reporting, as well as
ABC News World News Tonight, where his work was recognised
with two National Headliner Awards for excellence in reporting.