Peter Doocy has been appointed White House correspondent for Fox News, joining Kristin Fisher on the beat.
Fox News announced earlier this week that John Roberts would be moving from the White House to a role of daytime co-host.
Doocy covered Joe Biden’s presidential campaign from the start and became known for his one-off exchanges with the candidate. Last month, at a press conference, Doocy asked Biden if he still thought “the fall stories about your son Hunter were Russian disinformation and a smear campaign, as you have said. said?
“Yes. Yes. Yes. God loves you, man. You’re a pony on a horse,” Biden replied.
Doocy will begin his new role on January 20, when Biden is sworn in. During the 2020 campaign, he also interviewed candidates Kamala Harris. Pete Buttigieg and Amy Klobuchar, as well as President Donald Trump.
Jay Wallace, chairman and editor of Fox News Media, said in a statement, “Peter’s affable nature, tireless work ethic, and dedication to moving history forward on the election track further enhanced our reporting while. throughout the historic 2020 electoral cycle. ”
Doocy covered the Georgia Senate second round and Biden’s transition. He joined the network in 2009 and is the son of anchor Steve Doocy. Fisher joined Fox News in 2015.