Former Congressman Harold Ford Jr. Joins FOX News Media as Contributor
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Former Tennessee Democratic Congressman Harold Ford Jr. has joined FOX News Media as a contributor, CEO Suzanne Scott announced Tuesday.
“Harold has been a valued guest on Fox News and I’m thrilled that our millions of viewers continue to benefit from his insights from a highly accomplished career in business and government,” Scott said in a statement.
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The five-term former rep will offer insight and commentary on FOX News Media platforms, including Fox News Channel and Fox Business Network. During his tenure as legislator, Ford championed expanded educational opportunities, including financial literacy and required national service, as well as campaign law reform and responsible budgeting.
“I am thrilled to join the FOX News Media family and am grateful for the network’s commitment to presenting a diversity of voices and points of view. I look forward to sharing my unique perspective directly with viewers,” said Ford Jr.
Ford Jr., who was known to work in the political aisle, served on the influential House Budget Committee and the House Financial Services Committee. He is currently vice president and executive vice president of corporate and institutional banking at PNC Bank.
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Ford Jr. is also chairman and CEO of Empowerment & Inclusion Capital Corporation and previously spent more than a decade in investment banking at Merrill Lynch and Morgan Stanley.
Ford is a graduate of the University of Michigan Law School and the University of Pennsylvania.