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Fox News White House Correspondent Leaves Network To Join CNN

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Fox News White House correspondent Kristin Fisher, who has covered the White House since 2019, announced Friday she is leaving the conservative network.

Appearing on “Special Report” with Bret Baier for the last time, Fisher said that her appearance Friday marked “my last live shot on my last day at Fox News, and I’ve had an incredible run.”

“I started out 6 years ago on the early morning weekend shift. I made it all the way to the White House, which is something that has been at the very top of my career bucket list ever since I was a very little girl. But I’ve just realized that there are a few other things on that list that I would like to try to tick off,” she said Friday on Fox.

“So before I go I just want to thank Fox for trusting me with this beat and for giving me so many opportunities. And Bret, it has been an absolute pleasure to work with you, the entire White House team and everybody on the ‘Special Report’ team as well.”

While she did not say on air where she will be going next, a source familiar with the matter confirmed that she will go to CNN to serve as a correspondent.

Fisher is the latest Fox News employee to head over to CNN amid the two networks’ rivalry and CNN President Jeff Zucker’s public broadsides against Fox. Other journalists who have made the transition in previous years include Alisyn Camerota, Dave Briggs, Conor Powell and Rick Folbaum.

Watch her announcement below: