Megyn Kelly Exits Fox News, Heads to NBC

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Alex Kroke
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Fox News host Megyn Kelly is jumping ship for NBC News, the network announced Tuesday. Kelly will host multiple programs for the network, including a daytime news show, a Sunday news magazine program and special coverage of major events. She will join the network later this year.

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Kelly was one of Fox News' most popular hosts and had been with the company for 12 years. She made headlines earlier this year when President-elect Donald Trump made personal attacks against her. They have since reconciled.

The last episode of The Kelly File will air on Friday, January 6th.

In a statement on her Facebook page, Kelly thanked her Fox News colleagues and viewers stating, "While I will greatly miss my colleagues at Fox, I am delighted to be joining the NBC News family and taking on a new challenge."