The renowned tv personality and longtime Fox News anchor has stirred up the media with her announcement of leaving the network.
Through her social media handles, she announced her decision to leave her position as a news anchor, saying she no longer wanted to do the job.
Kari Lake Leaving Fox 10 After 22 Years
After 22-year-long service to the media and journalism, Lake takes her career at Fox at its end. On March 2, after returning from her short leave, she released a video in her social media handles as well as on her website,
In the video, she addressed her farewell eloquently and elaborated on the reason for her departure from media. The host said that the time off from her work for a while let her ponder upon the work she had been doing for decades and realized she was not very proud of the journalism she has been a part of for such a long time.
Taking this as a wake-up call, the journalist decided to leave the media and do something meaningful instead. The host who held her show in the number one spot several times shared her concerns on how journalism has evolved over time and that she did not like the direction it’s headed to.
The public speaker feared that she contributed to fear and division in the country by continuing with her profession, where she often had to present untruthful and biased news to the viewers.
Thanking Fox 10 for the opportunity it had provided her throughout the years, letting her be a part of major coverages, she bid her farewell. She mentioned she would pursue something that aligns with her values.
Lake’s Career as a Journalist, Salary and Net Worth
The Emmy Award-winning journalist is a prominent name in Arizona for her expertise. Lake dedicated twenty-two years of her profession to Fox 10 as a news anchor, and along with her co-host John Hook, she also set out to be one of the top-rated news anchors, which is a massive accomplishment in media journalism.
During her time at Fox, she covered several major stories that she is recognized for, along with her interview with former president Barak Obama.
Considering her successful career, her salary at Fox 10 as a news anchor might have been over 70 thousand dollars annually; however, her net worth remains unrevealed.
Kari Lake’s Family: Husband, Kids
Lake has been enduring her decades-long marriage with her husband, Jeff. The couple exchanged vows in 1998 and welcomed two children, a son Leo and a daughter Ruby, who are in their teens.
The dog lover also has a pet named Sushi, an adorable pug, and sadly her other pet Tre had just passed away three days earlier.