Kirsten Powers Leaving Fox News to Join CNN


PowersKirsten Powers, a Fox News contributor for over a decade, will make the move to CNN where she will start Monday as a political analyst, CNN president Jeff Zucker announced.

A former Clinton administration staffer, Powers joined Fox News in 2004 and appeared as a rotating contributor and political pundit on the mid-day commentary show Outnumbered, the primetime Special Report with Bret Baier, and FOX News Sunday.

Her departure comes weeks after Fox News CEO and founder Roger Ailes‘ forced resignation following a spate of allegations of sexual harassment.

Powers is also a USA Today columnist and the author of The Silencing: How the Left is Killing Free Speechwhich was published last year.

[image via Twitter/Kirsten Powers]

Sam Reisman (@thericeman) is a staff editor at Mediaite.

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