Hume to Leave Fox Anchor Role
But he plans to stay on part-time as a senior political analyst
By Laurel Jorgensen,  Newser Staff
Posted Jul 15, 2008 9:06 PM CDT
Brit Hume likely will take a part-time job as a senior political analyst for Fox News after he steps down from his role as anchor of "Special Report."   (Getty Images)
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(Newser) – Fox News' Brit Hume plans to step down from his role as anchor of the daily Special Report and as Washington managing editor at the end of the year, the Washington Post reports. Hume is near a deal to stay on Fox part-time as a senior political analyst, sources say, much like Tom Brokaw's role with NBC. The former ABC White House correspondent has been a highly visible Fox presence since the channel launched 12 years ago.