Former White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders has decided to join Fox News.
Fox News said Thursday that Sanders has been hired to provide political commentary and analysis across all its properties, including Fox News Channel, Fox Business Network and the radio and podcast division.
Sanders said in a statement, “FOX News has been the number one news organization in the country for 17 years running and I am beyond proud to join their incredible stable of on-air contributors in providing political insights and analysis.”
She will make her first appearance on “Fox & Friends” during its Sept. 6 broadcast. She shared on Twitter:
— Sarah Huckabee Sanders (@SarahHuckabee) August 22, 2019
Sanders was press secretary for President Donald Trump from July 2017 through June 2019.
The daughter of former Arkansas Governor Mike Huckabee (R), Sanders has previously worked in leadership roles for U.S. Senators, Governors, and presidential campaigns.
Her father, Huckabee is also a Fox News contributor and hosted a weekend show on the network.
A number of former White House press secretaries has joined network and cable news outlets.
Jay Carney, Robert Gibbs and Josh Earnest all worked for President Obama in the role of press secretary. Carney was hired by CNN after leaving the White House, while Gibbs and Earnest went to work for MSNBC, according to The Hill.
Dana Perino, who worked for President George W. Bush, was signed by Fox News shortly after her tenure in the White House.
Ari Fleischer, who also served under Bush from 2001 to 2003, would join CNN as a contributor years later, from 2011 to 2013. He was later signed by Fox News in 2017.