Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story’s Martha MacCallum to Co-Moderate
FOX News Channel (FNC) will host a town hall with Ohio U.S. Senate candidates Rep. Tim Ryan (D-OH) and Republican J.D. Vance on Tuesday, November 1. Co-moderated by FNC’s chief political anchor Special Report’s Bret Baier and The Story anchor and executive editor Martha MacCallum, the forum will take place in Columbus, Ohio from 6-7 PM/ET. The event will feature a live audience of bipartisan Ohio voters and focus on key issues facing the swing state ahead of the midterm election on November 8. MacCallum will host a preview of the town hall during The Story at 3 PM/ET on Tuesday.
Since joining the network, Baier and MacCallum have played critical roles in coverage of every major political event across all of FOX News Media’s platforms. Throughout FNC’s Democracy 2022 election coverage, the duo have provided viewers with the latest in political news and analysis. Additionally, their respective programs, Special Report with Bret Baier (weekdays, 6 PM/ET) and The Story with Martha MacCallum (weekdays, 3 PM/ET), dominate their cable news timeslots, outpacing CNN and MSNBC across the board.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service and has been the number one network in basic cable for the last six years and the most-watched television news channel for more than 20 consecutive years, currently attracting more than 50% of the cable news viewing audience according to Nielsen Media Research. Notably, Nielsen/MRI Fusion has consistently shown FNC to be the network of choice for more Democrat and Independent viewers, with the most politically diverse audience in cable news. Additionally, a 2021 Brand Keys Customer Loyalty Engagement Index report stated FOX News leads the news industry in both brand loyalty, engagement, and expectations while a 2022 Brand Keys poll showed FNC dominating morning and evening news in customer loyalty engagement. Owned by Fox Corporation, FNC is available in nearly 80 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top 15 programs in the genre.
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