FOX BUSINESS NETWORK SIGNS BLAKE BURMAN AS WASHINGTON CORRESPONDENT

Rich Edson moves to FOX News Channel

FOX Business Network (FBN) has hired Blake Burman from the FOX Miami affiliate station WSVN-TV. Starting April 6th, he will serve as a Washington Correspondent covering economic and political news from FBN’s bureau there.

A weekend anchor and reporter at WSVN, Burman covered issues relating to Miami businesses and politics. He joined the network in 2008 from WBBH-TV (NBC) in Fort Myers, Florida where he was a news reporter. Before that, Burman served as a weekend anchor and military reporter for KAUZ-TV (CBS) in Wichita Falls, Texas.

Burman replaces FBN’s Washington Correspondent Rich Edson, who will move to FOX News Channel (FNC) as a correspondent and remain in the Washington bureau.  Edson joined FBN when the network started in October 2007 and was the first to report the details of the 2011 debt ceiling deal. Prior to this, Edson covered city and county government for WJCL/FOX 28 in Savannah, GA.

FOX Business Network (FBN) is a financial news channel delivering real-time information across all platforms that impact both Main Street and Wall Street. Headquartered in New York—the business capital of the world—FBN launched in October 2007 and is available in more than 70 million homes in major markets across the United States. Owned by 21st Century Fox, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, DC and London. On the web at www.foxbusiness.com.

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