NEW YORK – JULY 17, 2019 — FOX Business Network (FBN) has signed journalist Grady Trimble as a general assignment business reporter, announced Brian Jones, president of the network. Starting July 22nd, Trimble will be based out of FBN’s Chicago bureau covering the auto industry, agriculture and commodities market along with breaking news.

Most recently, Trimble served as a general assignment correspondent at WTSP-TV, the CBS affiliate in Tampa, Florida. In his three years reporting there, Trimble covered national breaking news stories such as Hurricane Florence, the Pulse nightclub massacre, and the 2016 election.

Previously, Trimble worked as a multimedia journalist for WLBZ-TV (NBC) in Bangor, Maine and later at WCSH-TV (NBC) in Portland, Maine. During his time at these stations, Trimble notably covered the 2016 New Hampshire primaries, the NFL/New England Patriots “Deflategate” controversy, and record breaking snow storms across the state.

A graduate of the University of North Florida, Trimble received his bachelor’s degree in communication in 2014. He got his start in journalism as student working at First Coast News WTLV/WJXX (NBC) in Jacksonville, Florida where he made his on-air debut at age 19.

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 the leading business network on television having topped CNBC in Business Day viewers for the second consecutive year in 2018. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by FOX Corporation, FBN is a unit of FOX News Media and has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, and Washington, D.C.



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