Barron’s Editor-at-Large Jack Otter to Host New Show
Starting Friday, October 4th
NEW YORK – September 30, 2019 – FOX Business Network (FBN) will debut a new weekly primetime program hosted by Barron’s Editor-at-Large Jack Otter on Friday, October 4th announced Lauren Petterson, president of the network. The series, Barron’s Roundtable, is presented by Invesco and will air Fridays at 10PM/ET featuring interviews with investors and major industry leaders about what to expect in the week ahead on Wall Street.
In making the announcement, Petterson said, “We’ve made Fridays the destination for smart and in-depth business coverage for everyday Americans who aspire to have financial freedom and we’re excited to add Jack to our formidable lineup.”
Otter added, “I am thrilled to bring Barron’s deep investment analysis and market-moving predictions to FOX Business. Barron’s has a 98-year tradition of helping investors sort the signal from the noise and build wealth — we look forward to bringing those insights to a new audience on FOX Business.”
Each Friday, Otter will welcome major influencers from across the business, finance, and political spectrum to discuss major news of the week. In addition, Barron’s Associate Editor Jack Hough will join the program regularly to provide behind the scenes details from the new Barron’s issue, as well as preview his signature “Streetwise” investing column. The weekly half-hour program will follow Maria Bartiromo’s Wall Street (9PM) and WSJ at Large with Gerry Baker (9:30PM), which draw in some of the most affluent audiences in all of cable, according to Nielsen Media Research, adding to a powerful and informative evening of business television.
In addition to his role on FBN, Otter serves as editor-at-large of Barron’s. He has previously served as interim Editor-in-Chief of Barron’s and Associate Publisher of the Barron’s Group Wealth & Asset Management division. Prior to Dow Jones, Otter was articles editor at SmartMoney magazine and later, as founding executive editor of CBS MoneyWatch.com, he directed content and oversaw the publications’ features. Otter’s written work has also appeared in numerous publications including The Wall Street Journal, Newsday, and The New Yorker.
Covering personal finance for more than two decades, Otter is also the author of Worth It … Not Worth It? Simple & Profitable Answers to Life’s Tough Financial Questions. A graduate of Middlebury College, Otter holds Bachelor degrees in political science and French.
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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