FOX Business Network (FBN) has signed seasoned journalist Edward Lawrence as a general assignment reporter, announced Brian Jones, president of the network. Starting this week, Lawrence will be based out of FBN’s Washington, DC bureau covering economic and political breaking news.

An Emmy award winning journalist, Lawrence most recently served as a freelance correspondent where he regularly covered breaking news stories for national outlets like CBS News, NBC News, MSNBC, and Global News Canada. Prior to his freelance career, he worked as a reporter for multiple stations across the country, including WFTS-TV, the ABC affiliate in Tampa, Florida, as well as KCBS-TV and KCAL-TV, the CBS stations in Los Angeles. He got his start at WCFT-TV in Tuscaloosa, Alabama.

Throughout his career, Lawrence has received multiple accolades for his in-depth and breaking news reporting, including an Emmy award in 2015, as well as Associated Press awards for his news coverage in 2015, 2001, 1999 and 1996. A graduate of University of Maryland, Lawrence is the author of the 2014 book: “Facing The Camera: A Guide to Being Interviewed.” He is currently pursuing a Master’s Degree in Finance from Harvard University, graduating Spring 2019.

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, topping CNBC in Business Day viewers for the past six consecutive quarters. The network is available in more than 80 million homes in all markets across the United States. Owned by 21st Century Fox, the network has bureaus in Chicago, Los Angeles, Washington, D.C. and London. On the web at


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