President and Executive Editor
FOX News Media
Jay Wallace joined FOX News Channel (FNC) at its inception in 1996 and currently serves as the President and Executive Editor of FOX News Media. In this role, he oversees all news, programming, operations and editorial across key FOX News Media properties, including FOX News Channel (FNC), FOX Business Network (FBN), FOX News Digital, FOX News Audio and FOX Nation.
Previously, Wallace served as President of News and Editorial where he oversaw the network’s news division, managing all aspects of news programming, newsgathering, political coverage and election season debates and town halls. Additionally, both FoxNews.com and FOX News Radio, which includes Fox News Headlines 24/7 on Sirius/XM were under his purview.
Notably, in October 2017, Wallace led the launch of FNC’s first-ever live 11 PM/ET news show, Fox News @ Night w/ Shannon Bream, which recently moved to 12 AM/ET, and along with the network’s CEO Suzanne Scott, co-created new news programming including Outnumbered Overtime w/ Harris Faulkner (now The Faulkner Focus) and The Daily Briefing. Together, Scott and Wallace also expanded FNC’s weekend news coverage with Cavuto LIVE in January 2017 and launched a new weekday daytime programming schedule in 2021, which included a new version of FNC mainstay America’s Newsroom co-anchored by Bill Hemmer and Dana Perino, the debut of America Reports with John Roberts and Sandra Smith, and the transition of The Story with Martha MacCallum to 3 PM/ET.
In 2016, Wallace was elevated to Executive Vice President of News and Editorial, handling day-to-day management of weekday and weekend news programming for the network. In this capacity, he was responsible for the network’s top news programming, including Special Report with Bret Baier, Shepard Smith Reporting, America’s Newsroom and Fox News Sunday.
Since becoming a member of the executive leadership team, Wallace has helped enhance the network’s newsgathering division, including overseeing the construction and launch of a new state of the art newsroom. He has also expanded the footprint of the news division to ensure dedicated coverage of breaking news outside of Washington and around the world.
During his time at FNC, Wallace has held a number of positions including: senior vice president of news and politics; New York bureau chief; executive producer of news, and executive producer of the original FOX Report with Shepard Smith.
The Hollywood Reporter recognized Wallace as one of the “Most Powerful People in New York Media” in 2018 and 2019 and he was also named one of Cablefax Magazine’s “Top 100 Power Players” in 2018.
Wallace is a graduate of Hofstra University.