Today Fox News Media announced it will be launching a new ad-supported streaming service dedicated to weather coverage. FOX Weather will launch in the third quarter of 2021 on the FOX Weather App along with an integrated website and streaming service. Suzanne Scott, CEO of FOX News Media made the announcement today, stating that current Chief Operating Officer of News & Operations Sharri Berg, will take on the additional role of President of FOX Weather.
“As FOX News Media continues to deliver the best in news content, it was only natural to expand our footprint to weather with the launch of our eighth platform, FOX Weather, and there is no one better to lead this new venture than Sharri Berg,” Sharri is an immensely talented executive with extraordinary leadership skills and a unique ability to collaborate and execute across multiple divisions.”
“Weather is a vital component to news and combining our trusted reporters and expert meteorologists from FOX News and FTS nationwide, the FOX Weather products will be built to serve our audiences in a customized fashion,” Berg said. “I’m excited to get started as we continue to innovate and build new products from the ground up.”
The platform with feature weather coverage gathered from 75 meteorologists across 17 stations and FNC’s newsgathering units. Headquartered in New York City, the FOX Weather Meteorological Center will integrate the FTS radar network, cutting-edge display technology and unmatched weather and forecasting experts surrounding every major weather event, as well as precise local updates.