(NewsGlobal.com)- Greta Van Susteren, a veteran news anchor and journalist will join Newsmax as host of “The Record with Greta Van Susteren,” bringing her three decades of journalism expertise to the emerging cable channel.
The Record with Greta Van Susteren is advertised as a full hour of accurate, fair, and independent perspective on the news. The show will be based in Washington, D.C., and is due to launch on June 14, leading the network’s evening programming.
According to reports, Van Susteren stated she would be going back to her roots hosting a daily live news broadcast with actual reporting from the locations where things are occurring around the world. She then said her friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, has given her an excellent opportunity to cover the news that matters to the network’s viewers. She remarked that she has been impressed by the Newsmax team’s success and would love to be part of a growing news network.
A lawyer by training, Van Susteren came to national prominence as a legal analyst providing insight on the O.J. Simpson murder trial. She went on to have a successful career on CNN, Fox News, and MSNBC. She was recently a contributor to Voice of America and hosted a Sunday morning show for the Gray television network.
According to the CEO of Newsmax Media, no one in journalism represents their commitment to giving fact-based news and fact-based commentary more than Greta Van Susteren. She has interviewed presidents and vice presidents, congressmen, members of the judiciary, cabinet ministers, foreign rulers from five continents, and figures from the business, entertainment, and sports sectors.
According to reports, Greta Van Susteren has won numerous awards, including the American Bar Association’s Presidential Award for Excellence in Journalism, for her coverage of the 2000 presidential election aftermath. She was part of a team that received the National Headline Award for reporting on Sept. 11, 2001. As an attorney, she has represented clients in civil and criminal litigation, winning multimillion-dollar verdicts in some cases. Van Susteren also taught at Georgetown Law Center as an adjunct professor.
Van Susteren joins Newsmax at a time when the network is experiencing considerable growth and is currently the fourth highest-rated cable news channel, According to Nielsen ratings.