Moments ago Howie Kurtz from Fox News confirmed on air that Megyn Kelly is indeed leaving Fox News.
Kelly will be joining rival broadcaster NBC News.
In a statement confirming the news originally broken by the New York Times, NBC News announced that Kelly will host two new shows: a Sunday evening “magazine show,” and a daytime news and discussion show. She will also contribute to breaking news coverage and special events.
The news was announced by Andrew Lack, Chairman of the NBCUniversal News Group.
“Megyn is an exceptional journalist and news anchor, who has had an extraordinary career,” Lack said. “She’s demonstrated tremendous skill and poise, and we’re lucky to have her.”
More details about Kelly’s new shows will be released in the coming months, according to the statement.
Hip, hip, Hooray!