Social Media Pioneer and Disruptor Capital CEO Pete Snyder Steps Down from Fox News
ALEXANDRIA, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Disruptor Capital CEO and Founder of New Media Strategies Peter Snyder is stepping down as a conservative on-air contributor to the Fox News Team where he made appearances several times a week on a variety of the network’s news programs.
A technology entrepreneur, Snyder has spent over 20 years in the private sector and in conservative grassroots campaigns.
President of the Fox News Channel, Roger Ailes said, “Pete’s been a strong and effective conservative voice at Fox News and for America and we loved having Pete as part of our team. Having known Pete for a dozen years or more, I have no doubt he has a very bright future ahead.”
“It’s been a true honor to be part of the most powerful and most trusted name in news. Roger Ailes is a visionary, a pioneer and a true inspiration to an entrepreneur like me,” said Snyder. “There has never been a more important time to be in the arena and I’m proud of the role that Fox News has played in addressing the critical issues that face our country and the next generation.”
Snyder, who created the world’s first social media marketing company, New Media Strategies, and now runs Disruptor Capital, has twice been named a Technology Titan by Washingtonian Magazine and was named to Smart CEO Magazine’s “Leaders We Admire” list. Under his leadership, New Media Strategies was honored as one of the “Fastest Growing Companies in America” three years in a row.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service dedicated to delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. A top five-cable network, FNC has been the most watched news channel in the country for more than ten years and, according to Public Policy Polling, is the most trusted television news source in the country. Owned by News Corp., FNC is available in more than 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.
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