UPDATED 10:15 AM PT — Tuesday, March 19, 2019
Fox Corporation recently announced it will be adding former House Speaker Paul Ryan to its Board of Directors.
The company issued the announcement early Tuesday, which is the same day it finalized its split from 21st Century Fox.
Along with Ryan the company also hired on Formula One chairman Chase Carey.
In a statement, company co-chairman Lachlan Murdoch said, “we are thrilled to welcome our new colleagues.”
He went on to say, “we look forward to working with and being guided by them as we begin a new chapter.”
This comes amid reports the Murdoch’s are leaning to more centrist views for their news programming after hiring former Democratic National Committee chairwoman Donna Brazile as a political commentator.