Caitlyn Jenner has joined Fox News as a contributor.
The former Olympian and reality TV personality, 72, will offer commentary and analysis on the channel and its other platforms.
Her first appearance on the right-wing US channel will be Thursday night’s Hannity, hosted by political commentator Sean Hannity.
She said, “I am honored to have this unique opportunity to speak directly to Fox News Media’s millions of viewers on a range of issues that matter to the American people.”
Fox News boss Suzanne Scott described Jenner as “an inspiration to all of us.”
She added, “She is a pioneer in the LGBTQ+ community and her illustrious career spans a wide variety of areas that will be a tremendous enrichment for our audiences.”
Jenner won the 1976 Olympic men’s decathlon and became a reality TV star decades later thanks to the show Keeping Up With The Kardashians.
In 2015, at the age of 66, she revealed her identity as a trans woman in an interview with US television journalist Diane Sawyer.
Three months later, Caitlyn Jenner confirmed her name change in a Vanity Fair cover story.
She then documented her new “new normal” life as a transgender woman on the television series I Am Cait.
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The reality show ran over two series.
In 2019, Jenner appeared on ITV’s I’m a Celebrity…Get Me Out of Here!
Jenner, who was a member of the Republican Party for much of her life, ran in California’s 2021 gubernatorial election but gained little traction.
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