Who was Jim Angle and what was his cause of death? American journalist dead at 75: The world of media is currently mourning the demise of one of the first journalists to work for Fox News Channel. As per the report, Jim Angle has been passed away on Wednesday 9th February 2022 at his residence in Arlington, Virginia, the network reported on Friday. Jim had a big contribution to Fox News Channel as he was one of Fox News Channel’s original reporting line-up in the year 1996 and its chief national correspondent when he retired in the year 2014. His passing news brought a big shock wave to the media community. The social media users are also expressing their sorrow and sharing their condolences messages to his family. Follow More Update On GetIndiaNews.com
Who was Jim Angle?
At the time of passing, Jim was 75 years old. His death news was officially confirmed by Fox News. However, the channel did not reveal the cause of his sudden death. In the released statement on the Fox News Website, Suzanne Scott Fox News Media CEO stated that “Jim was a Fox News original and a top Washington corresponded whose talent and courageous reporting was never matched with anyone.
“He was a central figure in founding our Washington bureau in the year 1996 and was beloved across the whole network for his down-to-earth easygoing manners, his kindness, and a smile that was ever-present. He will be highly missed, and we extend our sincere condolences to his whole family.”
Jim Angle Cause of Death
Angle was born and brought up in Texas in the year 1946, he attended Texas Tech University, where he got a bachelor of arts in political science, as well as the University of Texas at Austin where he earned his master of arts in Latin American studies.
Prior to becoming a part of Fox News, Angle had covered economics for ABC and was a political journalist for CNN covering the Bob Dole presidential campaign of the year 1996. As per Fox News, the channel’s Brit Hume invited Angle to be a part of the new organization. He became a regular contributor to the nightly “Special Report” of Hume and ultimately became a regular substitute anchor for the program.
Among the stories, he covered after joining Rupert Murdoch-possessed Fox News were Bill Clinton’s 1996 re-election campaign and his impeachment trial in the year 1999. He also covered the year 2000 Florida recount story, reporting live from Vice President Gore’s Nashville headquarters, and later was appointed to several aspects of the administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama.
In the year 2011, he was named the channel’s chief national correspondent. He was predeceased by his wife Patrice Angle, who passed away last year.