ALEXANDRIA, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Disruptor Capital CEO and Virginia Victory 2012 Chairman Pete Snyder is joining the Fox News team as an on-air contributor.
A former pollster and media consultant turned technology entrepreneur, Snyder brings 20 years of experience in the private sector and in politics.
Snyder said, “I am thrilled to join the most trusted and most successful name in news. I feel like I just got drafted by the New York Yankees. As an entrepreneur, I’ve long admired Roger Ailes and his pioneering vision and look forward to working with him and the entire Fox News team during the most important election of our lifetimes.”
Virginia is considered by many political observers to be the #1 battleground state in the upcoming presidential election, and Snyder is overseeing the Republicans’ efforts in the Commonwealth.
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 listed on the “Inc. 500,” Inc. Magazine's list of the 500 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.