Jim Angle, a veteran Fox News Channel journalist has died. He was 75.
Angle, a well-respected newsman, worked at NPR, Marketplace, ABC, CNN and he wrapped up his career at Fox News.
“Jim was one of the original fair-and-balanced journalists and he was a great gentleman,” national radio host and former Fox News host Todd Starnes said. “He was the bedrock of our DC coverage.”
“Jim was a FOX News original and a top Washington correspondent whose talent and fearless reporting was unmatched,” said Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott in a statement. “He was a central figure to establishing our Washington bureau in 1996 and was beloved across the entire network for his down-to-earth easygoing demeanor, his kindness and a smile that was ever present. He will be greatly missed, and we extend our heartfelt condolences to his entire family.
Angle left Fox News and retired in 2014.
“So sorry to hear this news. We were White House correspondents together back in the day, then colleagues at Fox News,” former Fox host Brit Hume wrote on Twitter. “Excellent journalist. Wonderful friend. RIP Jim.”
Fox News host John Roberts also mourned Angle’s passing.
“Mourning the loss of a Fox News original Jim Angle today. I traveled around the world with Jim several times. He was a newsman’s newsman, and will be missed. Prayers to his family,” Roberts wrote on Twitter.