BREAKING NEWS

BREAKING NEWS

Hasselbeck of ‘The View’ joining Fox

NEW YORK – Elisabeth Hasselbeck is leaving the desk at “The View” for the couch on Fox News Channel’s “Fox & Friends.”

The news network said Tuesday that Hasselbeck will join co-anchors Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade on the three-hour morning show “Fox & Friends” in September. Wednesday will be her last day after a decade on “The View.”

Hasselbeck parlayed her popularity as a contestant on “Survivor” into a job on Barbara Walters’ syndicated daytime show in 2003. During her decade on the show, she authored two cookbooks. She’s politically more conservative than her co-hosts on “The View,” which often led to some contentious moments.