David Asman

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David Asman
Born 1954
Education Marlboro College, Northwestern University
Occupation Fox News anchor, Fox Business host
Notable credit(s) Wall Street Journal editor, Prospect editor, Fox News Live host, Forbes on Fox host, Fox Business co-anchor, America's Nightly Scoreboard, Power and Money anchor, Fox Business Bulls and Bears co-anchor
Spouse(s) Marta Cecilia

David Asman (/ˈæzmən/; born 1954 in Hollis, New York)[1] is an American television news anchor for the Fox Business Network and the Fox News Channel.

Asman first joined Fox News in 1997. He hosts Forbes on Fox and numerous other Fox News Specials. He previously hosted Fox News Live weekdays before joining the Fox News Channel's documentary unit.

Career[edit]

Early career[edit]

In 1978, Asman was hired as an assistant editor at Prospect. The next year, he became the magazine's executive editor. In 1980, Asman was hired by George Gilder to start an economic journal at the Manhattan Institute.[2]

Wall Street Journal[edit]

Asman began his career at the editorial page of the Wall Street Journal, where he covered Latin America for 12 years, before becoming editorial features editor. While in Latin America during the volatile period of the 1980s, he wrote over 100 articles and won several awards from the Inter-American Press Association for his writings on Cuba and Mexico, as well as for his editing of a weekly column on Latin America. During this period, Asman also edited a column on business management for the Wall Street Journal called "Manager's Journal." Two collections of these columns were published, the last of which, The Wall Street Journal On Management: Adding Value Through Synergy, was published by Doubleday. Asman was appointed editorial features editor at a time when the Journal's editorial page was breaking stories on Whitewater.

Fox News[edit]

Asman left the Wall Street Journal to join Fox News in 1997, one year after the news channel's inception. He has interviewed many politicians, newsmakers, and business leaders such as Sarah, Duchess of York, Congressman Ron Paul, Rupert Murdoch, Barry Diller, Michael Eisner, Steve Forbes, William F. Buckley, Jr, John R. Bolton, Otto Reich, Mosab Hassan Yousef, Pat Robertson, Rudy Giuliani, Woody Johnson, Donald Trump, Buzz Aldrin, Ben Stein, Dick Cavett, Stan Lee, Peter Guber, Chuck Norris, David Stern, Don Garber, Joe Gibbs, Cal Ripken, Jr, Danika Patrick, and the Williams sisters; U.S. President George W. Bush; Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper; Navy secretary J. William Middendorf; former Securities and Exchange Commission chairman Harvey Pitt; and former House Speaker Newt Gingrich.

Publications[edit]

Asman continues to write articles for the Wall Street Journal and other publications, including an article about his Marine stepson,[3] and an article about his wife's stroke and their experiences with British Health Care.[4]

Cable news show history[edit]

Fox Business Network[edit]

Fox News Channel[edit]

Personal[edit]

Asman is married to Marta Cecilia, a native of Nicaragua.[5] Asman's son, Felipe, served with the U.S. Marine Corps during the Iraq War.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "David Asman". Nndb.com. Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  2. ^ "David Asman". FoxNews.com. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Asman, David (January 2, 2003). "Felipe, U.S. Marine — "Now I can earn my citizenship"". Wall Street Journal. 
  4. ^ Asman, David (June 8, 2005). "There's No Place Like Home: What I learned from my wife's month in the British medical system.". Wall Street Journal. 
  5. ^ "Love in the Nicaraguan ruins". Miami Herald. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 
  6. ^ "A Son at War". Fox News. Retrieved 6 October 2012. 

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