bret baier

Special Report

February 27, 2014

In 2008 Brit Hume made the decision to step away from the Special Report anchor desk, and Roger Ailes asked Bret to take his place. Bret knew that no one in journalism could ever take Brit’s place, but he was incredibly humbled by the opportunity and the trust Roger placed in him by asking him to take the helm of the network’s flagship political show.

“And as we welcomed 2009 and the new responsibilities Amy and I had been entrusted with on the job and at home, amid all of the fireworks and celebration I could hear a still, small voice as it quietly whispered in my ear, ‘To whom much is given, of him will be much required.’”