NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--FOX News’ (FNC) Chris Wallace will conduct an exclusive interview with Russian President Vladimir Putin following the summit with President Donald Trump in Helsinki, Finland next week.
The interview will be presented in its entirety on FOX News Channel on Monday, July 16 and will focus on the summit, Syria, Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election, arms control and where Putin sees Russia’s place in the world. This will mark Putin’s first interview with Wallace since September 2005 and his first interview with U.S. media since March 2018.
As anchor of FOX News Sunday (FNS), Wallace joined the network in 2003 and is based in Washington, D.C. In 2014, he marked his 50th year in the broadcasting industry. Wallace has secured several high-profile interviews with dignitaries and U.S leaders including, President Donald Trump for his first interview since being elected, an exclusive with President of France Emmanuel Macron, a sit-down with then-Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton and an exclusive interview with then-President Barack Obama in 2016. Additionally, he has also participated in coverage of nearly every major political event, and most recently, on-site coverage of the United States and North Korea summit that took place in Singapore. Wallace was also the first journalist from Fox News to moderate a general election presidential debate.
FOX News Channel (FNC) is a 24-hour all-encompassing news service delivering breaking news as well as political and business news. The number one network in cable, FNC has been the most watched television news channel for more than 16 years. According to a Suffolk University/USA Today survey, Fox News is the most trusted source for television news or commentary in the country and a 2017 Gallup/Knight Foundation survey found that among Americans who could name an objective news source, Fox News is the top-cited outlet. Owned by 21st Century Fox, FNC is available in 90 million homes and dominates the cable news landscape, routinely notching the top ten programs in the genre.