Fox News has named Shannon Bream the new host of Fox News Sunday, a popular Sunday news show on their lineup to replace Chris Wallace, who left the network in 2021. She credits the lesson’s that God taught her during a low point in her life which has enabled her to pursue her dream job.
In various social media posts by Bream, she says “the Lord often allows us to walk through valleys for our own good,” in reference to the time when she was fired from her job which ultimately created a turning point in her career.
Bream took to Twitter to describe just what happened. “Y’all, I got fired from my first tv job, by a man who told me I was the worst person he’d ever seen on tv. He also told me I’d never make it in this business. I was humiliated. I cried … a lot. I prayed … a lot. That man did me a favor.”
“I had much to learn, and as I spent months getting anyone to return an email or a call, I watched my tapes and got real with myself,” she tweeted. “There is always room for improvement, and believe me, I needed it.”
Bream is a outspoken Christian and credits God for peace during her low moments.
“I got a healthy serving of humility, and learned that God often allows us to walk through valleys – for our own good. That was also true when I spent years in chronic pain and was ultimately diagnosed with a genetic condition that has no cure,” she tweeted, referencing a diagnosis of a disorder which caused her great pain in her left eye.
“God walks with us through our deepest sorrows, and celebrates with us on our mountaintops. Our circumstances may change, but He never will,” Bream said. “I’m feeling especially grateful for that this week, and can’t wait to start my new adventure on @FoxNewsSunday.”