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6ABC hires former 'Fox and Friends' host Jillian Mele

Action News viewers in the Philadelphia area may soon see a familiar face on the air. Jillian Mele, the former "Fox and Friends" and "Breakfast on Broad" anchor, has been hired to join 6ABC as the station replenishes its talent after several veteran departures last year. Mele, 39, now lists...
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Former Fox News host Jillian Mele joins 6ABC

Former Fox News host Jillian Mele has landed a new job back home in Philadelphia. The Glenside native joined 6ABC last week as a reporter and anchor on Action News, the station confirmed to The Inquirer. It’s unclear when viewers will see Mele on TV — 6ABC offered no further details, and Mele could not be reached for comment.
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Former Conshohocken resident Jillian Mele leaving FOX News

Former Conshohocken resident Jillian Mele announced on October 29th that it would be her last day on FOX & Friends First on FOX News. She stated she is leaving to focus on her personal life and complete an MBA at La Salle University (where she received her bachelor’s degree). She has had to get up in the middle of the night to prepare for morning broadcasts for the past 15 years.

Carley Shimkus Will Replace Jillian Mele on ‘Fox & Friends First’

Carley Shimkus will take up the co-anchor seat on “Fox & Friends First” opposite Todd Piro after Jillian Mele announced Friday that she was leaving the early-morning program. Shimkus has been a reporter for Fox News Headlines, a co-host on the Fox Nation streaming service and a substitute host on Fox News Channel. She joined Fox Business Network in 2009 as a production assistant and was later promoted to associate producer. She is a graduate of Quinnipiac University. “The ‘Fox & Friends’ franchise has been the leader in morning television for nearly 20 years and I feel fortunate to be a...

Fox News host Jillian Mele leaving the network to return to La Salle

After spending the last four years at Fox News, former Comcast Sports Net host and Glenside native Jillian Mele is leaving the network. An emotional Mele announced the news Friday on Fox & Friends First, which she began co-hosting six months after being hired as a news anchor on Fox & Friends in 2017.

WATCH: Jillian Mele Gets Emotional Announcing She’s Leaving Fox News

Jillian Mele announced Friday morning that she is leaving Fox News in an emotional final segment to Fox & Friends First. “Today is my last day here at fox News,” Mele said, already holding back tears. “This, as you know, has been the most difficult decision I have ever made in my life. In part because I love working here and I love the people here because you are friends. You are family. And I feel so blessed to have had this time here but, ultimately I had to do what was right for me and I thank you for welcoming me into your home every single morning.”