Former WFSB reporter Melissa Francis, has been named co-host of Outnumbered (12p.m. weekdays) on Fox News.
Francis will continue to co-anchor the 4p.m. Fox Business Network program After the Bell.
Francis has from time to time stepped out of the caricature of Fox News host as Trump booster over the last two years. Most recently she defended CNN’s Jim Acosta against attacks by the White House.