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Rachel Campos-Duffy named weekend co-host of 'Fox & Friends'

May 24 (UPI) -- Fox News Channel has hired Rachel Campos-Duffy as the third co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend.

The host of Fox Nation's Moms and the real-life mother of nine children is replacing Jedediah Bila.

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The network also said Lawrence Jones, a frequent contributor and host of Fox Nation's Keeping Up with Jones, will immediately begin a new job as enterprise reporter for the Fox & Friends franchise and will continue to fill in as co-host as needed on the weekday and weekend editions of the show.

"The success of Fox & Friends can be attributed to the program covering stories Americans care about with relatable co-hosts and reporters they can trust. Over the years, our audience has connected with Rachel and Lawrence through their frequent guest appearances and as fill-in hosts on the curvy couch. We are delighted to name them permanent fixtures on our signature morning franchise," Suzanne Scott, CEO of Fox News Media, said in a statement Monday.

Campos-Duffy will appear alongside current co-hosts Pete Hegseth and Will Cain, starting June 12.

"What an honor & blessing to be the new co-host of Fox & Friends Weekend -- America's #1 rated cable morning show! I'm beyond excited to work with my friends Pete Hegseth & Will Caín to inform,entertain & represent our amazing, patriotic & loyal viewers!" Campos-Duffy wrote on Instagram.

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Jones celebrated his new position on Twitter.

"The journey continues.... I am excited to take on a new role as enterprise reporter across the Fox & Friends franchise and continue my feature reporting on the ground, following the news wherever it may take me," Jones tweeted.

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