Premiere announced on Wednesday that former CIA officer turned radio and TV personality Buck Sexton will start hosting America Now starting Monday. The show is heard from 6 – 9 p.m. ET on more than 100 affiliates. Sexton replaces Meghan McCain, who is leaving Premiere to focus on her expanded role at Fox News.
Sexton is a former political commentator for CNN, and previously served as national security editor for TheBlaze.com and host of “The Buck Sexton Show” on TheBlazeTV and TheBlazeRadio.
He’s a frequent guest host for The Rush Limbaugh Show, The Sean Hannity Show and The Glenn Beck Program. Sexton formerly served as a CIA officer in the Counterterrorism Center and the Office of Iraq Analysis. He completed tours of duty as an intelligence officer in Iraq and Afghanistan, as well as other hotspots around the globe, and led intelligence briefings for senior U.S. officials including President George W. Bush and Vice President Dick Cheney. Sexton also served in the New York Police Department Intelligence Division working on counterterrorism and counter-radicalization issues.