Newsmax CEO Christopher Ruddy said it’s true: David Tabacoff, who served as Bill O’Reilly’s right hand man for 16 years, has been hired by Newsmax in a consulting role.
“He is one of the greatest producers in television, and we’re glad to have him assist us in building out our programming as we reach over 70 million cable homes,” Ruddy said in a letter.
Tabacoff left Fox News shortly after O’Reilly’s firing in 2o17 over sexual harassment allegations. He has kept a low profile and said he is currently working with several clients as a consultant.
Newsmax is looking to challenge Fox News and One America News Network as it grows its cable television market share.
On Twitter, Tabacoff comes across as a never-Trumper who is more like a Resistance liberal than a conservative who supports the GOP.
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