Matt Napolitano, a 33-year-old anchor and reporter for Fox News Radio, passed away following a short illness.
His husband, Ricky Whitcomb, shared the news and highlighted Napolitano’s love for his work and dedication to journalism.
Napolitano, who joined Fox News in 2015, was praised by Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott for his multifaceted contributions to the network. (Trending: Democrat Found Guilty In Corruption Trial)
With a heavy heart I have to share that my husband @MattNapolitano passed away yesterday morning. He loved his job and he loved bringing the news to your radios and televisions. An honest journalist who truly cared about facts. You can thank him for the last minute Jets win today pic.twitter.com/I4fszUMAeh
— ricky (@whickywhit) December 25, 2023
“With a heavy heart I have to share that my husband @MattNapolitano passed away yesterday morning,” Whitcomb said.
“He loved his job and he loved bringing the news to your radios and televisions.”
Napolitano was “an honest journalist who truly cared about facts. You can thank him for the last-minute Jets win today.”
Additionally, Napolitano fulfilled his dream of appearing on “Jeopardy!” in 2020 and “Wheel of Fortune” in 2016.
“Matt did everything from anchoring to writing and producing for our audio platforms and loved being able to work in the journalism field that he trained for his entire life,” Fox News CEO Suzanne Scott wrote.