Julian Phillips, an Emmy Award-winning news anchor, television host, political analyst and author, has been appointed deputy commissioner of public communication.

Phillips most recently provided news, weather, and traffic updates during “The Steve Harvey Morning Show” on urban contemporary radio station WBLS-FM and on Christian radio station WLIB-AM, both in New York. Prior, as host of Arise News’ Sunday morning television program “Arise Review,” he provided analysis of global events, politics, and economic issues. He was an anchor and a general assignment reporter with FOX News Channel, where he also co-hosted “Fox & Friends Weekend.” 

Before that, he was an on-air correspondent and substitute anchor for WPIX-TV’s “News at Ten” in New York, and hosted the WB Television Network’s community affairs show “Best Talk.” Earlier, he covered breaking news and was manager of community relations for WNBC-TV in New York. He served as communications director for former Brooklyn Congressman Edolphus “Ed” Towns, and founded his own political and media consulting firm. 

He has also been a reporter and special-features contributor to the A.R. Bernard Show—a faith-based, nationally syndicated news magazine program. He began his career as a desk assistant for ABC Radio Network News.

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