John Kasich joins CNN as political commentator after governorship

    FILE - In this Dec. 4, 2018, file photo Ohio Gov. John Kasich speaks at The City Club of Cleveland, in Cleveland. Those allied with President Donald Trump are worried that a primary challenge from a high-profile Republican in the coming months could hurt Trump’s re-election. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)

    COLUMBUS, Ohio (WSYX/WTTE) - One day out of office, former Ohio Governor John Kasich joined CNN as senior political commentator.

    The news comes after Kasich signed with United Talent Agency.

    Life after governorship, John Kasich signs with talent agency

    United Talent Agency (UTA) announced it will help John Kasich navigate his next phase of public and private life follow his two terms as Ohio governor. As Republican Governor Mike DeWine took office Monday, the talent agency said it will help Kasich through the next phase of his career in civic engagement, by continuing to inspire audiences to lead purpose-driven lives of service.

    Kasich said he will first be on at 9 p.m. Tuesday during Cuomo Prime Time.

    This isn't Kasich's first dip into television. In 2007, CNN says he hosted a weekend show called "Heartland" on Fox News.

    Per CNBC report, Kasich ruled out an chance of rejoining Fox News as both have changed in the past decade.

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