Arianna Huffington to resign from 'Huffington Post'

- Arianna Huffington says she will resign from the company she co-founded 11 years go, The Huffington Post, to focus on a new startup dedicated to issues of health and wellness, reported the Wall Street Journal.

Huffington, 66, secured series A funding for the new venture-- Thrive Global-- late last week.

She told the WSJ that it had become clear she could no longer continue running the Huffington Post.

The news website was acquired by AOL Inc. in 2011 for $315 million.

Earlier this year, Huffington told FOX 5 NY morning program, Good Day New York, that her health, particularly getting enough rest, had become a priority in her life after collapsing in 2007 from exhaustion.

"We think we’re busy, we have so much we try to manage so we can cut down on sleep, but we can’t if we want to be healthy, happy and productive," said Huffington.

Up Next:

  • Popular

  • Recent


FOX 7 News streams at the following times (all times Central):

Monday - Friday

4:30 a.m. - 10 a.m.

12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.

5 p.m. - 6 p.m.

9 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

6 p.m. to 6:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.


6 a.m. - 8 a.m.

5 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.

9 p.m. to 10 p.m.

Schedule subject to change in the event of network sports coverage.

We also stream press conferences and other breaking news coverage from time to time. When we are not in a live newscast, you will see replays of the most recent broadcast.

To enter full screen Mode click the button.

For closed captioning, click on the button while in full screen mode.

Desktop/tablet users: To choose the stream's video quality, click on the button (while in full screen mode) and choose from 432p or 270p.

Mobile users:The video quality default is to your phone's settings.

Please allow time for buffering. If the stream stalls, refresh your browser. Thanks for watching

Stories You May Be Interested In - Includes Advertiser Stories