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David Asman's Bio

David Asman is the host of Forbes on Fox.

Asman joined FOX News Channel as an anchor for the 12:00 PM-1:30 PM ET portion of Fox News Live, the network’s hard news daytime programming.

Prior to joining the network, Asman served as the Wall Street Journal’s editorial features editor since 1995. He joined the newspaper in 1983 as an editorial writer, where he edited the Manager’s Journal and the Americas column, in addition to writing editorials and over 100 articles from Latin America and elsewhere. In 1994, Asman was named senior editor for the Journal’s editorial page, where his role was combined with administrative responsibilities.

A recipient of the 1986 Inter American Press Association’s (IAPA) Tom Wallace Award for coverage of Latin America in the Americas column, Asman also was editor of the book "The Wall Street Journal on Management: Adding Value Through Synergy" (Doubleday, 1990). In addition, he received the IAPA’s 1992 & 1995 Daily Gleaner Award for his articles on free trade and Cuba and Mexico’s economy respectively.

Asman began his journalism career in 1978 as an assistant editor of Prospect Magazine and rose to executive editor within a year. In 1980, he was hired by George Gilder to start up an economic journal for the Manhattan Institute. Asman has also been a radio commentator for "Perspective on the Economy," and was a consultant to the Ford Foundation on African organizations in the United States. He also served as host of "Issues USA," a nightly televised public affairs show.