After graduating in 1962, Ailes went to work as a production assistant on The Mike Douglas Show, rising to the rank of executive producer. ... guests were invited to share stories about Roger,” Estrich said. Judy Laterza, Ailes’ quiet, fiercely loyal assistant, remains something of a mystery.
Roger was prone to rewarding fealty, and in July 1017, U.K. tabloid the Daily Mail alleged to have seen Ailes’s will, which purportedly set aside $30,000 for his loyal assistant. He used to work in Cleveland and Philadelphia, and his performance was impressive. Richard Nixon's successful presidential campaign was Ailes' first venture into politics. Laurie Luhn worked for Roger Ailes for more than two decades and she says for much of that time she was harassed, intimidated, and pressured into performing sexual favors. Laurie Luhn, a former Fox News Channel employee, is suing Showtime and others over a planned TV series about Roger Ailes that she says will portray … Ailes’s longtime executive assistant Judy Laterza — who became one of his top lieutenants, earning more than $2 million a year, according to a Fox executive — seemed to function as a recruiter of sorts. In 1984, Ailes worked on the campaign to re-elect Ronald Reagan.

In fact, she reportedly put down fake names for the women who entered Ailes’ office in order to protect him. Roger Eugene Ailes (May 15, 1940 – May 18, 2017) was an American television executive and media consultant. According to Sherman’s reporting, she did help Ailes recruit women to sexually assault, and she did receive a $2 million a year salary as an assistant.

He was the chairman and CEO of Fox News , Fox Television Stations and 20th Television , from which he resigned in July of 2016 after allegations of sexual assault were made by 23 women. Roger Ailes with his son Zachary in 2013. Ailes's career in television began in Cleveland and Philadelphia, where he started as a Production Assistant in 1961.
Roger Ailes swiftly became a producer in the same show in the year 1965. Roger Ailes, the disgraced Fox News chairman who died at age 77, was married to his third wife, Elizabeth Ailes at the time of his death. Roger Ailes, who built Fox News into a cable powerhouse before leaving the company last year, died Thursday morning at the age of 77. EXCLUSIVE: Roger Ailes' bequeathed personal 'items of adornment' and $250k to his 17-year-old son, his $36m Palm Beach mansion to his wife, $100k to his bodyguard and $30k to assistant …

Ailes started his television career as a property assistant a then notoriously known The Mike Douglas Show. By 1967, he was an Executive Producer for KYW-TV.