Was this also "God's plan?" The former governor of Alaska has signed a multi-year deal to be a contributor to Fox News. She will appear on news programs as a political commentator and also host occasional episodes of Real American Stories. In a statement, Palin said, "I am thrilled to be joining the great talent and management team at FOX News. It's wonderful to be part of a place that so values fair and balanced news." The financial terms of her contract were not disclosed.