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Anna Kooiman

Anna Kooiman

Anna Kooiman serves as a general assignment news reporter for Fox News Channel (FNC) based in New York City. Kooiman joined the network in 2011 and reports regularly on FNC's "FOX & Friends."

She  previously served as a co-host for FNC's morning program, "Fox & Friends First." Presented weekdays at 5 a.m. ET, the program is an hour-long expansion of "FOX & Friends" and is anchored by a pair of rotating hosts.

Before joining FNC, Kooiman hosted "Fox News Rising," a four-hour news and entertainment morning show on WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte, NC. While at WCCB-TV, she reported on local news stories, entertainment, weather, and traffic. Prior to her work at WCCB-TV, Kooiman was a morning news anchor at WNWO-TV (NBC) in Toledo, OH. Her investigative reporting led to the capture of over one hundred fugitives.

Kooiman got her start in television at WWAY-TV (ABC) in Wilmington, NC in 2005 where she began as an intern and later became a reporter and anchor. She also served as a sideline reporter for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington's basketball team throughout college.

A graduate of UNC-Wilmington with an honors degree in Communications Studies, she is the recipient of two North Carolina Associated Press Awards for Best Investigative Piece and Best Series.