Bob Beckel currently serves as co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) The Five (weekdays 5-6PM/ET). He first joined FNC as a contributor in 2000 and rejoined in 2011 as co-host of The Five.
On The Five, Beckel is part of a rotating ensemble of FOX personalities who discuss, debate and at times debunk the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day. He is also a columnist for USA Today. Additionally, Beckel contributed to FNC's 2014 New Year's Eve special, All-American New Year, live from Times Square in New York City.
Beckel recently contributed to FNC's 2015 New Year's Eve special, All-American New Year live from Times Square in New York City alongside The Five co-host Kimberly Guilfoyle and other FNC personalities.
Previously, Beckel worked for the U.S. State Department from 1977-1980, where he served as the youngest Deputy Assistant Secretary of State for the Carter Administration. Beckel acted as the national campaign manager for former Vice President Walter Mondale's presidential campaign, where he oversaw the successful race for the Democratic nomination.
Beckel graduated with a B.A. in fine arts from Wagner College.
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