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Ellis Henican

Ellis Henican joined Fox News Channel (FNC) as a political contributor in July 1999. He also serves as a staff columnist for Newsday and hosts a

nationally syndicated weekend show on Talk Radio Network.



Henican joined Newsday in 1985 as a general assignment reporter and was eventually assigned the subway column, leading the paper to a Pulitzer Prize

for coverage of the Union Square train wreck. Henican's work has also been recognized with the Meyer Berger Award for distinguished writing about New York

City, and the National Clarion Award for column writing. His articles have been published in various national magazines including The New Republic and

Cosmopolitan.



A native of Virginia, Henican received a Bachelor's degree from Hampshire College and a Master's degree from the Columbia University Graduate School of

Journalism.