Kelly Wright is a general assignment reporter for Fox News Channel (FNC), based in the Washington, D.C. bureau. He is also a co-host on "America's News
Headquarters" on Saturdays (1:00-2:00 PM/ET). Wright previously served as a co-host on "Fox & Friends Weekend."
Most recently, Wright was inducted into the Martin Luther King, Jr. Board of Sponsors at Morehouse College for his "Beyond the Dream" series. In April
2007, Wright secured an exclusive sit-down with first lady Laura Bush where she responded to the Virginia Tech massacres, Katrina recovery and the
President's final term. Earlier in 2005, he reported from Tampa, Florida, on the Terri Schiavo right-to-die case. In 2004, Wright spent nearly three
months reporting on the developments in Iraq. He was among the first reporters to cover the Abu Ghraib Prison scandal and the subsequent court martial
cases held in Baghdad. Wright also spent time embedded with U.S. and British troops, reporting on the military's humanitarian efforts in Baghdad, Basrah
and Mosul and provided coverage on U.S. forces training Iraqi security forces. Additionally, he reported on the historic U.S. handover of sovereignty to
Iraq. Beyond Iraq, Wright extensively covered the 2004 presidential election, including the Democratic presidential race, the New Hampshire primary, and
the South Carolina primary. In October 2003, he reported live from the Congressional Black Caucus/FNC Democratic presidential candidate debate in
Before joining FNC, Wright served as co-anchor of "News at Ten" at WVBT-TV (FOX) in Norfolk, Va. During his tenure there, he covered a wide range of
stories, including a historical event in Benin, West Africa, where African presidents Mathieu Kerekou of Benin, Jerrauld Rawlins of Ghana, and
representatives from the United States, England, France and Dominican Republic apologized for their role in slavery.
Previously, Wright served as a weekend news anchor and reporter for WRAL-TV (CBS) in Raleigh, N.C. Wright secured numerous rare interviews, including a
1996 exclusive interview with O.J. Simpson following the criminal court trial.
Wright also served as a general assignment reporter for WWOR-TV (MyNetworkTV) in New York. He reported on numerous high profile newsmakers and events
for the station, including John Gotti, Amy Fisher, the Howard Beach and Bensonhurst murder trials and the 1989 Central Park jogger rape case. He began his
journalism career in 1977 while serving in the United States Army and has received numerous awards for his reporting, including two local Emmy Awards for
his developing, reporting and co-producing a documentary and news series on the transatlantic slave trade.
Wright is a graduate of Oral Roberts University in Tulsa, Okla.
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