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Leland Vittert

Leland Vittert currently serves as a FOX News Channel (FNC) foreign correspondent based in Jerusalem. He joined the network in 2010.

Most recently, Vittert reported on the mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya mall shooting and the attack in Syria on August 21st, as well as the allegations of the use of chemical weapons from Jerusalem. Additionally, he has covered the massive unrest and violent protests from Cairo, Egypt and Benghazi, Libya as well as on-going tension in the Middle East from the southwestern region in Israel and Jerusalem.

Prior to joining FNC, Vittert anchored the weekend news at KDVR-TV (FOX 31) in Denver, CO and was a reporter for WFTV-TV (ABC 9) in Orlando, FL. He also worked at other national news stations, including KATV-TV (ABC 7) in Little Rock, AR, KNWA-TV (NBC 50) in Fayetteville, AR, and WMTV-TV (NBC 15) in Madison, WI. He began his reporting career as an intern at KTVI-TV (FOX 2) in St. Louis, MO. 

The recipient of an Emmy nomination in 2006 for his coverage of Officer Bishop’s clearing in Orlando, FL, Vittert graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and spent a year abroad at the London School of Economics.