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Steve Harrigan

Steve Harrigan

Steve Harrigan currently serves as a Miami-based correspondent for Fox News Channel (FNC). He joined the network in 2001 as a Moscow-based correspondent.

Most recently in 2013, Harrigan covered the protests in Brazil and the death of Venezuelan president Hugo Chavez. During his tenure at FNC, he has reported on a variety of national and international stories, including the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the continuing War on Terror throughout the Middle East region, the 2012 U.S. indictment of Jordan van der Sloot, who is the convicted murderer and the last person to be seen with Natalie Holloway in Aruba in 2005, the Mexican drug cartel violence and the Cuban economy.

In 2007, Harrigan reported from Trinidad during the search for the fourth terrorist suspect in the alleged plot to attack the fuel supply system at New York's John F. Kennedy Airport. Prior to that, he provided extensive coverage of Hurricane Katrina from Gulfport, MS and of Operation Enduring Freedom from Afghanistan shortly after 9/11.

Prior to joining FNC, he spent 10 years as a CNN correspondent based in Moscow where he reported from inside the Kremlin when then Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev resigned in 1991, and the Chechen War. While at CNN, the Moscow bureau received the Peabody, DuPont and Kaplan Awards for excellence in reporting.

Harrigan received his Ph.D. in comparative literature from Duke University and is fluent in Russian.