Recognized by The Daily News as groundbreaking "up and comer," Uma Pemmaraju first joined the FOX News Channel (FNC) in 1996 as host of the hard news daytime program "FOX News Now." Pemmaraju rejoined FNC in 2003 as a news update anchor and substitute host for various programs.
While at FNC, Pemmaraju has anchored "The FOX Report" and secured many interviews with celebrities and newsmakers, including an exclusive with the Dalai Lama. She has also hosted specials for FNC, including "A Special for Young People," which features top newsmakers offering advice on life challenges to young adults. Named one of Spotlight Magazine's "20 Intriguing Women of 1998," Pemmaraju was the first Indian-American anchor to regularly appear on national television.
Prior to joining FNC, Pemmaraju was a news anchor and special correspondent at a CBS affiliate station in Dallas. Previously, she was an anchor and correspondent for WBZ-TV (NBC) in Boston and a producer for the syndicated show, "The Evening Magazine." Aside from her television career, Pemmaraju served as a reporter for the San Antonio Express News and also taught journalism at Emerson College and Harvard University.
Born in India and raised in the United States, Pemmaraju received her degree in political science from Trinity University in Texas. In addition to being coined as "Boston's Best Anchor" in 1996 and 1997 by Boston Magazine, Pemmaraju has received several Emmy awards for her reporting and investigative journalism. Other accolades throughout her career include the Texas AP Award for reporting in 2002, the Woman of Achievement Award from the Big Sisters Organization of America and the Matrix Award from Women in Communications.
Wed May 22, 2013
Why does God allow disasters to happen? Lauren Green and Uma Pemmaraju discuss
Lisa Daftari has an update on Pastor Saeed Abedini who is jailed in Iran for his Christian faith
Allison Koenignauer of the American Red Cross with an update on where things stand at this moment
Kim Garst says teachers can and should be teaching kids how to properly and safely use social outlets
Rick Sanchez on why this is an issue not limited to just the Washington press corps
Juan Williams on why Lois Lerner’s decision to invoke the 5th amendment raises the stakes
Jeremy Kaplan on how Microsoft is pitching their new console to consumers
Sun May 19, 2013
Is the DOJ's spying justified?
Sat May 18, 2013
Liberal dissatisfaction grows stronger
Amidst more scandals Benghazi story continues to unravel
Will the president's administration survive recent blows?
Thu May 16, 2013
Organization helps children worldwide
Second term agenda in danger?
Goldieblox engineers toys for girls
Sat May 11, 2013
Moonwalker's new book details outer-space plan
Rep. Jim Jordan weighs in on the testimonies
Film maker discovers truth behind drug, human trafficking
Investigations sought over scandal
Sat May 04, 2013
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