Jamie Colby

Jamie Colby

Jamie Colby is the host of Strange Inheritance, which airs Monday through Friday at 9:00 PM/ET on the Fox Business Network (FBN). Most recently Colby served as co-anchor of FOX News Channel's (FNC) "America's News Headquarters" (Saturdays 1-2PM/ET and Sundays 10-11AM and 12-1PM/ET).  She joined FNC in 2003 and is based in the New York bureau.

While at FNC, Colby has reported on numerous major national and international news stories, including the Sandy Hook Elementary School shootings and the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy. She has also provided live coverage from India and Sri Lanka in the wake of the South-East Asia tsunami in 2004 and from the NASA Headquarters in Houston, Texas on the Columbia Space Shuttle investigation. Additionally, a licensed attorney and former law professor, she has covered Martha Stewart's insider trading trial and prison release, the sexual assault trial of basketball star Kobe Bryant and the trials of George Zimmerman, Casey Anthony and Jodi Arias. She has secured exclusive interviews with American singer-songwriter Madonna on her first children's book "The English Rose," as well as with Army Secretary John McHugh in his only interview on sequestration, and former Florida Governor Jeb Bush prior to the 2012 presidential election.   

Prior to joining FNC, Colby was a correspondent for CNN. She also served as an anchor and reporter for CBS News, WPIX-TV (CW 11) and WNYW-TV (FOX 5) in New York, NY.

Colby is a recipient of a National Edward R. Murrow Award for coverage of 9/11, the Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications, the Gracie Allen Award for investigative reporting in 2000 and was named Television Week's "Rising News Star to Watch." Previously, she was a practicing attorney and is currently licensed in California, New York, Florida and the District of Columbia. She is also an accountant, a mortgage broker, and a real estate broker. Admitted to University of Miami International School of Business at age 14, Colby received a B.S. in accounting and then her J.D. at age 22.

Latest Stories by Jamie Colby

  • Jul 27, 2011

    Crime-Fighting Facial Recognition Techonology Stirs Controversy

    Law enforcement agencies across the country are about to gain a new tool in the fight against crime. MORIS, short for Mobile Offender Recognition and Information System, is a handheld biometric device that can recognize people based on eyes, face, or fingerprints. 

  • Feb 02, 2011

    Snow, Snow Everywhere, Nowhere to Put It

    In times of heavy snowfall, some states resort to shipping the removed snow to “snow farms” on rural land patches, while other states simply dump the snow in municipal parking lots.

  • Oct 28, 2010

    Shattered Dreams: Homeowner Protection

    Judge Jonathan Lippman, the Chief Judge for New York state was aware of the skyrocketing number of home foreclosures and the way banks were handling loan default files and wanted to do something about it. An increasing number, including the largest lender Bank of America, use robo-signers to designate which loans would be foreclosed. 

  • Oct 31, 2009

    Looking for Work? The Army's Hiring Civilian Employees

    At a time when many companies are cutting jobs and families are losing health care and retirement benefits, the U.S. Army is offering an attractive alternative — take the career you know and apply those skills to supporting men and women in uniform.

Latest Video by Jamie Colby

  • Preview of Picture This

    Children find in the mother's attic boxes full of priceless photographic prints made by the early masters in the field.

  • Preview of Little House, Big Mall

    A woman refuses to sell her home to a developer, who builds a shopping mall around it. Hollywood takes notice when she wills it to the person you'd least expect.

  • Preview of Junkyard Princess

    After a junk man is killed in a bar fight his daughter transforms his wrecking company in an upscale home restoration business.

  • Preview of Father of New York

    Heirs discover in their aunt's condo a $700,000 trove of historical documents owned by a murdered ancestor from New York's gilded age.

  • Preview of John Brown's Shackles

    A man inherits civil war era shackles worn by the notorious and celebrated anti-slavery crusader as he mounted the gallows.