Martha MacCallum currently serves as the anchor of The First 100 Days (weeknights, 7-8PM/ET), which will chronicle the beginning of the new administration and run through President Trump's first 100 days in office. She joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in January 2004.
During her tenure at FNC, MacCallum has provided extensive coverage of several major breaking news stories and played an integral role in the network's coverage of the 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Most recently, MacCallum co-anchored extensive coverage of President Donald J. Trump's inauguration alongside chief political anchor Bret Baier, which delivered the highest-rated inauguration coverage in network history, according to Nielsen.
Prior to the new primetime role, she served as co-anchor of America's Newsroom alongside Bill Hemmer (weekdays 9-11AM/ET) from 2010 to 2017. MacCallum has also reported on a variety of national and international events for the network including the threat of ISIS, and the shooting of civilian Michael Brown by a police officer in Ferguson, MO. She has served as FNC's lead anchor in London to report on the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge's first child in 2013, as well as the Royal Wedding in 2011. Her wide-ranging interviews include then-Republican presidential nominee Donald Trump, General David Petraeus, Senator John McCain and New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.
Before FNC, MacCallum held a variety of positions at NBC from 1997 to 2003. She was co-anchor of CNBC's Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David and was the anchor of CNBC's Checkpoint, an evening news program focusing on the war against terror and the Iraq war. A frequent contributor to MSNBC's The News with Brian Williams, NBC's Today, NBC affiliates and CNBC World, MacCallum also created the series Inside the Business for Business Center. In 1997 and 2003, MacCallum was the recipient of the American Women in Radio and Television award for her reporting.
Before joining CNBC, MacCallum was an anchor and reporter for WBIS-TV (ION-31), a sports and business network in New York in 1996. Prior to that, she was a business correspondent at Wall Street Journal Television where she anchored The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook and Business USA from 1991-1996. She began her career as a reporter for Corporate Finance magazine.
MacCallum earned a B.A. in political science from St. Lawrence University.