Published February 19, 2008
In the spring of 2007, Greg Kelly was named co-anchor of FOX & Friends Weekend. Kelly was previously based in Washington, D.C., and joined FNC in November 2002.
Most recently Kelly served as a White House correspondent, where he reported on presidential issues both national and international. In 2003, he provided extensive coverage on Operation Iraqi Freedom and was embedded with the U.S. Army’s 3rd Infantry Division, 2nd Brigade. He was the first television reporter to deliver live pictures to the world of U.S. forces infiltrating Baghdad on April 5. Two days later, Kelly captured another exclusive during the storming of Saddam’s presidential palace.
Prior to joining FNC, Kelly served as a reporter for New York 1 News, where he covered New York City politics. Before his stint there, Kelly served as an anchor for the morning news program at WIVT-TV (ABC) in Binghamton, NY. Prior to pursing his career in journalism, Kelly spent nine years as a fighter jet pilot in the United States Marine Corps. During his military service, Kelly amassed 158 aircraft carrier landings and flew over Iraq in Operation Southern Watch, enforcing the United Nations imposed “No-Fly Zone.” He currently holds the rank of Major in the Marine Corp Reserves.
Kelly graduated from Fordham University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in political science.