Published April 20, 2009
"FOX & Friends"
• Gretchen Carlson
Gretchen Carlson joined FOX News Channel (FNC) as an anchor in June 2005. Carlson is co-anchor of the network's live morning show and cable's number one morning program, "FOX & Friends."
Prior to joining FNC, Carlson worked at CBS News where she served as a news correspondent and co-anchored the "CBS Saturday Early Show." While at CBS, Carlson covered breaking news events including the Columbia space shuttle disaster, the capture of the Washington D.C. sniper, the World Trade Center attack on September 11th and the execution of Timothy McVeigh. Internationally, Carlson reported from the G-8 Summit in Genoa, Italy.
Before her tenure at CBS, Carlson served as a weekend anchor and reporter for KXAS-TV in Dallas, TX, was an anchor and reporter at WOIO-TV in Cleveland, OH, and for WCPO-TV in Cincinnati. She began her television career in Richmond, VA as a political reporter for WRIC-TV.
Carlson has received three American Women in Radio and Television National Awards (Gracie Awards), including her most recent prize, Best Network Feature. Her previous awards were for her coverage of daycare security issues and domestic violence.
In 1989, before starting her television career, she was the first classical violinist to be crowned Miss America. In 1990, Carlson graduated with honors from Stanford University and also studied at Oxford University in England.
Carlson is a national celebrity spokesperson for the March of Dimes and continues to be an advocate of the arts. She currently resides in New York City with her husband and two children.
• Steve Doocy
Steve Doocy serves as one of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) co-anchors for its top-rated morning show "FOX & Friends," as well as the network's weather forecaster. Before joining FNC in 1996, he was co-anchor for WCBS-TV’s "Early Morning Newscast."
Prior to his stint with WCBS-TV, Doocy hosted “Wake Up America,” a daily program on NBC’s America’s Talking (A-T). From 1990 to 1994, Doocy was host of “Not Just News,” FOX’s children’s news magazine and was also host of NBC’s nationally syndicated program “House Party” from 1989 to 1990.
Throughout his career, Doocy has received 11 local Emmy Awards for feature coverage, as well as the Associated Press’ Feature Reporter of the Year Award. Recently he served as the national spokesman for the March of Dimes’ “Walk America” campaign.
A graduate of the University of Kansas, Doocy began his career as a feature reporter at WRC-TV (NBC) in Washington, D.C. He is also the author of The New York Times bestseller "The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook" (William Morrow, 2006.)
• Brian Kilmeade
Brian Kilmeade serves as co-host of FNC's irreverent morning program, "FOX & Friends," in addition to serving as the network's sports reporter. Also, he co-hosts a live weekend national radio show on "One on One Sports" and hosts "Soccer Zone" on the MSG Network.
Prior to joining FNC, Kilmeade served as a freelance sports anchor for WVIT-TV (NBC) in Hartford, as well as a sideline reporter for the MSG Network, where he covered the New York/New Jersey Metro-Stars, a major league soccer team based in Giants Stadium. Before this, he was a feature reporter/anchor for NEWSPORT TV where he hosted "Newsport Journal," a daily magazine show for the national sports network and anchored "Scoreboard Central," a live 30-minute general sports program. Earlier in his career, Kilmeade was a sports anchor/director at WLIG-TV in New York.
A graduate of Long Island University, Kilmeade began his career as a correspondent on "Channel One," a daily national high school television news program. He then served as an anchor/host for KHSC-TV in Ontario, California and also co-hosted "The Jim Brown Show" on XTRA-AM, an all-sports radio network. Kilmeade has also provided play-by-play coverage of the 1996 Big East Soccer Championships and 1995 USISL Championship Game, as well as other sporting events for Prime Sports Network and Sportschannel.
• Alisyn Camerota
Alisyn Camerota serves as a co-host of "FOX & Friends First" and news anchor for "FOX & Friends." She began her career at the network in February 1998 as a correspondent for the Boston bureau where she also contributed reports for FOX News Edge, the affiliate news service.
Most recently, Camerota provided coverage on the New York City transit strike. Earlier she reported live from the 2004 Democratic National Convention in Boston and from Columbus, Ohio during the 2004 Presidential Election. She also anchored coverage of the War in Iraq shortly after U.S. troops entered Baghdad and while Saddam Hussein’s palace was seized. Some other stories Camerota covered extensively include the Beltway sniper case, the Columbia Space Shuttle disaster, the funeral of Britain's Queen Mum from London and the U.S. Cardinals meeting at the Vatican in Rome. In 2001, she reported from Ground Zero in the wake of the Sept. 11 attacks.
Prior to joining FNC, Camerota served as a correspondent for WHDH-TV (NBC) in Boston, where she provided reports for the station's late night newscast. Before that, she was a substitute host/correspondent for "Real Life," NBC's national daytime newsmagazine. Camerota also spent four years as a correspondent for FOX's national crime program "America's Most Wanted," and covered spot news for WTTG-TV (FOX) in Washington, D.C.
A graduate of American University in broadcast journalism with a minor in criminal justice, Camerota began her career at Koppel Communications, where she worked on ABC newsman Ted Koppel's critically acclaimed primetime documentaries.
• Andrew P. Napolitano
Andrew P. Napolitano joined FNC in May 1998, and currently serves as a senior judicial analyst. He appears daily on "The Big Story with John Gibson," co-hosts "FOX & Friends" once a week and is a regular on "The O’Reilly Factor."
Napolitano is the youngest life-tenured Superior Court Judge in the history of the State of New Jersey. While on the bench from 1987-95, Judge Napolitano tried over 150 jury trials, and sat in all parts of the Superior Court — Criminal, Civil, Equity and Family.
For eleven years, Napolitano served as an adjunct professor at Seton Hall Law School, where he taught constitutional law and jurisprudence. He returned to private law practice in 1995, the same year he began his career in broadcasting.
Napolitano received his undergraduate degree from Princeton University and his Juris Doctor from the University of Notre Dame.