Rich Edson

Rich Edson

Senior National Correspondent

Rich Edson currently serves as a senior national correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). He joined the FOX Business Network (FBN) as a Washington correspondent in October 2007 and transitioned to FNC in 2015.Read More

Most recently, Edson contributed to FNC's 2022 Midterm Election coverage. Prior, he reported live from the Pentagon on the ongoing conflict between Russia and Ukraine. Previously, he provided the latest breaking election news from Washington, DC during FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage. In recent years, Edson interviewed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Cairo, Egypt to discuss U.S. and Middle Eastern Relations as well as contributed to FNC's live coverage of the United States and North Korea summit that took place in Singapore. During his tenure at FBN and FNC, he has provided coverage of every major election, the U.S. debt ceiling crises of 2013 and 2011 and the executive bonus protections inserted into the 2009 stimulus law. He has also broken details on the U.S. auto bailout, congressional spending and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.

Before joining FBN, Edson covered city and county governments for WJCL-TV (FOX 28) in Savannah, GA. He also covered sports and general assignments for 2 News in Allentown, Pennsylvania. He got his start in the industry at NBC where he served as an intern for Saturday Night Live.

Edson graduated from Rutgers University and the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. He grew up in North Jersey and lives in the DC area. In 2010, he won D.C.'s Funniest Journalist standup comedy competition.