Trace Gallagher

Trace Gallagher

Chief Breaking News Correspondent and Anchor, FOX News @ Night

Trace Gallagher serves as FOX News Channel’s (FNC) chief breaking news correspondent and was recently named anchor of FOX News @ Night (weeknights, 11 PM/ET) which he helms from Los Angeles where he is based.Read More

A FOX News original, Gallagher joined FNC at the network’s launch in 1996 and has covered the biggest breaking news stories throughout the past 26 years. Most recently, Gallagher anchored live from Jerusalem, reporting on the Israel-Hamas war. In 2022, he contributed to FNC's Midterm Election coverage. Previously, he provided live coverage of the death of Queen Elizabeth II and Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, anchoring overnight special reports as the war escalated. He also delivered extensive late-night coverage of the Covid pandemic over the last two years and the California recall election of Governor Gavin Newsom in 2021. 

Throughout his tenure with the network, Gallagher’s breaking news coverage has taken him around the world, reporting on a multitude of stories abroad including conflicts throughout the Middle East and the tsunami in Southeast Asia. Stateside, Gallagher received critical praise for his coverage of Hurricane Harvey in Texas and the mass shooting in Las Vegas, both of which took place in 2017. Gallagher previously spent five years in New York serving as co-anchor of FNC's The Live Desk, alongside Martha MacCallum.

Prior to joining the network in 1996, Gallagher served as an anchor and reporter at local NBC stations in Las Vegas, Boise, Idaho and Yuma, Arizona and the local CBS station in Orlando, Florida. He played football and studied business at The University of San Diego and Antelope Valley College, where he was named a distinguished alumnus.