Brian Kilmeade

Brian Kilmeade

Co-Host of FOX & Friends and Host of One Nation with Brian Kilmeade

Brian Kilmeade is the co-host of FOX News Channel's (FNC) FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9 AM/ET) alongside Steve Doocy, Ainsley Earhardt and Lawrence Jones and is the host of One Nation with Brian Kilmeade (Saturdays, 9 PM/ET). Read More

Additionally, he serves as host of The Brian Kilmeade Show (weekdays 9 AM - 12 PM/ET) a nationally syndicated three-hour radio program on FOX News Audio. He is also the host of What Made America Great and America: Great from the Start on FOX News Media’s streaming service FOX Nation.

He joined FNC as a sports reporter in 1997 and was soon named to the FOX & Friends role in 1998 which he has continued The show quickly climbed to the number one morning program in cable news within three years of his tenure and has remained there for 22 consecutive years. Kilmeade’s radio program is among the most popular offerings on FOX News Audio with over 250 terrestrial radio affiliates nationwide, along with his daily show podcast which currently has nearly 2 million unique listeners.

During his television and radio tenure, Kilmeade has conducted long-form interviews with hundreds of newsmakers in politics, as well as celebrities and athletes, including: former President Trump, former President George W. Bush, former Republican presidential candidate and now Utah Sen. Mitt Romney, Sen. Tim Scott (R-SC), Paul McCartney, Sylvester Stallone, Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Dana White, Mark Cuban, Drew Brees, Mike Tyson, Sammy Hagar, Lee Brice, Tilman Fertitta, Miranda Kerr and Simon Cowell, among many others. Kilmeade has also covered 20 Super Bowls throughout his career with FOX News Media.

He is the author of multiple New York Times bestselling books, including "The President and the Freedom Fighter," "Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers," "Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America’s Destiny," "George Washington’s Secret Six," "The Games Do Count: America’s Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports," and "It’s How You Play the Game: The Powerful Sports Moments that Taught Lasting Values to Americas Finest."

Prior to joining FNC, Kilmeade was a freelance reporter and anchor for NEWSPORT TV where he anchored ScoreboardCentral. He also served as a sports anchor and director at the independent station WLIG-TV in New York, an anchor/host for KHSL-TV (CBS 12) in Ontario, CA and a radio host on The Jim Brown Show on XTRA-AM, an all-sports radio network. Kilmeade began his career as a correspondent on Channel One, a daily national high school television news program.

He received a B.A. in Communications from Long Island University.