Linda Vester is a philanthropist, filmmaker and former network news anchor. NBC News hired her in 1989 as a researcher, then promoted her to field producer, correspondent and anchor. She left the network in 1999 and joined Fox News Channel the same year as a news anchor. From 2002-2005 she hosted “Dayside with Linda Vester”. In 2005 she left television to be a stay-at-home mom to her four children. In 2006 she produced an award-winning documentary, “Back Home”, about her Rwandan friend who survived the 1994 genocide.