Juan Williams

Juan Williams

Fox News Senior Political Analyst

Juan Williams currently serves as a senior political analyst, appearing across FOX News Channel’s (FNC) daytime and primetime programming including Special Report with Bret Baier and FOX News Sunday. He joined the network as a contributor in 1997.Read More

Since joining the network, Williams has provided analysis of every major political event. Most recently, he provided coverage during FNC's Midterm Elections and previously contributed to FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage which was the most-watched election night in cable news history with 14.1 million total viewers. Additionally, he provided political analysis during the 2020 presidential and vice presidential debates, as well as the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.  During his tenure at the network, Williams also served as a co-host on FNC’s The Five, a roundtable ensemble of FNC personalities who discuss, debate and even debunk the hot news stories, controversies and issues of the day.

Prior to joining the network, he spent more than 10-years with NPR, where he served as a senior national correspondent and news analyst. Previously, Williams spent 23 years at The Washington Post. During his tenure there, he covered every major political campaign from 1980 to 2000 as a national correspondent and a political columnist. He has also interviewed numerous influential people and presidents over the course of his career, including former President Barack Obama, former President George W. Bush, former President Bill Clinton, former President George H. W. Bush and former President Ronald Reagan.

Williams' career in media spans back several decades across many platforms. A recipient of several awards for his writing and investigative journalism, he also won an Emmy Award for television documentary writing and has received widespread critical acclaim for numerous projects, including a series of documentaries, such as: "Politics: The New Black Power" and "A. Phillip Randolph: For Jobs and Freedom." Additionally, he is the author of six books, including the non-fiction bestseller, "Eyes on the Prize: America's Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965" and "Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary" which landed on BookBub’s "40 Best Biographies of all Time." Williams has also written numerous articles and has contributed to many national magazines, including: TIME, Fortune, The Atlantic, The New Republic, Ebony and GQ.

Williams earned his bachelor's degree from Haverford College.