Erik Liljegren rejoined FOX News Channel (FNC) in January 2005 as a reporter for "The FOX Report with Shepard Smith."
Liljegren first arrived at FNC three months prior to its launch in 1996. Over the next six years, he worked as a producer for major event coverage and breaking news including the trial of Oklahoma City bomber Timothy McVeigh, the Columbine High School shootings, the 2000 presidential election recount, and coverage from Ground Zero in the aftermath of the 9/11 attacks.
Before taking his current position at FNC, Liljegren served as a general assignment reporter at the FOX affiliate station, WGHP-TV, in central North Carolina from 2003-2005. He began his journalism career in 1990 as a sports reporter for the Nantucket Beacon, a weekly newspaper in Massachusetts.
Liljegren holds a degree in English and Political Science from the University of Vermont.