Harris Faulkner

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Harris Faulkner
Harris Faulkner photo.tiff
Harris Faulkner anchoring Fox Report
Born(1965-10-13) October 13, 1965 (age 48)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OccupationFox News Anchor, (Fox News Channel)
Website
http://www.harrisfaulkner.com
 
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Harris Faulkner
Harris Faulkner photo.tiff
Harris Faulkner anchoring Fox Report
Born(1965-10-13) October 13, 1965 (age 48)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
OccupationFox News Anchor, (Fox News Channel)
Website
http://www.harrisfaulkner.com

Harris Faulkner is an American newscaster and television host for Fox News Channel. She is the anchor of Fox Report Weekend. She previously presented Fox News Live headline updates during prime-time weekdays. She has been covering breaking news between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m ET. She also fills in for Shepard Smith as a substitute anchor on The Fox Report weekdays, and she anchors Fox News Extra segments that air on the international feed of Fox News. She also appears as guest-panelist on Fox News Channel's late-night satire show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld. Faulkner is also a motivational speaker and works for various charitable causes.

She was born in Atlanta, at Fort McPherson, where her father was a United States Army aviator.

Faulkner studied business economics and mass communications at the University of California Santa Barbara. After graduation she worked as a junior accountant before becoming a freelance writer for L.A. Weekly, contributing as a business writer.

She started in TV at KCOP, Channel 13 in Los Angeles, then moved to Greenville, North Carolina to work at WNCT-TV, then Kansas City's WDAF-TV Channel 4 where she worked for eight years, anchoring the primetime newscast between 1992 and 2000. She next went to Minneapolis/St. Paul's Twin Cities' KSTP-TVas part of an evening anchor team, where she helped boost the ratings significantly. She then moved on to the US national stage as part of the Fox News cable channel.

Faulkner has received six Emmy Awards including the 2005 Emmy for Best Newscaster and Best News Special. She was a head anchor for KSTP-TV's 6pm and 10pm news broadcasts until 2004, when she and her co-anchor were simultaneously let go by the station. She was a correspondent for the 2005 revival of the newsmagazine A Current Affair until its cancellation in October of the same year.


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