Jamie Colby

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Jamie Nell Colby
BornForest Hills, New York
OccupationFox News Channel anchor, attorney
Website
Biography on FOXNews.com
 
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Jamie Nell Colby
BornForest Hills, New York
OccupationFox News Channel anchor, attorney
Website
Biography on FOXNews.com

Jamie Nell Colby is an American national news correspondent and anchor for Fox News Channel (FNC). She hosts America's News Headquarters along with Kelly Wright on Saturdays at 1PM Eastern and Eric Shawn on Sundays at 10AM Eastern.

Career [edit]

Colby has worked for Fox News since July 2003 as National News Correspondent and Anchor.[1] Prior to joining FOX News Channel, Colby was a correspondent for CNN and served as an anchor and reporter for CBS News including fill-in anchor for CBS "Up to the Minute". She was also an anchor for WPIX/WB-11 New York, a reporter at WNYW FOX 5 New York, and a correspondent/co-anchor on FOX News' WebMD TV. Colby is an attorney admitted to practice law in New York, California, Florida and the District of Columbia.[2]

During her journalism career, Colby has received many honors, including the Edward R. Murrow National Award in 2002 for her coverage of the September 11 attacks; the Gracie Allen Award for investigative reporting in 2000, and the Clarion Award from the Association for Women in Communications, She was also named Television Week's "Rising News Star To Watch."[2]

Aside from her journalism career, Colby, an attorney, served in private practice for 10 years.[2] Her law practice began with a Hollywood entertainment firm that assigned her to The Tonight Show. At 22, she worked for Johnny Carson during his contract renewal with NBC and also his divorce.[3]

Personal [edit]

During her teenage years, Colby was a hospital candy striper and Burger King cashier.[3] Attending the University of Miami International School of Business at age 14, she received a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting as well as her Juris Doctor degree from the University of Miami School of Law at age 22. (B.B.A. ’80, J.D. ’83) [3][4][5] Colby is also a former law professor, a member of University of Miami Law Review and has been a National Board member of American Women in Radio and Television.[citation needed]

Colby has authored a book "Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8-Step Cardiac Comeback Plan" with her ex-husband, Dr. Marc Wallack, who is Chief of Surgery at Metropolitan Hospital in New York City.[6]

References [edit]

  1. ^ IMDB entry Jamie Colby
  2. ^ a b c FOX news Bio
  3. ^ a b c UoM Alumni Digest Fall 2006
  4. ^ "Bio on Fox". www.foxnews.com. Retrieved 2008-12-24. [dead link]
  5. ^ "Full Class Roster". University of Miami School of Law. Retrieved 2010-09-29. 
  6. ^ Fox interview with Greta Van Sustren