Griff Jenkins

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Griff Jenkins
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Jenkins, March 2010
Born William Griffin Jenkins
December 15, 1970 (1970-12-15) (age 44)
Alma mater University of Mississippi ('93)
Occupation Television personality

William Griffin "Griff" Jenkins[1] (born December 15, 1970) is an American conservative television and radio personality[2] and producer for Fox News Channel.[3][4]

Education[edit]

Jenkins graduated from the Memphis University School in 1989.[5] He earned a B.A. degree in English from the University of Mississippi in 1993.[5][6]

Career[edit]

After college, Jenkins was an intern for Congressman Don Sundquist.[1] In 1993, Jenkins begin working at Salem Radio Network where he served as an associate producer for Oliver North's War Stories and produced the syndicated radio program Common Sense Radio with Oliver North.[6]

He currently works out of Washington for Fox News Channel, having joined the network as a radio producer in 2003.[6] Jenkins worked as a producer for the Tony Snow Radio Program until Snow accepted the role of White House Press Secretary in 2006. He occasionally co-hosts Fox & Friends Weekend and is a frequent guest on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, a late night news program.

Jenkins reported on a Tea Party event in which the protesters were planning on "tea bag[ging] the fools in DC"[7] on March 14, 2009.

Personal life[edit]

Jenkins and his wife Kathleen reside in Washington, D.C. with daughters Madeline (age 12–13) and Mackenzie (age 8–9).[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Finger, Michael (November 2009). "Q & A: Griff Jenkins". Memphis Magazine. 
  2. ^ "Fox News Feels Wrath Of DNC Protesters". KETV. August 27, 2008. Retrieved September 7, 2010. 
  3. ^ Kurtz, Howard (July 16, 2009). "Media Woo the Appalachian Tale". Washington Post. Retrieved September 7, 2010. 
  4. ^ "FOX News' Griff Jenkins Banned From ACORN Bash (transcript)". Fox News. June 19, 2009. Retrieved September 7, 2010. 
  5. ^ a b c "A Front-Row Seat to History". MUS Today. March 2007. 
  6. ^ a b c "Griff Jenkins bio". FoxNews.com. Retrieved July 17, 2014. 
  7. ^ Koppelman, Alex (April 14, 2009). "Your guide to teabagging". Salon.com. Retrieved September 7, 2010.