Harris Faulkner

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Harris Kimberly Faulkner
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Harris Faulkner anchoring Fox Report
Born (1965-10-13) October 13, 1965 (age 49)
Atlanta, Georgia, U.S.
Occupation Fox News Anchor
Spouse(s) Tony Berlin
Children 2

Harris Kimberly Faulkner is an American newscaster and television host for Fox News Channel.[1][2]

She is the anchor of Fox Report Weekend and a co-anchor on Outnumbered. She previously presented Fox News Live headline updates during prime-time weekdays. Faulkner 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 October 13, 1965, in Atlanta, at Fort McPherson, where her father was a United States Army aviator. Faulkner graduated from the University of California, Santa Barbara with a B.A. in mass communications.[2] 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. 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.

Personal life[edit]

Faulkner is married to former WCCO-TV reporter Tony Berlin.[3] They have two daughters,[3] born in 2007 and 2009.


Books by Faulkner[edit]

  • Breaking News: God Has a Plan An Anchorwoman's Journey Through Faith, Leathers Publishing, 1999 ISBN 1-58597-011-5