Jamie Colby

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Jamie Nell Colby
Born Forest Hills, New York, U.S.
Occupation Television news correspondent, Fox News Channel anchor
Lawyer
Website
Biography at FOXNews.com

Jamie Nell Colby is an American national news correspondent and anchor for Fox News Channel (FNC). She hosts America's News Headquarters with 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]

She has received such honors as 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. 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][4]

Personal[edit]

Attending the University of Miami's International School of Business, she earned a Bachelor of Business Administration in accounting as well as her J.D. degree from the University of Miami School of Law at age 22. (B.B.A. '80, J.D. '83)[3][5][6]

Colby authored Back to Life After a Heart Crisis: A Doctor and His Wife Share Their 8-Step Cardiac Comeback Plan, with Dr. Marc Wallack (her husband), who is Chief of Surgery at Metropolitan Hospital in New York City.[7]

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