Linda Vester

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Linda Vester (born June 11, 1965, in Cincinnati, Ohio) is an American TV news host. She was the host of Dayside with Linda Vester on the Fox News Channel, first joining the channel in 1999. She later left the channel to raise her children.


Vester previously worked at NBC News as an anchor/correspondent, MSNBC as host of Today in America, and WFLA-TV in Tampa, Florida. While at NBC, she hosted NBC News at Sunrise from 1996-1998 and also worked on Weekend Today, as a correspondent, from 1992-1996. She covered Operation Desert Storm, TWA Flight 800, the Centennial Olympic Park bombing, and the Rwandan Genocide.

In July 2005, she left Dayside on maternity leave and in July 2006 it was reported that she would not be returning to the Fox News Channel. Juliet Huddy and Mike Jerrick hosted Dayside until it was replaced with The Live Desk with Martha MacCallum in late 2006.

Vester has a BA degree from Boston University in journalism. Vester also earned an honors diploma from the Sorbonne in France and was a Fulbright Scholar of Middle East affairs based in Egypt. It is also suggested that she is fluent in Persian.[citation needed]

Personal life[edit]

Vester is the daughter of Dorothy Vester and Dr. John Vester of Cincinnati. She married her husband, Glenn Hank Greenberg, a son of Caral Lebworth of Manhattan and the late Hank Greenberg, the baseball player, on May 5, 2001. The wedding took place in their apartment in New York City.

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