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|Born||Donna Cara Fiducia
December 5, 1956
Essex County, New Jersey, USA
|Education||Seton Hall University|
|Home town||Maplewood, New Jersey|
Donna Fiducia (born December 5, 1956) is an American media personality who worked in New York television and radio for 26 years.
Fiducia gained international recognition when she was hired by The Fox News Channel, New York, NY in September 1999 as an anchor and live host. In 2003, she was reassigned to overnight duty where she was both a long-form and news update anchorwoman. In late 2006, she retired from The Fox News Channel and relocated to Georgia.
Prior to The Fox News Channel, she worked at Fox-owned WNYW in New York City. In her four years at WNYW, she was a general assignment reporter for the 10 o'clock news. She also anchored Good Day New York and Good Day Sunday where she not only anchored the news but did celebrity and lifestyle interviews. Fiducia gained national recognition as the host of Entertainment Watch on VH-1, featuring entertainment news and celebrity interviews from movie stars to musicians. She became New York's first television helicopter traffic reporter at WNBC-TV in 1995. She was also a general assignment reporter for Live At Five, the 6 and 11 o'clock news and Weekend Today.
She was also the news director and morning news anchor of the famed rock radio station WNEW-FM.
Fiducia also has done some acting in the first rap-influenced feature length movie, Tougher Than Leather with Run DMC, and on the 1980 CBS television show The Equalizer in which she performed the role of a newscaster. In 2006, she was in the movie Being Michael Madsen in which she again played the role of a reporter.
Fiducia graduated from Columbia High School in Maplewood, NJ in 1975, and subsequently graduated Magna Cum Laude from Seton Hall University with degrees in both Communications and Political Science. She was active in the college's radio station, WSOU-FM. She also studied flute and piccolo during this time.
Fiducia is an avid horseback rider and has won numerous state and national championships in equestrian events as a hunter/jumper. In addition, she is competing at barrel racing in rodeos. Currently, Fiducia resides in Georgia where she owns, raises and trains champion warmbloods and quarterhorses on her horse farm, Double D Ranch.
In 2007, she founded her own Georgia based production company, Donna Fiducia Productions, Inc. which specializes in media production, soundtrack music, voiceover talent, media training, and political campaigns marketing. She currently serves as President and CEO of the company.
In 2013, Fiducia co-founded WDFP-Restoring America Radio, an Internet based Conservative Talk Radio network. She is the co-host of Cowboy Logic Radio. Fiducia and Neuen partnered with Major General Paul E. Vallely, US ARMY (retired) and his organization Stand Up America US and are members of the Stand Up America US Kitchen Cabinet of Advisors.
In addition, Fiducia is in demand as a featured speaker, college lecturer, and as a moderator. She is also a media coach and political adviser.
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