Fox was born in Dover, Delaware and she majored in English at Rutgers University. She then moved to Chicago where she wrote about entertainment for various newspapers in the city, including the Chicago Tribune. Fox also took part in the city's improvisational comedy circuit.
She was a co-host and writer on CW's early morning show, EyeOpener TV broadcast for Dallas, Houston, Philadelphia, Miami and Portland.
She is a host on the SyFy show Wizard Wars in 2014.
Her favorite movie is Xanadu.