Jedediah Bila

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Jedediah Bila
Jedediah Bila 2011.jpg
Born A. Jedediah Louisa Bila[1][2]
(1979-01-29) January 29, 1979 (age 38)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
Alma mater B.A., Wagner College
M.A., Columbia University
Occupation Author, television personality
Political party Independent[3]
Website jedediahbila.com

A. Jedediah Louisa Bila (born January 29, 1979) is an American television and radio host, columnist, and author. She is a former Fox News contributor and was a panelist on Outnumbered.[4]

In 2015 and 2016, Bila appeared as a guest co-host on season 19 of ABC's The View before being named a co-host for season 20.[5]

Background[edit]

Bila was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. She says, "my favorite place in the United States would still have to be Manhattan, which I’ll always call home. Growing up in New York City was probably the biggest gift I’ve been given of all".[6] On Twitter, Bila has said she is of Italian heritage.[7] She graduated valedictorian from Wagner College with a B.A. in Spanish and a minor in Business Administration. She earned a Master of Arts from Columbia University in Spanish literature.[8]

She is a former high-school academic dean and adviser and spent several years teaching in New York City. She has taught middle school, high school, and college students.[9]

Television, radio and writing career[edit]

Bila has been a guest ombudswoman on Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld on Fox News, Varney & Co. on Fox Business, and Real News on The Blaze TV. She has been a regular guest on Fox News, Fox Business, MSNBC, and talk radio throughout the country. Her appearances on television include Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld, Hannity, Fox & Friends, Jansing & Co., NOW With Alex Wagner, The Mark Levin Show, Lou Dobbs Tonight, and America's Newsroom.

Bila has contributed columns to Human Events, The Daily Caller, Newsmax, Breitbart.com, The Blaze, Fox News, The Association of Mature American Citizens' online and print newsletters on topics including politics, culture, media, music, and fitness.

In 2013, Bila was hired by Fox News as a contributor. In April 2014, she became a panelist on the talk show Outnumbered.

In 2015 and 2016, Bila appeared as a guest co-host on season 19 of ABC's The View before being named a contributor and becoming permanent for season 20.[5]

Political views[edit]

Bila has tweeted that she is not a Democrat or a Republican,[10] and that she has a "strong libertarian streak."[11] She has described herself as a conservative libertarian, and stated that she is a registered Independent.[3]

Works[edit]

  • Bila, Jedediah (2011). Outnumbered: Chronicles of a Manhattan Conservative. ISBN 0983576807

References[edit]

  1. ^ Outnumbered, May 14, 2014: http://video.foxnews.com/v/3566331772001/outnumbered-panel-discuss-their-monikers/
  2. ^ "Twitter / JedediahBila: Louisa. RT @middlenamegame:". Twitter.com. Retrieved November 30, 2013. 
  3. ^ a b "Jedediah Bila on Twitter". Retrieved December 25, 2016. 
  4. ^ "Jedediah Bila". FOX News. 
  5. ^ a b Melas, Chloe (August 3, 2016). "Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila join 'The View'". CNNMoney. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  6. ^ https://amac.us/amac-interviews-author-columnist-and-fox-news-contributor-jedediah-bila/
  7. ^ Bila, Jedediah (August 27, 2013). "Italiana. Naples/Sicily. RT @crowbro19: @JedediahBila what nationality are you?". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2016. 
  8. ^ Read, Amanda (May 30, 2011). "Manhattan's outspoken conservative: An interview with Jedediah Bila". The Washington Times. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  9. ^ De Pasquale, Lisa (July 16, 2011). "Lisa De Pasquale Channeling Wonder Woman with Jedediah Bila". Human Events. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  10. ^ "Jedediah Bila on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2016. I'm not a Republican or a Democrat. Allegiance is to principle, not party. #limitedgovernment #freedom #personalresponsibility #Constitution 
  11. ^ "Jedediah Bila on Twitter". Twitter. Retrieved September 19, 2016. I started out with a libertarian streak. Then I had highlights. Now I'm pretty close to a full-on libertarian dye job. 

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