Jedediah Bila

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Jedediah Bila
Jedediah Bila 2011.jpg
Bila in 2011
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 was a co-host on ABC's The View from August 2016 to September 2017. She is a former Fox News contributor and was a regular panelist on shows such as Red Eye and Outnumbered.[4]

Background[edit]

Bila was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York.[5] 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.[6]

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.[7]

Television career[edit]

In January 2013, Bila was hired on Fox News as a contributor.[8] In April 2014, she became a panelist on the talk show Outnumbered.[9] In August 2016, she announced her departure from Fox News to join ABC's The View as a permanent co-host for the show's 20th season.[10] Bila departed The View on September 18, 2017.[11][12]

Personal life[edit]

On June 12, 2017, Bila announced her engagement to boyfriend Jeremy Scher.[13] She is non-religious.[14]

Political views[edit]

Bila has stated that she is not a Democrat or a Republican,[15] and that she has a "strong libertarian streak".[16] She has described herself as a conservative libertarian, and stated that she is a registered independent.[3]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Result Ref.
2017 Daytime Emmy Award Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
(shared with Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris, Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin, and Raven-Symoné)
Nominated [17]

Works[edit]

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. ^ "AMAC Interviews Author, Columnist, and Fox News Contributor Jedediah Bila - AMAC, Inc". February 1, 2013. Retrieved March 3, 2017. 
  6. ^ Read, Amanda (May 30, 2011). "Manhattan's outspoken conservative: An interview with Jedediah Bila". The Washington Times. Archived from the original on February 3, 2014. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  7. ^ De Pasquale, Lisa (July 16, 2011). "Lisa De Pasquale Channeling Wonder Woman with Jedediah Bila". Human Events. Retrieved March 13, 2012. 
  8. ^ "Jedediah Bila - Young America's Foundation". Retrieved August 15, 2017. 
  9. ^ Rosenberg, Alyssa; Rosenberg, Alyssa (April 28, 2014). "Fox News's 'Outnumbered' debuts, and the joke is on liberals". Retrieved August 15, 2017 – via washingtonpost.com. 
  10. ^ Melas, Chloe (August 3, 2016). "Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin and Jedediah Bila join 'The View'". CNNMoney. Retrieved August 4, 2016. 
  11. ^ News, A. B. C. (September 18, 2017). "Jedediah Bila is leaving 'The View'". ABC News. Retrieved September 18, 2017. 
  12. ^ "Today in Entertainment: Conservative voice Jedediah Bila exits 'The View'; Linkin Park members announce Chester Bennington tribute concert". Retrieved September 18, 2017 – via LA Times. 
  13. ^ Gray, Ellen (June 12, 2017). "'View' cohost gets engaged in Bucks County". Retrieved June 16, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Texas Public School Teacher Forced To Remove Peanuts Christmas Display". Youtube. December 13, 2016. Retrieved November 14, 2017. 
  15. ^ "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 
  16. ^ "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. 
  17. ^ Evans, Greg (March 22, 2017). "2017 Daytime Emmy Nominations: CBS Leads Networks With 70 Noms, 'Young & Restless' Tops With 25". Retrieved March 24, 2017. 

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