Without its talented journalists and reporters on its news division team, we doubt that Fox News would become the industry titan that it is now. With the expertise of lawyer Laura Ingraham and Dr. Nicole Saphier, as well as rising talents like Katie Pavlich, the company has climbed to the top of the industry. Women anchors are invaluable to the reputation and reliability of these networks. In 2019, Fox News achieved its highest primetime ratings and boosted its stock value as one of the best news business outlets out there. We have the following ladies to thank for that.
In 2013, Katie Pavlich joined the network as an alternate anchor on The Five. She has since appeared on CNBC, CNN, and Fox Business programs as well. She earned her bachelor’s degree from the University of Arizona. After graduation, she went on to work as an editor at Townhall Magazine. She is a proud member of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The talented anchor has since tied the knot with activist Brandon Darby. Reports say that she has a net worth of two million bucks.
We got to know this Emmy award winner as part of the original network team in 1996. Umma Pemmaraju joined Fox from local stations in Baltimore and Dallas. The journalist drew from her strong reputation and expertise to boost the shareholder evaluations, ultimately helping Fox News become a leader in the news industry. You can catch her on Pemmaraju. She is now worth $4 million.
In 2006, Hollie McKay left her home country of Australia to attend Pace University in New York. She went on to intern at Fox in her last semester of college and wrote the “Pop-Tarts” column about events in show business. She has since made a name for herself as an intelligent and thorough investigative reporter and foreign correspondent. We do not doubt that she is one tough lady. After all, she covered protests from places like Iraq and Ferguson in the past. Her current net worth sits at $500,000.
Hailing from Pennsylvania, Jillian Mele earned her bachelor’s in communication from La Salle University. She launched her career in journalism as a sports anchor in Maine before joining NBC in Philadelphia. Over there, she served as a co-host of a program on NBC Sports Channel. You can now watch her on Fox & Friends, which is one of the biggest and most popular shows on Fox. It is also one of the most profitable shows of the company. At the moment, she has a net worth of $900,000.
This correspondent grew up in West Virginia and studied at Virginia Tech. Before she joined a local station in Boston, she briefly worked in Albany, New York. Molly Line has been working for Fox News since 2006. Among other things, she has covered notable stories like the nightclub fire at the Station and the sentencing of Richard Reid. Aside from that, she also covered the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting and the arrest of Neil Entwistle. She currently has an impressive net worth of $2.5 million.
After graduating from Emerson College, Julie Banderas had short stints at ABC and CBS affiliates. In 2008, she took over Laurie Dhue for Fox Report Weekend and has been with the network since then. After this, she was in other shows on Fox News as a weekday anchor. She and her husband founded Old Rock Media and Big Apple Channel. Apart from that, they actively participate in charity work. They are even on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity! Her net worth is $12 million.
A former prosecutor and judge, Jeanine Pirro is now the host of a show of her own: Justice with Jeanine. A published author, she also has a number of books to her name. She went to Buffalo for her undergrad and then Albany Law School for her law degree. Did you know that she made history in Westchester County of New York as the first elected female judge? She has previously worked on The Today Show and NBC News. Currently, she has a net worth of $12 million.
You can also find Ainsley Earhardt on Fox and Friends. Originally from South Carolina, she went to FSU and then USC. Before she graduated, she landed a job at a CBS affiliate in South Carolina. She was also in another CBS affiliate in Texas for a while. Even though she did not have any world and political news background or experience, Roger Ailes picked her to work at Fox News in New York. She now has a segment of her own on Sean Hannity’s show. She is currently worth $6 million.
On her career, you are going to see that Martha MacCallum has previously worked at CNBC, NBC, and Wall Street Journal. She also created the program Inside the Business. She signed with Fox in 2004 and has since served as the presidential election correspondent four separate times. You might already know that she is the host of The Story and Martha MacCallum’s The First 100 Days on the network. At the moment, the broadcaster has a net worth of a cool $8 million.
This journalist has degrees from the University of California Santa Barbara and Columbia University. She is now married to former Navy SEAL and published author Leif Babin. Jenna Lee joined Fox Business Network and hosted Fox Business Morning opposite Connell McShane. The two-hour show covered everything that goes on at Wall Street. Together with Jon Scott, she also served as the co-host of Happening Now for quite some time. Right now, her net worth stands at $5.5 million.
Do you know who the first journalist to report live from the New York Stock Exchange was? The answer is none other than Maria Bartiromo, who worked at CNN for five years and then CNBC for twenty years. In 2013, she joined Fox. The New York University alum is best known for the shows Wall Street of Maria Bartiromo and Mornings with Maria. She is now the global market editor of Fox Business Network and the host of Sunday Morning Futures. Her net worth is $50 million!
You might have seen Elisabeth Hasselbeck on Survivor if you watched the second season of the reality show. She became even more famous when she married NFL QB Tim Hasselbeck and landed a job on The View on ABC. She was a part of the daytime talk show from 2003 to 2013. In 2013, she landed a co-host spot on Fox &Friends and stayed there until she retired from TV in 2015. Despite this, she still makes occasional guest appearances on Fox. She is now worth $16 million.
Before she obtained her digital journalism certificate from the New York Film Academy in 2009, Lea Gabrielle first graduated from the US Naval Academy in 1997. Now a Fox news correspondent and journalist, she enjoyed a brilliant career as an intelligence officer and combat aviator for the US Navy. When it comes to media, she first worked as a general assignment contributor for Shep Smith’s NBC show. She made it big with her professional attitude and presentation skills. Her net worth is $3 million.
Even when she was young, Erin Andrews was already into sports. The truth is that the self-described “tomboy” grew up playing and watching sports. After graduating from the University of Florida, she pursued her dreams of becoming a sportscaster by hosting College GameDay on ESPN. She also got to work on Good Morning America at one point in the past. At the moment, she works for Fox NFL and covers major sporting events like the World Series and the Super Bowl. She also co-hosts Dancing with the Stars on ABC. Right now, her net worth stands at $75 million.
After taking up a degree in communications in Villanova, Kacie McDonnell launched her broadcasting career for NESN in Boston. Over there, she was a sports reporter. The reporter joined Fox in 2020. At the moment, she is a sports reporter and lifestyle host on the Fox Nation Subscription Channel. At FNSC, her first assignment was to serve as its red-carpet reporter at the 2019 Patriot Awards. She is currently in a relationship with Eric Hosmer of the Padres right now. She has a net worth of a million dollars.
At the beginning of her career, Sandra Smith worked as a research associate for Aegis Capital. After that, she worked at Hermitage Capital and Terra Nova. Her first on-screen reporter assignment came when she joined Bloomberg TV. She signed a contract with Fox to join the launching of the Fox Business Network in 2007. A regular contributor, you can catch her on various shows in the network. Among others, she appears in Happy Hour, Red Eye, and Imus in the Morning.
This UNLV alumnus has described herself as a “commentator, not a journalist.” She has a show of her own on Fox Nation. It is called First Thoughts. In the past, she served as a host of the Final Thoughts segment for TheBlaze and worked at Great America Alliance. In 2017, she joined the Fox network. At the moment, she resides in Nashville and has $3 million to her name.
In March 2020, Britt McHenry underwent a brain tumor removal operation. The brain cancer survivor announced her diagnosis in February 2020. She is the child of Lt. Colonel McHenry of the Air Force. She attended the Medill School of Journalism and previously worked at the ABC affiliate in Washington and NewsChannel 8, where she was a replacement sports anchor and a reporter. She has since worked for Fox Sports and Fox Nation and currently hosts a show on Fox 5. Her net worth stands at $1.5 million.
Before she became one of the most famous anchors on Fox, Megyn Kelly first worked as a corporate defense lawyer. She went on to launch her career as a journalist and news anchor as the host of America’s Newsroom and America Live. She made the move from Fox to NBC to appear in Megyn Kelly Today in 2017. Sadly, it was only on the air for a year. She made a promise to return to the newsroom but did not say with whom. She is currently worth $45 million.
After taking her JD at the University of Virginia, Laura Ingraham got the chance to work for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas, who is best known for his calm demeanor as a court clerk. She made the transition from law to media in the middle of the ‘90s. There was a time when she was a speechwriter for President Ronald Reagan. For twenty years, she hosted a nationally syndicated radio program called The Laura Ingraham Show. Now the EIC of ‘LiefeZette,’ she has a net worth of $70 million.
This Columbia University alum worked on Fox from 2015 to 2020. During this period of time, FBN put Trish Regan Primetime on hiatus. She used to be a contributor to FBN until they gave her a show. Before she joined Fox, she worked as a host on Bloomberg TV and CNBC. She was with CBS until 2007. In those days, she reported on terrorist activity close to the South American Tri-Border region. Her coverage of the story brought her awards and critical acclaim. Her net worth is now $20 million.
The former press secretary had been on the Board of Governors from 2010 to 2012. Dana Perino also has a show called The Daily Briefing and co-hosts The Five on Fox. The Fox News political commentator is also the executive director of Random House Publishing. Did you know that she has written two books about her Vizsla dog Jasper? She is now married to an international businessman by the name of Peter McMahon. Currently, she has a net worth of $17.2 million.
This alumnus of the University of California Santa Barbara and the University of California Los Angeles was an errand girl before she became a reporter. In her early years, she covered state politics at local CBS and NBC affiliates in the Golden State. In 1998, Claudia Cowan joined Fox as its correspondent in the Bay Area. She has enjoyed a fruitful career at the network. In the past, she covered big events like the Isla Vista shooting. She is married to sports rep Steve Baker, with whom she has two kids.
As a business writer, Harris Faulkner launched her career and brought home only $50 per article on LA Weekly. Before she moved on to North Carolina, Minneapolis, and Kansas City, she went from print to TV by doing an internship in Los Angeles. She joined Fox in 2011. These days, she works as the co-host of Outnumbered and Outnumbered Overtime. The latter is the sister show that focuses on pure news stories instead of an open discussion format. She is now worth $6 million.
A former Miss Virginia, Shannon Bream earned a scholarship at Liberty University that covered most of her tuition fees. She also has a law degree from Florida State. Now the host of Fox News @ Night, the beauty queen transitioned to a career on TV after becoming a lawyer. She worked as an on-screen reporter for WBTV in Charlotte. Three years later, Brit Hume snapped her up to work at Fox. At the moment, she has a net worth of $4 million.
When she was an infant, Melissa Francis launched her TV career by starring in a Johnson & Johnson baby shampoo commercial. After that, she snagged a big role in Little House on the Prairie. The former child actress put acting on the backburner to study at Harvard. She got her first job in media as the host of a CNBC weekday show called After the Bell. She went on to join Fox News and Fox Business Network. You can catch her on Outnumbered! She is now worth $8 million.
Prior to her career as a journalist, Heather Nauert first worked as a government official. From 2017 to 2019, she held the position of US State Department spokeswoman between John Kirby and Morgan Ortagus. She is also involved with the J. William Fulbright Scholarship and the Hudson Institute. In 1998, she joined Fox when it was just starting out. The Illinois native was the Undersecretary of State for Public Diplomacy and Public Affairs for seven months in 2018. She now works as a special reporter on Fox, although she also appears on ABC every now and then. At the moment, her net worth is $3 million.
After she finished school at Lehigh University, Andrea Tantaros took up her master’s degree at the University of Paris. She also did an internship at Crossfire on CNN. In 2010, joined FNC as one of its contributors. The year after that, she got co-host status! Her current net worth is $3.5 million.
This reporter got her law degree from the University of Miami. Jamie Colby was also a published author who wrote books about recovery from a heart attack. She co-authored it with NYC Metro’s Chief of Surgery and her former husband. She was once a co-host on America’s News Headquarters alongside Eric Shaw but worked for FNC after that. She was also an anchor and national news correspondent on Fox. For a few years, she hosted Strange Inheritance. It examines the weird gifts and inheritances that people got from their ancestors! She is now worth $6 million.
At the University of Florida, Elizabeth Prann earned her degree in journalism. In 2006, she joined Fox as the assistant reporter of Greta Van Susteren. She has since covered high-profile stories like the West Fertilizer plant explosion and the Deepwater Horizon spill. Previously based in Washington, D.C., she has taken on the roles of producer, anchor, and reporter in various capacities. Until 2018, she was also working at an NBC affiliate in Panama City called WJHG. She now works at a CNN subsidiary called HLN.
In 1996, Harvard and Columbia alumnus entered Fox News when the company was still starting out. Catherine Herridge worked at ABC in London for a brief period of time before that. With Fox, she has covered news about political campaigns and Middle East disputes. In 2019, she brought home the Tex McCrary Award for Journalism. She has since left Fox to work as a senior investigative correspondent at CBS News. She has received the Congressional Medal of Honor after donating her liver in the name of saving her son. She currently has a net worth of ten million bucks.
Greta Van Susteren
At the moment, Greta Van Susteren is a law professor. The Georgetown University grad is also a host on Fox News. Before she started working as a host, she had a great career as a criminal defense attorney. She regularly appeared on Burden of Proof on CNN as the on-air prosecutor for the Roger Cossack case. From 2002 to 2016, she hosted On the Record with Greta Van Susteren on Fox. After this, she went on to host For the Record with Greta on MSNBC.
Born Rebecca Diamond to Leandro Olmos Gomez and Nadine Ramirez, Rebecca Diamond attended the University of Maryland, College Park. She graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1991. She has since worked at Lifetime Television as an anchor, and at Associated Press as a business writer. Aside from that, she also worked at TV stations in Arizona, Texas, and California. In 1996, she started working at Fox News when the network had just started. Her net worth is anywhere from $100,000 to a million.
Patti Ann Browne
A graduate of NYIT and Fordham University, Patti Ann Browne launched her broadcasting career at a local station in Long Island. She made a name for herself there as a general assignment reporter. Among other things, she covered major events like the TWA Flight 800 crash, the Long Island Railroad shooting, and the World Trade Center bombing. In 2000, she joined Fox as a guest panelist on Red Eye with Greg Gutfled. She also became a co-host of Fox & Friends until she left Fox in 2018. At the moment, her net worth sits at $3 million.
This news anchor got her degree in broadcast journalism from Quinnipiac. During her senior year, Carley Shimkus underwent an internship at Fox in Washington, D.C. She was later hired as a news producer by the network. In 2012, she received a promotion as associate producer of Imus on FBN. She was eventually promoted to work as an on-air host of Fox & Friends. Aside from covering the headlines on the program, she is also a co-host on Fox Nation with Rob Schmitt.
Dr. Wendy Walsh
Wendy Walsh holds a degree in journalism courtesy of Ryerson University. She then earned her Master of Psychology and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the California Graduate Institute. Among others, she is an author, lecturer, and psychotherapist. She has been featured on various networks to share her expertise with the rest of the world. In 2013, she joined Fox as a guest host on The O’Reilly Factor. She has also written a self-help book about relationships and love called “The 30-Day Love Detox.” Right now, she reportedly has a net worth of a million dollars.
If you are a fan of Fox, you might know Amy Holmes as a former anchor of TheBlaze TV. At the moment, she co-hosts a PBC talk show called In Principle. Aside from these, she has also worked as a contributor on a number of news programs on NBC as well. Her net worth is $3 million.
This radio host, news anchor, and podcaster used to work on American Talk. Juliet Huddy is also a co-host of a mi-day show on 770 WABC in New York City. You might want to check out the “Juliet: UNEXPECTED” podcast, which she hosts. Before this, she worked as a news and entertainment anchor for Bernie and Sid in the Morning, which airs on WABC. In the past, she was a co-anchor on Good Day Wake Up on Fox 5 NY WNYW and the host of The Morning Show. She is currently worth $2 million.
A graduate of the University of North Carolina at Wilmington, Anna Kooiman now works for an Australian network called Network Ten. Despite this, she still serves as a contributing anchor on Fox. She launched her career as an anchor on Fox from 2011 to 2016. She used to be involved with The Project and Studio 10 too. Before News Corp hired her to work as an anchor and panelist in the Land Down Under, she was a co-host on Fox & Friends. Her net worth is currently $3.5 million.
Before Alisyn Camerota joined NBC, she spent a good amount of time with Fox. She covered a lot of big stories both locally and internationally over the years. Thanks to her hard work, she has been nominated for reporting Emmy awards twice. Among other things, she has covered the Paris terrorist attacks, the Parkland school shooting, and Hurricane Harvey. She was on Fox & Friends for a while as a co-host of its weekend edition. In 2017, she published a book called “Amanda Wakes Up.” It is a novel about a reporter trying to do the right thing while covering the presidential race for a cable network.
This Northwestern University alum launched her career in broadcasting as a general reporter of a local NYC Fox affiliate called WNBC-TV. She has also worked in Maine, St. Louis, and Portland in the past. You might have seen her host Happening Now on Fox with Jon Scott. The program was on the air at midday on weekdays. She shared that she was going to retire from television so that she could spend more time with her family in 2010. She is married to Roger Goodell and has a million bucks to her name.
Born in Los Angeles, Tammy K. Bruce is a commentator, writer, and radio host. She served as the president of the LA chapter of N.O.W. until the board took her out for censorship. Before she joined Fox as an on-air contributor, she was the host of a talk show during the ‘00s. She has previously appeared on Tucker Carlson Tonight and The Laura Ingraham Show. In the past, she filmed a few digital media pieces for Prager University. She got her political science degree at USC. She is currently worth a million bucks.
Hailing from Charlotte, North Carolina, Heather Childers started working as a producer and news anchor at a local affiliate all the way back in 1992. She has previously worked at Asheville and Georgia in the capacity of a news anchor as well. At the moment, she reportedly boasts a net worth of $3.5 million.
In 1999, Amy Kellogg joined Fox. At the network, she covered international stories in Moscow, Russia. She spent some time in Chechnya during the second civil war of the country. You might have also heard her coverage of the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton, the Amanda Knox trial, the London Olympics in 2012, and the Russian and Iranian elections. She also got to interview President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad in 2007. At the moment, she works as a news correspondent in Milan, Italy.
This weather anchor has also served as a co-host on Fox & Friends in the past. Janice Dean reported the weather for local stations WBCS-TV and CHEZ-FM before she joined Fox. She even received the American Society Seal of Approval for her weather reporting in 2009. Aside from her work in media, she has also written children’s books about a weather reporter frog. It is called “Freddy the Frogcaster.” In March 2019, she published an autobiography called “Mostly Sunny: How I Learned to Keep Smiling.”
Not only does Lauren Green have a degree from the University of Minnesota, but she also has one from the University of Northwestern. She made history as the first black woman to become Miss Minnesota in 1984. She is the chief religion correspondent of Fox News, as well as a headline anchor on Fox & Friends. On Red Eye, she is a regular guest panelist as well. Aside from all of that, she is a trained classical pianist. She even released an album called “Classic Beauty” back in 2004.
This Harvard graduate launched her career in journalism as a newspaper reporter in South Africa. During her time in Johannesburg, she covered a lot of major events like the release of Nelson Mandela and the Apartheid transition. Before she started working at Fox, she covered various events in the Middle East for both the NPR and AP. She went on a brief hiatus after she learned that she had triple-negative breast cancer. After treatment and remission, Jennifer Griffin came back to Fox and remains with the network to this day. At the moment, she has a net worth of a million bucks.
Born in Pakistan but raised in Indiana, Aishah Hasnie got her degree in journalism at Indiana University. She received the Dick Yoakam Broadcast Journalism Scholarship in her youth. For a time, she worked at a local affiliate in Springfield, Illinois. Aside from that, she also interned at a local Pakistan station.
It is never easy to overcome your tough background to make your dream a reality. We are glad that things worked out well for Joy-Ann Reid. An orphan by the age of 17, she left Colorado for the East Coast. She earned her degree from Harvard and went on to launch a successful career in media.
In 1993, Milissa Rehberger graduated from Hobart and William Smith Colleges. She then went on to land a co-anchor position in Oklahoma City and Orlando. In 2003, she decided to move to MSNBC and has since worked as an anchor, editor, and reporter on a number of programs on the network.
Before Susan Filan made it big in the world of journalism, she first made a name for herself as a brilliant criminal defense attorney. Among other things, she defended aboriginal people who were accused of a variety of crimes. Thanks to her talent and expertise, MSNBC Network Managers decided to snap her up.
This Barnard College alumnus has a degree in political science. After this, Erica Orden pursued a master’s degree in journalism at Columbia University. She went on to launch her career in media as a reporter for The New York Sun. Not long after this, she was able to snag a position at The Wall Street Journal.
This Tulane University alumnus has a degree in journalism and media, which makes perfect sense. Not long after she graduated from college, Ali Vitali found herself on the campaign trail. In 2016, she covered the presidential race. To be specific, she kept us up to speed on the Republican side of the elections.
In case you did not know, Christi Paul is not only a talented reporter. She has also seen success as an author and artist! Of course, it would be a complete disservice if we failed to bring up her skills as a performer. She is a great dancer who has danced alongside the likes of David Foster and Richard Marx.
Over the years, Andrea Mitchell has proved to us that she is an excellent editor, anchor, and columnist. Among other things, she has personally covered a couple of presidential campaigns. In the past, she also covered the White House news and affairs for MSNBC. Outside of work, she is a passionate activist too.
On CNN, Christine Romans serves as the chief business reporter of the network. She is also the producer of Early Launch, which is a show that has discussions about the state of finances and the market in the United States. Her viewers tune in to see her turn the complicated jargon into more understandable lingo.
Unlike many of the other ladies on the list, Nancy Snyderman did not have journalism in mind when she went to college. The truth is that science is her first love! She has a degree in microbiology and medicine from the University of Nebraska Medical Cancer. Before her media career, she worked as a doctor first.
Isn’t it impressive to hear that Lynn Smith holds a degree in mass media from the University of Miami, Ohio? Just so you know, she also graduated magna cum laude. She then moved to the East Coast to pursue her dream of broadcasting. After interning at an NBC affiliate in Los Angeles, the rest is history.
We wonder if Faith Jenkins had any idea that her love of political science and legal justice expertise would bring her this far. They have paved the way for an impressive career in media as well. Just so you know, she happens to be a successful legal researcher and prosecutor even before all of this.
This talented broadcast journalist has made a name for herself with her coverage of important world affairs. Among other things, Isa Soares kept us updated on the Barcelona terrorist attack. Now based in the London bureau of CNN, she also covered the battle for secession in Catalonia a couple of years ago.
Betsy Woodruff Swan
At the National Review, Betsy Woodruff Swan launched a promising career in journalism. Not long after this, she was given the chance to do the political coverage over at Capitol Hill. Thanks to her passion for reporting and politics, she has earned the opportunity to work as an MSNBC contributor.
Kristie Lu Stout
Based in China, Kristie Lu Stout is an international CNN reporter who has brought us many important pieces of news in the past. Thanks to her field and newsroom stories, she has earned universal recognition. We can understand why she has nearly a million followers on her social media accounts.
Victoria Defrancesco Soto
Born and raised in Arizona, Victoria Defrancesco Soto earned her degrees from the University of Arizona and Duke University. In the past, she worked as a legal scholar and political scientist. Right now, she is also a member of the faculty at the LBJ School of Public Relations at the University of Texas at Austin.
After she graduated with a degree in history and political science courtesy of Bryn Mawr College, the future was bright for Jennifer Westhoven. You might be familiar with her work. In the past, she has covered big news like the Enron fiasco, the financial crisis of 2008, and the September 11 attacks.
It is not a stretch to say that Fredricka Whitfield is an asset to all the TV networks that she has worked at. Her broadcasting career has been fruitful and has spanned nearly 30 years. Among other things, she covered the Bush-Core presidential race, the Afghanistan and Iraq wars, and the Cuban-Haitian crisis.
With a degree in political science and philosophy from Vassar College, Natasha Bertrand launched a career in journalism. She has since brought home a number of awards not only for her broadcast but also for her literary work. She is best known for her time on MSNBC, as well as The Atlantic.
There is not a single doubt in our minds that Alisyn Camerota is one of the most famous female reporters on CNN at the moment. She has a lot of investigative accomplishments to her name. Her resume is truly impressive! She has covered both domestic and foreign news over the years.
In 1981, Lisa Myers joined MSNBC. She has since enjoyed a great career at the network. In the past, she has brought home various awards thanks to the quality and integrity of her work. Thanks to her efforts, she has achieved universal recognition. In the past, she has received the Clarion Award for Excellence in Journalism, as well as the George Polk Award.