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Brian Kilmeade Bio


Speaker, best-selling author, TV and radio personality Brian Kilmeade currently serves as co-host of Fox News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET) alongside Steve Doocy, and Ainsley Earnhardt. Additionally, he serves as host of Kilmeade and Friends, (weekdays 8AM-11AM/CST) a nationally syndicated three-hour radio show on Fox News Radio. Kilmeade joined the network as a sports reported in 1997.

Every weekday morning, Kilmeade provides viewers with the latest on the current headlines in news, sports, politics, and entertainment. During his tenure at FNC, he has interviewed newsmakers in politics; as well as, celebrities, and athletes, including former President George W. Bush, former Republican Presidential candidate Mitt Romney, supermodel Miranda Kerr, television personality, Simon Cowell, Former New Orleans Saints’ quarterback Drew Brees, and former heavyweight champion Mike Tyson. During his tenure, he has also provided live coverage, and analysis on major national, and international events.

Prior to joining FNC, Kilmeade was a freelance reporter, and anchor for NEWSPORT TV where he anchored Scoreboard Central. He also has served as a sports anchor, and director at the independent station WLIG-TV, New York, an anchor/host for KHSL-TV (CBS 12), Ontario, Canada, and a radio host on the Jim Brown Show, XTRA-AM, an all-sports radio network. Kilmeade began his career as a correspondent on Channel One, a daily national high school television news program. Kilmeade is also the author of several New York Times bestselling books, including “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates”, “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans”, and “George Washington’s Secret Six: The Spy Ring That Saved The American Revolution.” Brian Kilmeade recieved a B.A. from Long Island Univeristy. (2021


More About Brian Kilmeade


Not many broadcasters can say they are on the air for 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, but that is exactly what Brian Kilmeade has been doing since 2006. After joining Fox News in 1997, he was soon named co-host of Fox & Friends, where he still thrives today. The show powered its way to the top spot in morning cable TV in 2000 and remains there to this day. After Fox & Friends from 6 – 9AM ET.  Kilmeade has the privilege of hosting his nationally syndicated radio show, “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Talk from 9-12 noon. The show just cracked the top ten as one of the most powerful on radio by “Talkers Magazine”.

Every weekday morning, Kilmeade provides viewers with the latest on the breaking news, sports, politics and entertainment. During his tenure at Fox News, he has developed the ability to interview and provide insight into newsmakers, politicians, celebrities and athletes. Starting in the fall of 2018 you can see Brian’s new historical series on the all new “Fox Nation TV” called “What Made America Great”.

Brian has written 6 books, 5 New York Times best sellers: ”The Games Do Count”, “It’s How You Play the Game” and more recently, “George Washington’s Secret Six”, “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates,” “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans,” and “Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers”. Combining all sales the books have been bought by over 2.5 million readers around the world and counting.

Prior to joining FNC, Kilmeade was an anchor/reporter on NEWSPORT TV. While in Los Angeles, he was an anchor on KHSC-TV and a host on all sports radio’s XTRA AM690. His duties on XTRA included co-hosting The Jim Brown Show where he struck up a friendship that still flourishes today. One of his first jobs was as a correspondent on Channel One, a daily national high school television news program. Along the way, he also managed to fit in 10 years of stand-up comedy experience.

He currently resides in Massapequa, NY where he grew up with his wife and 3 kids. When he is not working, you can often catch him on the soccer field watching or coaching. He graduated from LIU-CW Post with a BA in Communications specialization in Political Science in 1986 where he also played soccer. (2021