Harris Faulkner Biography
Harris Faulkner is an American six-time Emmy award-winning anchor, host, and author working for Fox News Channel. She joined the station in 2005.
Harris Faulkner Dates of Birth
Faulkner is 56 years old as of 2021, she was born on October 13, 1965, at Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Georgia. She celebrates her birthday on the 13th of October every year.
Harris Faulkner Measurements
Faulkner stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Harris Faulkner Education
Faulkner attended the University of California at Santa Barbara. After finishing her studies there, she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communications.
Harris Faulkner Work Experience
Faulkner is a six-time Emmy award-winning anchor, host, and author at Fox News Channel. She co-anchors Outnumbered (weekdays, 12-1 PM/ET) and The Faulkner Focus (weekdays, 11 AM-12 PM/ET). Before that, she anchored Outnumbered Overtime with Faulkner.
Prior to joining FNC, she was working at WNYW-TV’s (FOX 5) A Current Affair as a correspondent. as a substitute host on The Nancy Grace Show on CNN’s Headline News. Her career began in Greenville, NC at WNCT-TV (CBS 9) where she served as an anchor and reporter. This was before she headed to Kansas City to work at WDAF-TV (FOX 4) in 1992. From there, she moved to Minneapolis, MN to join KSTP-TV (ABC 5) in 2000. While there, she served as an evening anchor, and on FM107 Radio, she hosted The Harris Faulkner Show.
While working at FNC, she has covered major stories including the coronavirus pandemic, and anchored ”America Together with Harris Faulkner.” Faulkner and Bill Hemmer moderated a two-hour virtual town hall with President Donald Trump and members of the White House coronavirus task force in March 2020. In October 2019, she presented Town Hall America with Faulkner, Police Emergency. She continued the conversation with The Faulkner Focus: Police in America.
Harris Faulkner and Prominent Figures
Throughout her work, she has got a chance to interview many prominent figures like President Donald Trump, Cindy McCain, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, and Sen. John McCain. Furthermore, Faulkner has reported the 2016 and 2020 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the death of Whitney Houston, the AIDS crisis in South Africa, the Sandy Hook mass shooting, and the 2013 government shutdown. In addition to that, she covered the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway and the 9/11 terrorist attacks.
In June 2020, she had a second interview with President Donald Trump following the murder of George Floyd. The interview focused on the widespread civil unrest resulting from Floyd’s death in police custody and the president’s stance on civil rights. She continued the injustice in America conversation with Faulkner Presents: The Fight for America.
Harris Faulkner Net Worth
In Faulkner’s career as an anchor, host, and author, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Harris Faulkner Earnings/Income
She receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Harris Faulkner Parents and Siblings
Faulkner was born in Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Georgia to her father Bob, and her mother Shirley. Her father is a retired Lieutenant Colonel, a United States Army officer, and Army Aviator who was stationed at the base and had served three tours in Vietnam.
Harris Faulkner Spouse/Who is Harris Faulkner married to?
Faulkner is married to her husband Tony Berlin, a former WCCO-TV reporter. They got married in 2003 and they reside in New Jersey.
Harris Faulkner Kids
Faulkner is a proud mother of two beautiful daughters.
Harris Faulkner Books
Faulkner is an author, she authored “9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success.” She grew up in a military family. In that book, she shares lessons she learned, her experiences, and the military ideals that shaped her. Faulkner shows how everyone can benefit from bringing the wisdom of military service into their lives.
Harris Faulkner Awards
For her successful work in broadcast, she has won six Emmy Awards. She won the Best Newscaster for Best News Special in 2004 and won an Emmy award. For her Best Newscast on Sen. Paul Wellstone’s fatal plane crash in 2003, she received the National Headliner Award
Harris Faulkner Charity
Faulkner likes being involved in community work and she is also a philanthropist, writer, and motivational speaker. She is active in raising awareness and funds for breast cancer research. Faulkner works with the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation, the Avon Foundation for Women, and the Susan G. Komen Foundation. For her humanitarian efforts, she won the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Lifetime Achievement Award in 1998.
She is involved in the Green Beret Foundation, which provides family support, transition, and medical for those who have served in the U.S. Army Special Forces. The Navy Seal Foundation provides immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and its families.
Harris Faulkner Illness
She has shared if she has any health issues. In 2020, she opened her mother’s illness in We’re In This Together, a Coronavirus Service Programme. She felt uncertain about caregiving in 2016 when her mother was dying of lung cancer.
Harris Faulkner Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 441,255 followers, around 269,000 followers on her Facebook page, and 150,340 followers on her Instagram account.