Harris Faulkner Biography
Harris Faulkner is a bestselling author and a six-time Emmy Award Winning Journalist serving as the anchor of two daily daytime programs; The Faulkner Focus (weekdays, 11 AM-12 PM/ET) as well as the co-anchor of Outnumbered (weekdays, 12-1 PM/ET). She also hosts her own prime-time political franchise called Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner. Previously, she anchored Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner.
Harris Faulkner Age
Faulkner is 55 years old. She was born on 13th October 1965 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA.
Harris Faulkner Height and Weight
She is 5 feet and 8 inches tall and weighs approximately 50kg. She also has a slim physique with dark hair and eyes. Her body measurements are as follows 35-24-35.
Harris Faulkner Nationality
Faulkner is an American citizen by birth.
Harris Faulkner Education
Upon completion of her high school education, Harris joined the University of California in Santa Barbara where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Mass Communication.
Harris Faulkner Parents
Harris was raised by both of her parents. She is the daughter of Bobby R. Harris and Shirley Harris. Her father was a retired lieutenant colonel in the US military and also a combat pilot. He was stationed on the base and also served three tours in Vietnam.
Faulkner was an only child. While growing up, she lived in different places including Stuttgart and West Germany.
Harris Faulkner Husband and Kids
Faulkner is married to Tony Berlin. They got married on April 12, 2003, in Rio Rico, Arizona near her husband’s hometown. Her husband, Tony is a former journalist and a public relations professional. He runs his company called, Berlin Media Relations which focuses on securing top-tier national, key regional, and local media placements as well as building brand awareness for clients.
Tony grew up in Tucson, Arizona. He also studied Political Science at Occidental College in Los Angeles.
The couple first met in Minneapolis, Minnesota while working at rival TV stations. Faulkner was working for the ABC affiliate as a news anchor while Tony was a CBS reporter. They were introduced by a mutual friend and soon started dating in 2011.
They are blessed with two daughters, Bella Grace born on December 9, 2006, and Danika Berlin born in May 2009.
Harris Faulkner Fox News
Harris is a multiple Emmy award-winning anchor. She anchors two daily daytime programs – The Faulkner Focus (weekdays, 11 AM-12 PM/ET) and also serves as the co-anchor of Outnumbered (weekdays, 12-1 PM/ET). Faulkner joined FOX News Channel (FNC) in 2005 and previously anchored Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner, which was number one in its timeslot since its 2017 launch.
During her tenure at the network, Faulkner has hosted numerous primetime specials focusing on a variety of current events. Amid the coronavirus pandemic, she anchored America Together with Harris Faulkner: The Shot, which debunked myths surrounding the COVID-19 vaccines, America Copes Together, which focused on the psychological effects that the pandemic has had on individuals, and America Learns Together, which spotlighted the challenges of guiding students through digital education.
In March 2020, Faulkner, alongside Bill Hemmer, co-moderated a two-hour virtual town hall with President Donald Trump and members of the White House coronavirus task force on the latest news surrounding the pandemic, as well as the administration’s plans to combat the crisis. The town hall made cable news history with a record 4.4 million viewers.
In October 2019, Faulkner presented Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner: Police Emergency, which highlighted discussions surrounding recent acts of threats and violence as well as the suicide crisis among police officers. In April 2021, Faulkner continued the conversation with a one-hour special entitled The Faulkner Focus: Police in America.
Additionally, she has played an integral role in FNC’s election coverage. In the 2020 presidential election cycle, Faulkner moderated various voter panels to compliment the network’s primetime election special.
Prior to joining FNC, Faulkner served as a correspondent for WNYW-TV’s (FOX 5) A Current Affair, and as a substitute host on The Nancy Grace Show on CNN’s Headline News. She began her career as a reporter and anchor for WNCT-TV (CBS 9) in Greenville, NC, before going on to work for Kansas City’s WDAF-TV (FOX 4) in 1992. In 2000, Faulkner joined KSTP-TV (ABC 5) in Minneapolis, MN, where she served as an evening anchor; she also hosted The Harris Faulkner Show on FM107 Radio.
Outside of her work as a journalist, she is a motivational speaker, writer, and philanthropist. After growing up as a “military brat,” Faulkner is involved with the Green Beret Foundation, which provides medical, transition, and family support for those who have served in the U.S. Army Special Forces, and with the Navy Seal Foundation, which provides immediate and ongoing support and assistance to the Naval Special Warfare community and its families. She is also active in raising awareness and funds surrounding breast cancer research, working with the Susan G. Komen Foundation, the Avon Foundation for Women, and the Triple Negative Breast Cancer Foundation.
Harris Faulkner Books
Apart from being a journalist, Harris is also an author and has written a few books including:
- Breaking News: God Has A Plan – An Anchorwoman’s Journey Through Faith (November 1, 1999).
- 9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success (June 5, 2018).
Harris Faulkner Awards
Her impeccable work has not gone unnoticed due to the numerous awards and nominations she has received including:
- In 1998, Faulkner received the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Lifetime Achievement Award for her humanitarian efforts.
- Faulkner also received the National Headliner Award for Best Newscast for her coverage of Sen. Paul Wellstone’s fatal plane crash in 2003.
- She has received six Emmy Awards for her successful work in broadcast, including the 2004 Emmys for Best Newscaster and Best News Special.
- Following her breaking news coverage in 2020 and serving as the only Black woman to anchor two back-to-back cable news programs, Faulkner was named to WORTH Magazine’s “Groundbreakers” list which honors 50 influential women worldwide for breaking barriers in their industries.
- In May 2021, Faulkner was honored by Variety’s New York Women’s Impact Report.
Harris Faulkner Salary
She earns an approximate salary of $2 million annually.
Harris Faulkner Net worth
Faulkner has an estimated net worth of $6 million.
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