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 Earhardt. Additionally, he serves as host of Kilmeade and Friends, (weekdays 9AM-12PM/ET) a nationally syndicated three-hour radio show on Fox News Radio. Kilmeade joined the network as a sports reporter 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, 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 served as a sports anchor and director at the independent station WLIG-TV in New York, an anchor/host for KHSL-TV (CBS 12) in Ontario, CA and a radio host on The Jim Brown Show on 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 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 received a B.A. from Long Island University.