Brian Kilmeade is the co-host of Fox News Channel's (FNC) FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9 a.m ET) alongside Steve Doocy and Ainsley Earhardt. Additionally, he serves as host of The Brian Kilmeade Show, (weekdays 9 a.m.-12 p.m. ET) a nationally syndicated three-hour radio program on FOX News Radio. He is also the host of What Made America Great and America: Great from the Start on FOX Nation, FNC's online subscription-based streaming service. Kilmeade joined the network as a sports reporter in 1997.Read More
Every weekday morning, FOX & Friends provides viewers with the latest on the current headlines in news, politics and entertainment. With recent interviews including President Donald Trump and Vice President Mike Pence, FOX & Friends is on track to have the highest-rated year in history.
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. Kilmeade 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 ScoreboardCentral. 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 books, "Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers," "Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans: The Battle That Shaped America's Destiny" and New York Times bestsellers "The Games Do Count: America's Best and Brightest on the Power of Sports," "It's How You Play the Game: The Powerful Sports Moments that Taught Lasting Values to Americas Finest" and "George Washington's Secret Six."
He received a B.A. in Communications from Long Island University.