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Brian Kilmeade Bio

Television and Radio Personality
Host of Fox and Friends and Brian and the Judge

Brian Kilmeade is a Fox News personality. He is a host with two others on Fox & Friends, the network's morning weekday show and the #1 morning program on cable television for the last 10 years. He also cohosts a national radio show, Brian and the Judge on Fox News Radio. Kilmeade joined the network in December 1997, and is also a sports anchor on the network.

Brian has interviewed world leaders, covered the nation's most powerful personalities and most important issues in the world over the last 10 years. His book The Games Do Count spent 10 weeks on the NY Times best seller list. And is about to publish his second titled:It's How You Play the Game.

Prior to joining Fox News Channel and Co-hosting Fox & Friends, Brian Kilmeade worked as a feature reporter/anchor for NEWSPORT TV where he hosted "Newsport Journal," a daily magazine show for the national sports network as well as anchoring "Scoreboard Central," a live 30-minute general sports program. Earlier in his career, Brian served as a sports anchor/director at WLIG-TV in New York.

A graduate of Long Island University, Brian began his career as a correspondent on "Channel One," a daily national high school television news program. He then served as an anchor/host for KHSC-TV in Ontario, California and also co-hosted "The Jim Brown Show" on XTRA-AM, an all-sports radio network. Brian authored The Games Do Count, America's Best & Brightest on the Power of Sports and is very excited about his new book It's How You Play the Game.

Brian's dual role shows his versatility in reporting the news of the day, as well as interviewing various high profile guests while maintaining the networks sports coverage. Most recently, Brian was on location at Houston's Reliant Stadium reporting on Super Bowl XXXVIII. Throughout the year you can catch Kilmeade reporting on location from the sidelines of the NFL, Major League Lacrosse and Major League Soccer.

Kilmeade worked as a sports anchor at the early Ultimate Fighting Championship along with Jim Brown, NFL Hall of Famer.

Brian lives in Massapequa, New York with his wife, son, and two daughters. He and his brother Jim are actively involved in soccer activities in their Long Island homes.