Bill Hemmer is a New York-based American journalist who is currently the co-anchor of America’s Newsroom on Fox News Channel. Let’s explore everything about him here.
Bill Hemmer began his career in sports production at WLWT-TV in the mid-1980s, where he discovered his love of live television.
He was hired as a sports producer at WLWT-TV during his senior year at Miami University. Soon after, Hemmer became a sports anchor for CBS affiliate WCPO-TV.
The reporter left WCPO-TV at the age of 26 to backpack worldwide for nearly a year.
From 1995 to 2005, he worked at CNN, hosting various shows such as American Morning, CNN Early Edition, CNN Morning News, CNN Tonight, and CNN Live Today with co-anchor Daryn Kagan.
Where Is Bill Hemmer From Fox News Today? Know The Details
Bill Hemmer is currently co-anchoring America’s Newsroom on the Fox News Channel.
Hemmer began working for Fox News in August 2005. In 2020, he hosted Bill Hemmer Reports, a weekday afternoon newscast, and served as Chief Anchor for breaking news and several live major events.
Prior to that, he was America’s Newsroom’s first-morning co-anchor. He was a part of the network’s coverage of Hurricanes Katrina and Rita.
During the 2006 summer war in Lebanon between Hezbollah and Israel, he reported from the front lines in the northern Israeli town of Metula.
On election nights, his “BillBoard” is designed to bring data to viewers, capturing votes in real-time from precincts across the country.
When he traveled to El Salvador following the release of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Russia investigation in May, he also conducted the first interview with then-Attorney General William Barr.
Is Bill Hemmer On Vacation Or Just Sick?
Bill Hemmer is not sick or on vacation. Instead, he is actively working for Fox News.
Bill covered political party conventions from their respective cities during 2008, 2012, and 2016 election seasons, including the Iowa Caucus and New Hampshire Primary.
He was the network’s lead reporter and anchor during the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, and the April 2013 Boston Marathon bombing.
He traveled to Helsinki, Finland, in July 2018 to report on President Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin. I
In 2019, Hemmer reported from Hanoi, Vietnam, on President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-nuclear un’s summit in February, before wrapping up the assignment at the Korean Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) in South Korea.
What Happened to Bill Hemmer?
In 2021, Fox News declared a new weekday programming lineup that would reintroduce Hemmer to America’s Newsroom alongside co-anchor Dana Perino.
Bill announced his departure from “America’s Newsroom” in early 2020, after co-hosting the Fox News Channel morning show for 12 years.
Hemmer, who joined Fox News in 2005, hosted “Bill Hemmer Reports” weekdays at 3 p.m. EST beginning Monday. Ed Henry, co-anchor of “America’s Newsroom” with Sandra Smith, took Hemmer’s place.