Harris Faulkner Biography
Harris Faulkner is an accomplished journalist currently working at FNC as an anchor. In addition, she is also a multiple Emmy award-winning anchor. Currently, she anchors two daily daytime programs – The Faulkner Focus (weekdays, 11 AM-12 PM/ET) and serves as the co-anchor of Outnumbered (weekdays, 12-1 PM/ET). She joined the news team in 2005 and Prior to that, she anchored Outnumbered Overtime with Harris Faulkner, which was number one in its timeslot since its 2017 launch.
Harris Faulkner Age
How old is Faulkner? She is 57 years old as of 2023. She was born on 13 October 1965 in Atlanta, Georgia. Faulkner celebrates her birthday on October 13 every year.
Harris Faulkner Education
Faulkner attended and graduated from California University, Santa Barbara where she earned her B.A in mass communication.
Harris Faulkner Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Harris Faulkner Family
She is the loving daughter of retired Lieutenant Colonel Bob Harris, who was a United States Army officer and Army Aviator, he was stationed at the base and had served three tours in Vietnam. Harris’s mother was a social worker and spent time with foster families.
Harris Faulkner Husband
Faulkner is happily married to Tony Berlin who is a TV reporter. The couple tied the knot in 2003. He is an American TV reporter and a producer well known for hosting the popular TV show; Good Morning America. They have two daughters.
Harris Faulkner Children
Faulkner and Tony Berlin are blessed with two beautiful daughters Danika Berlin and Bella Berlin.
Harris Faulkner Career
Faulkner presented Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner in October 2019: Police Emergency, which focused on discussions surrounding current 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.
She has interviewed many remarkable figures, including Sen. John McCain, President Donald Trump, Olympic gold medalist Gabby Douglas, and Cindy McCain, among others throughout her career. In addition, she also covered several global news events, which include, the Sandy Hook mass shooting, the 2016 and 2020 Republican and Democratic National Conventions, the 9/11 terrorist attacks, the death of Whitney Houston, the 2013 government shutdown, the AIDS crisis in South Africa, and the 2005 disappearance of Natalee Holloway.
While at FNC, she was honored to host several 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.
Faulkner, together with 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.
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Faulkner landed the first one-on-one cable news interview with President Donald Trump following the murder of George Floyd in June 2020. The interview was her second with the president, focused on the widespread civil unrest resulting from Floyd’s death in police custody and the president’s stance on civil rights. From the interview, which went viral with praise from both sides of the aisle, Faulkner continued the ongoing conversation about injustice in America during a primetime special entitled Harris Faulkner Presents: The Fight for America.
Moreover, she was named by the WORTH Magazine’s “Groundbreakers” list which honors 50 influential women worldwide for breaking barriers in their industries from her breaking news coverage in 2020 and serving as the only Black woman to anchor two back-to-back cable news programs. In May 2021, Faulkner was honored by Variety’s New York Women’s Impact Report.
At FNC, she has played an integral role in election coverage. Faulkner moderated various voter panels to complement the network’s primetime election special in the 2020 presidential election cycle. Before joining FNC, Faulkner worked 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.
Harris Faulkner Awards
She started her broadcasting 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, she joined KSTP-TV (ABC 5) in Minneapolis, MN, where she worked as an evening anchor; she also hosted The Harris Faulkner Show on FM107 Radio.
Faulkner has won six Emmy Awards for her successful work in broadcast, including the 2004 Emmys for Best Newscaster and Best News Special. Furthermore, she was also honored with the National Headliner Award for Best Newscast for her coverage of Sen. Paul Wellstone’s fatal plane crash in 2003.
Harris Faulkner Books
Additionally, she is behind the book “9 Rules of Engagement: A Military Brat’s Guide to Life and Success.” In her book, Faulkner shares the lessons she experience while growing up in a military family while paying homage to the military ideals that shaped her and showing how everyone can benefit from bringing the wisdom of military service into their lives.
Apart from her career as a journalist, she is a skilled motivational speaker, writer, and philanthropist. After growing up as a “military brat,” Faulkner is actively 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.
In addition, 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. She received the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Lifetime Achievement Award for her humanitarian efforts in 1988.
Harris Faulkner Salary|Net Worth
Faulkner has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Harris Faulkner Social Media Platforms
She is very active on social media platforms and has over 399.6k followers on Twitter, 147k followers on Instagram, and over 268k followers on Facebook.