Martha MacCallum was born on the 31st ofJanuary, 1964 in New Jersey. She was born to Elizabeth B. MacCallum and Douglas C. MacCallum Jr. She attended and sat for her high school examinations at Ramapo High School. She did her Bachelor’s degree in Political Science at the St. Lawrence University. She also did study attended a theater school. She is the founder of the Miranda Theater Company that is located in New York. Before she started working as a journalist, Martha MacCallum worked as an associate at the Dow Jones and Company.
She is currently working on the American Fox News Channel as a news anchor. Martha MacCallum joined the Fox News Channel eight years ago. At the moment she is based at the Fox News Channel bureau in New York City. Together with Trace Gallagher, they previously hosted the Live Desk. At the moment together with Bill Hemmer they host the America’s Newsroom. She covered the presidential elections in 2004, 2008 and 2012 and the midterm elections that were held in 2010. Martha MacCallum was also one of the anchors who covered the funeral of the late Pope John Paul II. She has interviewed prominent personalities like John McCain, Governor Chris Christie and General David Petraeus on the Fox News Channel.
Martha MacCallum commenced her job as a journalist as a reporter for the Corporate Finance magazine. She worked as an anchor cum reporter on CNBC before she joined the American Fox News Channel. At CNBC she co-hosted the Morning Call together with Ted David. She also hosted an evening show named Checkpoint that examined the business in various parts of America in relation to war and security. Before hosting these shows, she worked as a contributor for the NBC affiliates and the CNBC World. Martha MacCallum was also the brainchild behind the series called “Inside the Business” that was televised on CNBC. In the year 1996, before she joined CNBC, she worked as a reporter cum anchor for the WBIS-TV and a business and sports network as well. She has also served as n anchor and a business news correspondent for the Wall Street Journal Television. She worked at this station from the year 1991 to 1996.
Martha MacCallum is married to one Daniel John Gregory. They got married on August 22, 1992. They have been blessed with three children; one daughter and two sons. Martha MacCallum lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey together with her family. In the year 2003 and 1997 she was rewarded for her reporting on television and radio.
She most recently co-hosted the coverage of the Royal Wedding. As a news anchor with the Fox News Channel, she has anchored major national and international stories like the 2004 presidential elections and the Hurricane Katrina. She was also able to interview the interview shy former First Lady Laura Bush. She also reported the 2004 Democratic National Convention that was held in Boston ant the Republican Convention that was held in New York.
Martha MacCallum is worth 8 million dollars while her annual salary is seven hundred thousand dollars per year. She generated a large chunk of her net worth as a reporter and news anchor of the Fox News Channel. The Fox News Channel resigned her to a multi-year deal in December 18, 2012. The Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the Fox News Channel announced then that Martha MacCallum would continue serving as the co-host of the America’s Newsroom.
While announcing the deal, the Chief Executive Officer and Chairman Rodgers Ailes said that Martha would continue providing the channel with the unique talent and enthusiasm. The Chairman also appreciated the role Martha had played in the Fox News Channel since she joined that had led to higher ratings during her show. The Chairman also acknowledged her ability of connecting incredibly well with the Fox News Channel viewers during her show. The Chairman added that with the deal extending Martha MacCallum stay at the television channel, the channel would steadily continue enjoying success both nationally and international.
According to the Public Policy Polling, the Fox News channel is the most watched news channel in the United States, thanks to the incredible reporters and anchors like Martha MacCallum. The poll shows that in the past one decade, most of the Americans rely on the Fox News Channel to provide them with news both nationally and internationally.
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