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Anna Kooiman

Anna Kooiman serves as a general assignment news reporter for Fox News Channel (FNC) based in New York City. Kooiman joined the network in 2011 and reports regularly on FNC's "FOX & Friends."

She previously served as a co-host for FNC's morning program, "Fox & Friends First." Presented weekdays at 5 a.m. ET, the program is an hour-long expansion of "FOX & Friends" and is anchored by a pair of rotating hosts.

Before joining FNC, Kooiman hosted "Fox News Rising," a four-hour news and entertainment morning show on WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte, NC. While at WCCB-TV, she reported on local news stories, entertainment, weather, and traffic. Prior to her work at WCCB-TV, Kooiman was a morning news anchor at WNWO-TV (NBC) in Toledo, OH. Her investigative reporting led to the capture of over 100 fugitives.

Kooiman got her start in television at WWAY-TV (ABC) in Wilmington, NC in 2005 where she began as an intern and later became a reporter and anchor. She also served as a sideline reporter for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington's basketball team throughout college.

A graduate of UNC-Wilmington with an honors degree in Communications Studies, she is the recipient of two North Carolina Associated Press Awards for Best Investigative Piece and Best Series.

More Stories from Anna Kooiman

Wednesday, July 30, 2014 - 10:18

It seems like a trend is emerging in the form of authorities going after parents. For instance, in a new case out of Florida a mother was arrested on a felony charge after she let her 7-year-old...

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 10:33

Six governors of non-border states are demanding answers from the Obama administration on the illegal immigration crisis. The governors sent a letter to the White House, which reads, “We are...

Saturday, July 26, 2014 - 09:00

The State Department has ordered American staffers at the U.S. embassy in Libya to be evacuated over intensified clashes between militias in Tripoli. Read more from "...

Friday, July 11, 2014 - 10:36

Country star Scotty McCreery rocked the stage at the All-American Summer Concert Series this morning, performing live outside the Fox News headquarters. Watch above as the 2011 "American...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 13:38

The image above is not an illusion – this cat was born this way! Venus the Amazing Chimera cat has a two-toned face with different colored eyes. The cat and her owner, Christina,...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 09:10

An awesome story on Fox and Friends this morning as a video of a two-year-old boy's first steps on prosthetics has been going viral. Kayden Kinckle and his parents sat down with Anna Kooiman (...

Wednesday, July 9, 2014 - 07:40

A West Virginia military wife and mom of three is speaking out after finding herself on the receiving end of some ugly attacks on social media for her conservative beliefs. ‘Halt an...

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 11:27

Ed Klein, author of the new book "Blood Feud," returned to Fox and Friends this morning to explain why he thinks President Obama may be getting ready to support Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) in...

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 10:31

A swimmer was attacked by a great white shark off of Manhattan Beach in southern California on Saturday and some incredible video of the incident was shown this morning on Fox and Friends...

Monday, July 7, 2014 - 08:44

A North Carolina mother's attempt to re-create the image from the famous 1950s Coppertone ads did not go over well on Facebook. She was banned for 24 hours and faced the prospect of a lifetime ban...


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