Bill Hemmer currently serves as co-anchor of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) America's Newsroom (weekdays 9-11AM/ET). Hemmer joined the network in 2005 and is based in New York.
As one of the network’s top breaking news anchors, Hemmer has provided extensive coverage of several major stories, including the Boston Marathon bombing from Boston and the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting from Newtown, CT. He also reported from Haiti on the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake, from Texas on the Fort Hood shooting and from Baton Rouge, LA on the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. Additionally, Hemmer traveled to London in the summer of 2005 to cover the aftermath of the London terrorist attack.
During his tenure at FNC, Hemmer has contributed to the network’s coverage of the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. In addition to monitoring election night results on the signature “Bill Board,” he also reported from the political conventions, and the campaign trail where he interviewed Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2012 and then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008.
Prior to joining FNC, Hemmer was an anchor and correspondent at CNN. While there, he served as co-anchor of American Morning and anchor of both CNN Live Today and CNN Tonight.
A recipient of several awards and honors, including an Emmy Award in 1996, Hemmer began his career as a weekend sports anchor for WCPO-TV (CBS 9) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He earned a B.A. in broadcast journalism from Miami University in Ohio.
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Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 13:28
On today's America's Newsroom, Bill Hemmer shared the story of several Texas children who found themselves being chased out of a pond by an unexpected guest: an 8-foot long, 300-pound...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 12:32
Fox News strategic analyst Lt. Col. Ralph Peters (Ret.) joined Bill Hemmer on America's Newsroom today to discuss the fallout from Malaysia Airlines Flight 17, including a lack of action from...
Tuesday, July 22, 2014 - 11:30
Multiple sources tell Fox News that less than a year before the Benghazi attack, the United States consulate warned the State Department that a militia group rented a space next door.
Monday, July 21, 2014 - 15:50
Today, President Barack Obama presented Staff Sgt. Ryan Pitts with the Medal of Honor for his actions in 2008 during the Battle of Wanat, one of the deadliest engagements of the war in...
Friday, July 18, 2014 - 11:39
America’s United Nations Ambassador Samantha Power spoke at an emergency U.N. Security Council meeting Friday regarding Malaysia Airlines Flight 17 – calling for Russia, Ukraine and...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 11:58
Comcast is now apologizing after a phone call between a subscriber and a customer service representative went viral.
In the conversation (above), recorded by customer Ryan Block, an irate...
Wednesday, July 16, 2014 - 09:21
Rep. Darrell Issa (R-CA) is slamming the White House after it defied a congressional subpoena calling for a top Obama aide to testify.
The White House claims that David Simas has immunity...
Tuesday, July 15, 2014 - 15:51
Today on America’s Newsroom, Bill Hemmer spoke to William La Jeunesse about an unusual occurrence of the pneumonic plague near Denver, Colorado and how people can avoid the feared disease.
Monday, July 14, 2014 - 09:31
Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to return to the active duty roster this week, Fox News has confirmed. According to the Pentagon, he will return to regular duty and be doing administrative...
Friday, July 11, 2014 - 11:07
Should the National Guard be deployed to the Mexican border to help stop the influx of illegal immigrants? That's the debate among lawmakers in Washington, and this morning on America's Newsroom,...
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