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Bill Hemmer

Bill Hemmer currently serves as co-anchor of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) America's Newsroom (weekdays 9-11AM/ET) and America’s News HQ (weekdays 1-2PM/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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Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 11:57

Some cool video coming to America's Newsroom out of Utah, showing a professional freeride mountain biker's death-defying descent down a canyon. Geoff Gulevich discussed the POV footage, which was...

Thursday, April 17, 2014 - 10:52

Bill Hemmer discussed the escalating tensions in eastern Ukraine with Fox News military analyst Capt. Chuck Nash (Ret.). In an interview with CBS News last night, President Obama said that Russia...

Wednesday, April 16, 2014 - 10:36

Four people are dead and nearly 300 are missing after a ferry sank off the coast of South Korea. Most of the 459 people on board were high school students en route to a tourist island called Jeju...

Monday, April 14, 2014 - 12:05

Stargazers are getting ready for a rare event tonight and early Tuesday, as a total lunar eclipse makes a blood moon visible across much of the United States. The eclipse, which results from...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 13:21

The House Ways and Means Committee, in 23-14 vote, has approved a criminal referral that asks the Justice Department to consider criminal prosecution of ex-IRS official Lois Lerner. 'You...

Wednesday, April 9, 2014 - 12:21

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) had some harsh words yesterday toward Secretary of State John Kerry. McCain told Kerry he is "failing very badly" as secretary of state during the latter's appearance...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 14:50

House Speaker John Boehner sat down with Megyn Kelly Monday night, maintaining that he wants someone to go to jail for the IRS scandal. "Somebody at the IRS violated the law. Whether it was...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 11:12

Lawmakers in Ukraine traded punches during a brawl that broke out during a parliament meeting. Tensions were high after pro-Russian activists seized government buildings in the East. FoxNews...

Tuesday, April 8, 2014 - 09:58

Louisiana Congressman Vance McAllister (R) is in hot water after he was caught on camera locking lips with a staffer. GOP Congressman Trey Radel Resigns After Cocaine Conviction Four...

Monday, April 7, 2014 - 11:46

As Martha MacCallum - a mom of teenagers - pointed out on America's Newsroom: it can be a challenge to get one teenager to do something. Much less 1,400 of them at the same time. And that's...

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