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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.

More Stories from Bill Hemmer

Wednesday, April 23, 2014 - 10:47

The Supreme Court has begun hearing arguments in a case that could dramatically impact the way we watch TV. Major broadcasters, including 21st Century Fox, accuse the internet broadcaster Aereo of...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:45

The Supreme Court, in a 6-2 ruling, has upheld Michigan's ban on using race as a factor in college admissions, saying voters have the right to change state constitution.  Read more...

Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 10:42

Sen. John McCain (R-AZ) sat down with Bill Hemmer this morning to go over the latest developments out of Ukraine. On Tuesday during a visit to Kiev, Vice President Joe Biden announced the U.S. has...

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 13:50

Samson Kipchirchir, a native Kenyan who lives in Mobile, Alabama, talked to Bill Hemmer after completing the Boston Marathon in two hours and 52 minutes. Kipchirchir did not run the race last year...

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 11:53

Two brothers who each lost a leg in the Boston Marathon bombing shared their stories with Bill Hemmer, who's live in Boston today, looking back at the scene of terror that unfolded and their...

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 10:10

Bill Hemmer is reporting live this morning from Boston Common as the Boston Marathon is being run for the first time since last year's bombing. 'All Hell Broke Loose': Hemmer Talks to Two...

Monday, April 21, 2014 - 07:55

Follow all of the updates on the Boston Marathon throughout the day right here on Fox News Insider. Bill Hemmer is live in Boston, while Anna Kooiman will be running in the race. One of...

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...

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