"Catherine Herridge is a national correspondent for FOX News covering homeland security, the Department of Justice and the intelligence community. Previously, she served as a general field reporter for FOX Broadcasting Network's newsmagazine, ""The Pulse,"" anchored by FOX News' Shepard Smith.
In 2007, Herridge broke news with major developments on the Fort Dix terror investigation; she was the first reporter to confirm that three of the six suspects had entered the U.S. illegally as children. She also played a key role in FNC's coverage of the Virginia Tech Massacres by obtaining the first photos of killer Seung-Hui Cho from federal sources. In January 2004, she provided extensive coverage of the Democratic presidential elections, reporting live from Manchester during the New Hampshire primary. In 2003, Herridge covered the latest news and information on homeland security during Operation Iraqi Freedom. She also provided viewers with interviews with key newsmakers, including an exclusive interview with Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge.
In 2000, Herridge followed Hillary Rodham Clinton's campaign for the Senate, reporting between New York and Washington, DC. In 1998, she was a New York-based correspondent for the FOX Broadcasting Network newsmagazine, ""Fox Files,"" and was responsible for investigating health concerns such as Medicare fraud, prescription drug abuse and child prostitution.
Herridge joined FOX News in 1996 as a London-based correspondent, covering ethnic conflicts in the former Yugoslavia, the Northern Ireland peace agreement, the Iraqi missile crisis and the investigation into Princess Diana's death. Before joining FOX News, Herridge served as a London-based correspondent for ABC News.
Herridge has received numerous awards for her work in journalism, including a Bronze World Medal from the New York Festivals, honoring excellence in communications media.
Herridge earned a Bachelor's degree from Harvard College and a Master's degree in journalism from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.