Faulkner joined FNC in 2005 as a correspondent and prime-time news break anchor. Prior to joining FNC, she served as correspondent for "A Current Affair." In 2005, Faulkner served as a substitute host for "The Nancy Grace Show" on CNN Headline News.
Prior to that she worked as the primary evening anchor on KSTP-TV and also hosted "The Harris Faulkner Show" on FM107 in Minneapolis, Minnesota. From 1993 to 2000, Faulkner was the primary evening anchor for FOX 4 News in Kansas City. She began her television career at WNCT-TV as an anchor and reporter in Greenville, North Carolina. Faulkner has received six Emmy Awards including the 2004 Emmy for Best Newscaster and Best News Special. In 1998 she received the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Lifetime Achievement Award for her humanitarian efforts.
As a graduate from the University of California at Santa Barbara with a degree in mass communications, Faulkner spends her free time as a motivational speaker and working for various charitable causes. Faulkner and her husband are raising two daughters.