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Co-host of FOX News Channels FOX & Friends As the co-host of “FOX & Friends,” the #1 morning program on cable television, Brian Kilmeade reaches millions of Americans every morning with his unique perspective of the days news events. Fox & Friends is an offbeat morning show that takes a fresh look at the news, sports and weather. Also serving as the networks sports anchor, Kilmeade covers the latest in sports updates and national events.
Kilmeade`s dual role at FOX shows his versatility in reporting the news of the day and interviewing high-profile guests while maintaining the network’s sports coverage. His interviews with Secretary of State Colin Powell and comedian Janeane Garofalo made national headlines.
Kilmeade played a large part in FOX`s coverage of September 11, 2001, as well as Operation Iraqi Freedom, where he reported from Kuwait with the troops. He has contributed live coverage of both the Democratic and Republican Party Conventions.
As the FOX`s sports anchor, Kilmeade was on location at Houston`s Reliant Stadium reporting on Super Bowl XXXVIII and played an integral role in reporting the Kobe Bryant case for the network.
Kilmeade`s first book, “The Games Do Count: America`s Best And Brightest On The Power Of Sports,” examines how sports have influenced the lives of our leaders. With interviews from luminaries ranging from U.S. presidents to powerful CEOs, the book is a motivational look at the positive effect sports has on our lives.
His 2007 follow up book, “It`s How You Play the Game: The Powerful Sports Moments That Taught Lasting Values to American`s Finest,” looks at defining sports moments through the eyes of athletes, CEOs, actors, politicians and historical figures. Whether it`s learning how to get along with others, to never give up, to be gracious in victory and defeat, or even knowing when to throw in the towel, Kilmeade`s interviewees explain how the discipline and rules they learned on the field prepared them to handle life and overcome adversity with dignity and sportsmanship. Drawing from his books, Kilmeade`s inspiring presentation is a unique perspective on sports, leadership and teamwork.