Ainsley Earhardt currently serves a co-host of Fox News Channel’s (FNC) Fox & Friends (weekdays 6-9AM/ET) alongside Steve Doocy and Brian Kilmeade. She joined the network in 2007 and is based in New York.
Most recently, Earhardt served as a co-host of Fox & Friends First (weekdays 5-6AM/ET) where she provided live coverage of Pope Francis’ most recent visit to New York City, the shooting at the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, SC and the Fort Hood military base massacre. She also reported on the mass shootings at two of Chattanooga, Tennessee’s military installations, the Veterans Affairs hospital investigation in Phoenix, AZ and the murder investigation involving the New England Patriot’s Aaron Hernandez.
Since 2014, Earhardt has traveled down to Panama City Beach, FL to cover spring break for segments on Hannity (weekdays 10 PM/ET). Additionally, she also contributed to FNC’s New Year’s Eve special, All-American New Year live from Times Square in New York City in 2014.
While at FNC, Earhardt has reported on many high-profile news stories including the arrest of kidnapper Ariel Castro in Cleveland, OH, the fatal 2013 EF5 tornado in Moore, OK, the death of actor James Gandolfini, the 2010 Deepwater Horizon oil spill and the 8.0-magnitude earthquake in China.
She has also provided the network with overnight breaking news cut-ins and has been a fill-in co-host for both Fox & Friends and Fox & Friends Weekend. In addition to this, Earhardt has covered the 2008, 2012 and 2016 elections for the network.
Prior to joining FNC, she served as an anchor for KENS-TV (CBS 5) in San Antonio, Texas and WLTX-TV (CBS 19) in Columbia, SC, where she was named “Best Personality of the Year” in Columbia Metropolitan Magazine.
Earhardt graduated from the University of South Carolina with a B.A. in journalism.