Megyn Kelly currently anchors America Live, a daytime news program on Fox News Channel which launched in February.
She previously co-anchored America's Newsroom with Bill Hemmer, and appears weekly on The O'Reilly Factor in a segment entitled “The Kelly File.”
Throughout her tenure with Fox, Kelly has covered breaking news and has reported live from numerous major events. During the 2008 election season, she covered the Democratic National Convention live from Denver and the Republican National Convention live from St. Paul.
She also reported live from Blacksburg, Virginia after the 2007 Virginia Tech campus massacre, and from Huntington, Utah as rescue efforts were underway for six trapped miners.
Kelly notably covered the Duke University rape case involving three of the school's lacrosse players. Reporting from Durham, North Carolina, she broke new details that would ultimately help exonerate the defendants.
Kelly joined Fox in 2004. Prior to her anchor role, she served as a general assignment reporter based in Washington, where she provided wall-to-wall coverage of the confirmation hearings for U.S. Supreme Court Justice Samuel A. Alito Jr. and Chief Justice John Roberts.
She also reported on the retirement of Justice Sandra Day O’Connor and the death of Chief Justice William H. Rehnquist, as well as the indictments of Scooter Libby and Tom Delay.
Before joining Fox, Kelly served as a general assignment reporter for ABC News affiliate WJLA-TV in Washington. During her tenure at WJLA, Kelly covered national and local stories of interest, including the 2004 presidential race and the D.C. sniper cases.
Previously, Kelly practiced law as a corporate litigator. She earned her BA degree in political science from Syracuse University and a JD from Albany Law School, where she also served as editor of the Albany Law Review.
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