This article will answer every question you have about Bret Baier. Below are some of the frequently asked questions about him.
- What does Bret Baier do for a living?
- Who are Bret Baier’s parents and siblings?
- What are Baier’s interests and hobbies?
- Is Bret married or does he have a girlfriend?
- Does Bret Baier have any children?
- Where is Baier now?
- How tall is Bret Baier?
- How much money does Bret Baier earn?
- What is Bret Baier’s net worth?
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Who is Bret Baier?
Bret Baier is the host of Special Report with Bret Baier on the Fox News Channel and the chief political correspondent for Fox. He previously worked as the network’s Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent.
Bret Baier’s Career
Baier began his television career with a local station in Rockford, Illinois, before joining WRAL-TV, then CBS affiliate in Raleigh, North Carolina. He sent an audition tape to Fox News in 1998 and was hired as the network’s Atlanta bureau chief. On September 11, 2001, he drove from Georgia to Arlington, Virginia, to cover the attack on the Pentagon. He never returned to the Atlanta bureau and was instead tapped as the network’s Pentagon correspondent, remaining at the post for five years and taking 11 trips to Afghanistan and 13 trips to Iraq.
He was named Fox News’s White House correspondent in 2007, covering the administration of George W. Bush. In the fall of 2007, he began substituting for Brit Hume, then the anchor of Special Report, on Fridays. On December 23, 2008, Brit Hume anchored his final show and announced Baier would replace him as anchor of Special Report. He hosted his first show as a permanent anchor on January 5, 2009.
A Freedom of Information Act request filed to investigate anti-Fox News bias in the Barack Obama administration revealed an internal email written by Deputy White House Communications Director, Jen Psaki, dated October 23, 2009, that referred to Baier as a “lunatic.” Psaki, who sent the email, later apologized to Baier.
- 2016 Kenneth Y. Tomlinson Award for Outstanding Journalism, Robert Novak Journalism Fellowship Program
- 2017 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism, National Press Foundation
- 2018 Urbino Press Award, Municipality of Urbino
How Old is Bret Baier?
Baier was born on August 4, 1970, in Rumson, New Jersey.
Bret Baier‘s Family
Who are Bret Baier’s parents?
Baier was born in Rumson, New Jersey to a family of mixed German and Irish origins.
Does Bret Baier have siblings?
Baier does not have any siblings.
Bret Baier‘s Education
Baier attended Marist School, a private Roman Catholic high school in Atlanta, Georgia, graduating in 1988. Baier then attended DePauw University in Greencastle, Indiana, graduating in 1992 with a BA degree in political science and English. At DePauw, he became a member of the Xi Chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity.
Bret Baier‘s wife
Baier married Amy Baier.
Bret Baier‘s Children – Kids
Baier has two sons named Daniel and Paul Baier.
Bret Baier’s Net Worth
Baier has an estimated net worth of $7 million.
Baier’s height is 5 ft 10 in tall.