Bret Baier Biography
Bret Baier is an American news anchor he is currently working at Fox News Channel’s Special Report with Bret Baier and is the network’s chief political correspondent. He worked as the Chief White House Correspondent and Pentagon correspondent. He joined the network in 1998 as the first reporter in the Atlanta bureau.
Bret Baier Education
He got his BA degree in political science and English in 1992 at the DePauw University, Greencastle, Indiana.
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Baier began his television career as a reporter for a local station in Rockford, Illinois, before moving to Raleigh, North Carolina’s WRAL-TV, a CBS affiliate. In 1998, he sent Fox News an audition tape and was appointed as the network’s Atlanta bureau head.
He drove from Georgia to Arlington, Virginia, on September 11, 2001, to cover the Pentagon strike. He never returned to the Atlanta office, instead of being assigned to the network’s Pentagon correspondent, where he spent five years and made 11 visits to Afghanistan and 13 excursions to Iraq.
In 2007, he was named Fox News’ White House correspondent, covering George W. Bush’s presidency. In the fall of 2007, he began filling in on Fridays for Brit Hume, the Special Report anchor at the time. Brit Hume anchored his final episode on December 23, 2008, and it was announced that Baier would take over as anchor of Special Report. On January 5, 2009, he hosted his first show as a permanent anchor.
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Baier currently serves as FOX News Channel’s (FNC) anchor and executive editor of Special Report with Bret Baier and chief political anchor of the network. In January 2019, Bret celebrated his 10-year anniversary of anchoring Special Report, the highest-rated cable news program in its timeslot and consistently one of the top five shows in cable news. He joined the network in 1998 as the first reporter in the Atlanta bureau and is now based in Washington, DC.
Throughout his tenure at FNC, Baier has played a role in every major political event since joining the network. Most recently, he co-anchored FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage alongside The Story’s Martha MacCallum, which garnered the highest ratings for election night coverage in cable news history with 14.1 million total viewers.
During the 2020 election season, Baier and MacCallum co-anchored coverage of the 2020 presidential debates with the first 2020 presidential debate being the most-watched in cable news history with nearly 18 million viewers, as well as the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. Baier and MacCallum also moderated a series of presidential election town halls with then-candidates Sen. Bernie Sanders, Julian Castro, Senator Amy Klobuchar, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, and former mayor Michael Bloomberg.
Bret Baier House
Breit placed his Washington, DC Mansion on sell and the starting price was a six-figure sum. The classy house covers 11,000 square feet on four levels and features five bedrooms, four full baths, and two powder rooms. A large entryway and staircase greet visitors as they enter the estate. The doorway is flanked by a living area with high ceilings and a built-in bar.
Bret Baier Salary
Bret earns a yearly salary of $7 Million dollars.
Bret Baier Net worth
Bair has an estimated net worth of $20 million as per his career.
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Bret Baier Age
Bret is currently 52 years old. He was born on 4 August 1970 in Rumson, New Jersey.
Bret Baier Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Bret Baier Family
Baier is born to Bill and Pat Baier. His family is a mix of German and Irish origin.
Bret Baier Wife
Bret is married to Amy Baier in 2004. The couple is blessed with two sons Daniel and paul.