Not many broadcasters can say they are on the air for 6 hours a day, 5 days a week, but that is exactly what Brian Kilmeade has been doing since 2006. After joining Fox News in 1997, he was soon named co-host of Fox & Friends, where he still thrives today. The show powered its way to the top spot in morning cable TV in 2000 and remains there to this day. After Fox & Friends from 5 – 8AM CT. Kilmeade has the privilege of hosting his nationally syndicated radio show, “The Brian Kilmeade Show” on Fox News Talk from 8am-11am. The show just cracked the top ten as one of the most powerful on radio by “Talkers Magazine”.
Brian has written 6 books, 5 New York Times best sellers: ”The Games Do Count”, “It’s How You Play the Game” and more recently, “George Washington’s Secret Six”, “Thomas Jefferson and the Tripoli Pirates,” “Andrew Jackson and the Miracle of New Orleans,” and “Sam Houston and the Alamo Avengers”. Combining all sales the books have been bought by over 2.5 million readers around the world and counting.
Prior to joining FNC, Kilmeade was an anchor/reporter on NEWSPORT TV. While in Los Angeles, he was an anchor on KHSC-TV and a host on all sports radio’s XTRA AM690. His duties on XTRA included co-hosting The Jim Brown Show where he struck up a friendship that still flourishes today. One of his first jobs was as a correspondent on Channel One, a daily national high school television news program. Along the way, he also managed to fit in 10 years of stand-up comedy experience.
He currently resides in Massapequa, NY where he grew up with his wife and 3 kids. When he is not working, you can often catch him on the soccer field watching or coaching. He graduated from LIU-CW Post with a BA in Communications specialization in Political Science in 1986 where he also played soccer.