Bret Baier currently serves as FOX News Channel’s (FNC) chief political anchor and anchor of Special Report with Bret Baier (weeknights at 6-7PM/ET), the highest-rated cable news program in its timeslot and consistently one of the top five shows in cable news.
Based in Washington, DC, he joined the network in 1998 as the first reporter in the Atlanta bureau. Most recently, Baier contributed to FNC’s live coverage of the United States and North Korea summit that took place in Singapore. Following the summit, Baier sat down with President Donald Trump on Air Force One for a wide-ranging interview, his first interview with the president in nearly 600 days. During his tenure at the network, Baier has anchored more than two dozen political specials on FNC, reported from Iraq 12 times and Afghanistan 13 times, traveled the world with various administrations and military officials and reported from 74 countries. In 2017, Baier was awarded the 2017 Sol Taishoff Award for Excellence in Broadcast Journalism.