Harris Kimberley Faulkner
October 13, 1965
|Education||University of California, Santa Barbara (B.A.)|
|Occupation||Television presenter and news anchor|
|Employer||Fox Entertainment Group|
Harris Kimberley Faulkner (born October 13, 1965) is an American newscaster, and television host for Fox News Channel. Faulkner joined Fox News Channel in 2005, where she anchors a daily daytime show The Faulkner Focus which began airing in 2021 as part as the new line up as well in addition to hosting Outnumbered. Faulkner also hosts her own prime time political franchise called Town Hall America with Harris Faulkner. She has received six Emmy Awards including the awards in 2005 for Best Newscaster and Best News Special.
Faulkner was born on October 13, 1965 at Fort McPherson in Atlanta, Georgia. Her father, retired Lieutenant Colonel Bob Harris, a United States Army officer and Army Aviator, was stationed at the base and had served three tours in Vietnam. Faulkner lived in different places as a child, including Stuttgart in West Germany.
Faulkner attended the University of California, Santa Barbara, and graduated with a B.A. in mass communications.
Faulkner's start was with LA Weekly, where she contributed as a freelance business writer for $50 per article. Faulkner started her television career with an internship at KCOP-TV in Los Angeles, doing small tasks, then moved to Greenville, North Carolina, to work as a reporter and anchor at WNCT-TV.
From 1992 to 2000, Faulkner worked for Kansas City's WDAF-TV as an evening anchor. While in Kansas City, Faulkner was the victim of harassment and stalking by a former acquaintance who followed her from North Carolina.
Faulkner's next stop was at KSTP-TV in Minneapolis–Saint Paul, where she served as part of an evening anchor team. She left the station in July 2004.
Faulkner joined Fox News in 2005. She was a correspondent for the 2005 revival of A Current Affair until its cancellation in October of 2005.
Faulkner anchored her first solo network newscast Fox Report Weekend from 2011-2017. In addition to Midterm Election coverage 2018, Faulkner has substitute-anchored for Shepard Smith Shepard Smith Reporting and for Martha MacCallum The Story. She also made frequent guest appearances on the night satire show Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld, prior to the departure of Gutfeld from that show.
In April 2014, Faulkner began working as one of the co-hosts on the daytime Fox News show Outnumbered. In 2017, she became the anchor of Outnumbered Overtime, which has more of a hard news format rather than a discussion format. In early 2021 she started her new show called The Faulkner Focus.
While at ABC's Minneapolis affiliate KSTP, Faulkner received four regional Emmy Awards, including Best Anchor three years in a row (2002, 2003, and 2004) and for anchoring a news special, "Eyewitness to War."  In 1998 she was awarded the Amelia Earhart Pioneering Lifetime Achievement Award for her humanitarian efforts.
Faulkner married former WCCO-TV reporter Tony Berlin in 2003 and they have two daughters.
In September 2015, Faulkner sued toy manufacturer Hasbro for $5 million, claiming a plastic toy hamster in its Littlest Pet Shop line was an unauthorized use of her name and likeness. In October 2016, Faulkner settled her suit with Hasbro and company ceased producing the toy hamster.
Harris Kimberley Faulkner was born in October 1965 on an Army base in Atlanta, Georgia. Her father, a pilot, served three times in Vietnam.