Rich Edson
Born (1981-08-02) August 2, 1981 (age 42)
EducationRutgers University (BA)
Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism (MS)
Cheryl Cappiello
(m. 2008; div. 2014)

Rich Edson (born August 2, 1981, in Ridgewood, New Jersey) is the State Department Correspondent for Fox News Channel and a former Washington Correspondent for Fox Business Network.[1]

He holds a Master of Science in journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York, New York and a dual degree in history and journalism from Rutgers College of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey. During his college years, Edson announced Rutgers sports on WRSU-FM and interned for Saturday Night Live. Edson grew up in Dumont, New Jersey[2] and attended Dumont High School, where he met his future wife as a member of the marchingband.[3]


  1. ^ "Rich Edson Goes from Fox Biz to Fox News". TVNewser. March 12, 2015. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  2. ^ "Not Your Average Newsie: Dumont native Rich Edson of FOX Business Network is one of D.C.'s funniest journalists". (201) Magazine. January 8, 2014. Archived from the original on April 28, 2015. Retrieved April 27, 2015.
  3. ^ Staff "Cheryl Cappiello and Rich Edson", The New York Times, July 20, 2008. Accessed June 19, 2022. "Ms. Cappiello and Mr. Edson met in 1995 as members of the Dumont High School marching band. She was starting her senior year; he was a freshman."