Anna Kooiman

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Anna Kooiman serves as anchor and co-host on "Fox & Friends Weekend" and general assignment news reporter for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in New York City.

She previously served as a co-host for FNC's morning program, "Fox & Friends First." Presented weekdays at 5 a.m. ET, the program is an hour-long expansion of "FOX & Friends" and is anchored by a pair of rotating hosts.

Kooiman contributed to FNC's 2015 New Year's Eve special, All-American New Year live from Times Square in New York City alongside The Five co-hosts Kimberly Guilfoyle, Bob Beckel and other FNC personalities.

Before joining FNC, Kooiman hosted "Fox News Rising," a four-hour news and entertainment morning show on WCCB-TV (FOX) in Charlotte, NC. While at WCCB-TV, she reported on local news stories, entertainment, weather, and traffic. Prior to her work at WCCB-TV, Kooiman was a morning news anchor at WNWO-TV (NBC) in Toledo, OH. Her investigative reporting led to the capture of over 100 fugitives.

Kooiman got her start in television at WWAY-TV (ABC) in Wilmington, NC in 2005 where she began as an intern and later became a reporter and anchor. She also served as a sideline reporter for the University of North Carolina-Wilmington's basketball team throughout college.

A graduate of UNC-Wilmington with an honors degree in Communications Studies, she is the recipient of two North Carolina Associated Press Awards for Best Investigative Piece and Best Series.

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