President Trump canceled his face-to-face summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing threats from the rogue regime.
Bill Hemmer currently serves as co-anchor of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) America's Newsroom (weekdays 9-11AM/ET) alongside Sandra Smith. Hemmer joined the network in 2005 and is based in New York.
As one of the network’s top breaking news anchors, Hemmer has provided extensive live coverage of several major stories throughout his 10+years at FNC. Most recently, Hemmer co-anchored live coverage alongside Shannon Bream of former Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) director James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee. In May 2017, Hemmer also sat down with former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice for a wide-ranging interview.
In 2016, he reported from France on the deadly terrorist attacks in Paris and provided live coverage of Pope Francis’ first visit to the United States by reporting from various locations in New York City and Philadelphia.
Previously, Hemmer reported live on the Boston Marathon bombing in 2013, the 2012 Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting, the aftermath of the 2010 earthquake in Haiti, as well as the Fort Hoodmilitary base shooting in 2009. In 2005, Hemmer traveled to England to cover the repercussion of the London terrorist attack as well as to Baton Rouge, LA to report on Hurricane Katrina relief efforts. Hemmer was also featured inthe special “FOX News Reporting: Timeline of Hurricane Katrina –10thAnniversary,” which took a look back at the damaging storm that centered in the Gulf Coast.
During his tenure at FNC, Hemmer has also contributed to the network’s coverage of the 2008, 2012 and 2016 presidential elections. Recently on March 15th, 2016 during America’s Election Headquarters, FNC’s coverage of the primary races in the seven select states averaged over 5 million viewers, making it the highest-rated primary night in cable news history, according to Nielsen. In August 2015, Hemmer, alongside co-anchor Martha MacCallum moderated the Candidate forum as part of its Republican presidential primary debate coverage in Cleveland, OH. According to Nielsen, the debate averaged 6.1 million in total viewers and 1.2 million viewers in the 25-54 key demographic. Hemmer and MacCallum also co-moderated the 7PM/ET debate on January 28th in Des Moines, IA, just days before the first caucus of the 2016 election.
In addition to monitoring election night results on the signature “Bill Board,” he has also reported from the political conventions, and the campaign trail where he interviewed Then-Republican presidential candidate Mitt Romney in 2012 and then-Senator Barack Obama in 2008. Additionally, Hemmer hosted FNC’s New Year’s Eve coverage live from Time Square in New York City from 2006to 2014.
Prior to joining FNC, Hemmer served as co-anchor of American Morningand anchor of both CNN Live Today and CNN Tonight.
A recipient of several awards and honors, including an Emmy Award in 1996, Hemmer began his career as a weekend sports anchor for WCPO-TV (CBS9) in Cincinnati, Ohio.
He earned a B.A. in broadcast journalism from Miami University in Ohio.
Stories from Bill Hemmer
Mike Huckabee said Special Counsel Robert Mueller's investigation is becoming and "overgrown and outrageous assault on the presidency."
Kellyanne Conway denied Friday that she has been the source of leaks out of the West Wing, calling it a "ridiculous notion."
Special Counsel Robert Mueller must be allowed to finish his investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, Sen. Marco Rubio said on "America's Newsroom."
A conservative speaker says she's seen a growing number of left-leaning college students attending her “Make Campus Great Again” events.
Former Bush speechwriter Marc Thiessen said New York Sen. Charles Schumer displayed "Trump derangement syndrome" when he criticized the way President Trump welcomed back three hostages formerly held by North Korea.
Fox News senior political analyst Brit Hume said Tuesday that the Republican primaries are becoming a competition of which candidate can be the most similar to and supportive of President Donald Trump.
If President Trump challenges a subpoena from Special Counsel Robert Mueller, he will lose in court, Judge Andrew Napolitano said Monday.
A former adviser for President Trump's 2016 campaign said after being interview by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team, "they don't have anything new" pertaining to alleged collusion.
"Saturday Night Live" brought on adult film star Stormy Daniels for a skit that featured Alec Baldwin as President Trump, Ben Stiller as Michael Cohen and Kate McKinnon as Rudy Giuliani.
Gianno Caldwell said Rep. Paul Ryan's (R-Wis.) eventually-reversed decision to dismiss House Chaplain Patrick Conroy may have been caused by "politics in the pulpit."
President Trump talked to reporters Friday morning, calling out the media for ignoring positive stories in the country in favor of coverage of the Russia investigation and Stormy Daniels.