Eric Shawn

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Eric Shawn, a New York-based anchor and senior correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC), joined the network when it launched in 1996. 

Prior to joining FNC, Shawn served as a correspondent for FOX News Edge. He covered numerous breaking news stories, including the Unabomber arrest, the TWA flight 800 crash, the siege in Waco, Texas, the Freeman standoff, the William Kennedy Smith trial,  the 1992 Clinton campaign, as well as the White House. He also served as a war correspondent in the Persian Gulf and Somalia. Shawn also provided daily reports for the 1995 murder trial of O.J. Simpson direct from the courthouse in Los Angeles.

Before that, he was a reporter for WNYW-TV (FOX) in New York beginning in 1989. Prior to that, Shawn was an anchor and reporter at WPIX-TV and WNYC-TV, in New York.

Shawn graduated from Georgetown University with a bachelor of arts degree in  urban studies. He is the author of the book "U.N. Exposed" and was also a correspondent for the FOX Network News magazine, "FOX Files."

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