Leland Vittert


Leland Vittert currently serves as a FOX News Channel (FNC) correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He joined the network in 2010.

Vittert reported live on the death of unarmed adult Freddie Gray and the protests that followed in Baltimore, MD.

Previously as a foreign correspondent based in Jerusalem, he has covered on the mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya as well as the Ghouta chemical attack in Syria in 2013. Additionally, Vittert has covered the massive unrest and violent protests from Cairo, Egypt and Benghazi, Libya as well as the on-going tension in the Middle East from the southwestern region in Israel and Jerusalem.   

Prior to joining FNC, Vittert anchored the weekend news at KDVR-TV (FOX 31) in Denver, CO and was a reporter for WFTV-TV (ABC 9) in Orlando, FL. He also worked at other national news stations, including KATV-TV (ABC 7) in Little Rock, AR, KNWA-TV (NBC 50) in Fayetteville, AR, and WMTV-TV (NBC 15) in Madison, WI. He began his reporting career as an intern at KTVI-TV (FOX 2) in St. Louis, MO. 

The recipient of an Emmy nomination in 2006 for his coverage of Officer Bishop's clearing in Orlando, FL, Vittert graduated from Northwestern University with a B.A. in broadcast journalism and spent a year abroad at the London School of Economics.

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