Rob Schmitt

Rob Schmitt

Rob Schmitt is the co-host of "Fox & Friends First," weekdays from 5:00-6:00am ET on Fox News Channel (FNC).

Schmitt joined the network in June 2016 as a weekend news anchor and general assignment reporter.

Prior to joining FNC, he was an anchor for WNBC-TV (NBC 4) in New York, helming the 12 Noon News while also contributing reports to the 5 and 6pm newscasts. Before joining WNBC, Schmitt worked as an anchor and reporter for CBS2/KCAL9 (CBS) in Los Angeles and began his career at WPLG-TV (ABC) in Miami.

A native of Indiana, Schmitt received a B.A. from the Ernie Pyle School of Journalism at Indiana University.

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