Dedicated patriots at the crack of dawn on Sunday raced to the top of New York City’s One World Trade Center, climbing about 104 stories to honor our nation’s first responders.
Leland Vittert currently serves as a correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in Washington, D.C., and co-anchor of America’s News Headquarters (Saturdays at 12PM/ET, Sundays at 1PM/ET). Vittert joined the network in 2010.
Most recently in September 2017, Vittert presented an exclusive interview with then-Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price, where Price made news that he would halt taxpayer-funded travel on private jets until an internal review was completed.
Throughout his tenure, Vittert has reported live on top stories including the death of unarmed adult Freddie Gray and the protests that followed in Baltimore, MD. Previously, as a foreign correspondent for the network based in Jerusalem, he covered top international stories including the mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya, the Ghouta chemical attack in Syria in 2013 and the massive unrest and violent protests from Cairo, Egypt and Benghazi, Libya. Additionally, he reported live on 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.
Stories from Leland Vittert
Tubman, an African-American abolitionist who escaped slavery and helped rescue others, will be the first woman to grace modern U.S. paper currency.
Footage shows crowds standing in the middle of the road with signs saying “Dump Trump” and “Shut Down Trump.”
Naghmeh Abedini said that when she learned of her husband, Christian pastor Saeed Abedini's release, "I couldn't stop my tears."
A suspect is in police custody following an hours-long shooting standoff at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado Springs, where at least one police officer and two civilians were killed Friday.
A bank in Hawaii is blaming a computer glitch for giving its customers quite a surprise on their bank statements.
On "America's News HQ," Republican candidate Senator Rand Paul said "We stand in solidarity with the French people and we stand against barbarism."
A YouTube star generated a fierce backlash after posting a video in which she claimed that fat should be "shamed."
The former Navy SEAL who killed Usama bin Laden heaped praise on the three Americans who acted heroically Friday to stop a terrorist gunman on a train in France.
One motorcycle club hit the road to help the family of one of the five servicemen killed in the Chattanooga attack.
One veteran shared his inspirational story about the healing power of yoga with Leland Vittert.
Former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee joined Leland Vittert on "America's News Headquarters" to discuss a variety of topics, including the 2016 presidential election and the Iran nuclear deal.