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Trace Gallagher holds the esteemed position of FOX News Channel’s Chief Breaking News Correspondent. His journey with the network commenced in 1996 when he joined as a correspondent, and he is stationed in Los Angeles.
In this influential role, Gallagher has been at the forefront of reporting on some of the most significant breaking news stories both in the United States and around the globe. His recent noteworthy contributions include leading FOX’s coverage of the college admissions scandal uncovered by Operation Varsity Blues. He has also provided insights on the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. His extensive reporting portfolio encompasses events such as the shooting on Capitol Hill, the tragic incident at the Washington Navy Yard, the sexual harassment charges against former San Diego Mayor Bob Filner, the George Zimmerman murder trial, and the birth of His Royal Highness Prince George of Cambridge, the first child of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Additionally, he has been on the ground to deliver breaking news reports on the Asiana Flight 214 crash at San Francisco Airport, the Boston Marathon bombing, and the heartbreaking shootings at Newtown Elementary School and a movie theater in Aurora, Colorado in 2012.
During his tenure with FNC, Gallagher has covered a multitude of stories, ranging from the ongoing conflicts in the Middle East to the Tōhoku tsunami in Japan and the passing of Michael Jackson. Gallagher also spent five years in New York as the co-anchor of FNC’s The Live Desk, sharing the desk with Martha MacCallum.
Before becoming part of the FNC family, Gallagher contributed his talents as an anchor and reporter at various television stations, including WCPX-TV (CBS 6) in Orlando, FL, KYEL-TV (NBC 13) in Yuma, AZ, KVBC-TV (NBC 3) in Las Vegas, NV, and KTVB-TV (NBC 7) in Boise, Idaho.
Trace Gallagher’s educational background includes a Bachelor of Arts in business from the University of San Diego. You can follow his insights and updates on Twitter.