Martha MacCallum Biography
Martha MacCallum is an American Anchor/Editor/Author working with the Fox News Channel(FNC) team where she serves the station as the anchor and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum. The program airs every weekday at 3 PM/ET. She joined the FNC team in January of 2004 and is based in New York.
Martha MacCallum Date of Birth / Birthday
MacCallum was born on the 31st of January 1964 in Wyckoff, New Jersey, United States. She is 58 years old as of 2021.
Martha MacCallum Measurements/Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.
Martha MacCallum Partner/ Husband
She is married to her husband Daniel J. Gregory. The duo tied knots on the 22nd of August 1992, at St. Elizabeth Church located in Manhattan. Daniel is the vice president of Gregory Packaging Incorporation located in Newark, New Jersey. This company deals with the production of suncup juice and was founded by Gregory’s father, Edward R. Gregory show was served as president till his demise in 1999.
Martha MacCallum Kids/Children
Daniel and Martha are proud parents to their three children, two boys Edward Reed Gregory and Harry MacCallum Gregory, and a girl named Elizabeth Bowes Gregory. Elizabeth was named after MacCallum’s mother. She went on to wish her a happy daughter’s day on her Instagram account on the 26th of September 2021.
Martha MacCallum Relatives/ Family
MacCallum was born and raised in Wyckoff to her parents Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr., her father, and Elizabeth B. Both, her mother. Both her parents are of Caucasian ethnicity. Her father was a manager of IBM in New Jersey whereas her mother was working in sales for Murphy Realty in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. She, unfortunately, passed away on the 14th of April 2013 at the age of 78 years old.
Martha MacCallum Schooling/Education
MacCallum attended Ramapo High School located in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. She later joined St. Lawrence University in the North Country of New York State, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. Additionally, she also studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway. There, she founded the Miranda Theater Company in New York.
Martha MacCallum Fox News
MacCallum works with the FNC team where she serves the station as an anchor and an editor. Being an anchor and the executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum, she focuses on the headlines that are most important to Americans in addition to insights from top newsmakers and analysts.
Previously, she was working as an anchor for The First 100 Days. This is a program that was focusing on the beginning of President Donald Trump’s administration. In addition, she was also previously working as a co-anchor of America’s Newsroom(weekdays 9-11 AM/ET) where she was co-anchoring alongside Bill Hemmer between 2010 and 2017.
Additionally, she has also provided live coverage on Russia’s invasion of Ukraine where she was anchoring a special weekend report as the situation intensified. In her entire tenure with the FNC, she has played a role in every major political event since the 2004 presidential election. Additionally, she co-anchored a one-hour election special entitled, Democracy 2021: Virginia Showdown alongside FNC’s chief political anchor Bret Baier.
This program presented special live coverage of the Virginia and New Jersey gubernatorial races in addition to the New York City mayoral race. In addition, she has also co-anchored FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage with Baier. This is in addition to garnering the highest ratings for an election night cable news history with 14.1 million total viewers. In the election season of the year 2020, she and Baier provided coverage of the presidential debates and their coverage of the first presidential debate. This was the most-watched in cable news history with about 18 million viewers.
Additionally, they also covered the Democratic and Republican National Conventions. During the previous election cycle, the duo moderated a series of presidential election town halls with the then candidates Senator Bernie Sanders, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, former NYC mayor Michael Bloomberg, and Sen. Amy Klobuchar, and former Housing and Urban Development Secretary Julian Castro. Their town hall with former Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders in April of 2019 continues to rank as the highest-rated town hall featuring a 2020 presidential candidate to date. Additionally, their sit-down with former President Donald Trump from the Lincoln Memorial in the month of May 2020 drew about 4 million viewers.
After the 2020 election cycle, she secured a wide-ranging exclusive interview with former Trump Campaign Manager Brad Parscale. This marked his first one-on-one sit-down following his detainment and departing from the campaign. Martha additionally anchored special coverage of Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh’s funeral.
December of 2019 saw him co-anchor FNC’s coverage surrounding the impeachment hearings of President Donald Trump. This also led all broadcasts and cable coverage in the ratings. She additionally helped lead the coverage of the 2018 election which marked the highest-rated midterm election coverage in the ratings. Additionally, she also helped in leading the coverage of the 2018 election which marked the highest-rated mid-term election coverage in cable news history with total viewers. The program also topped all of broadcast cable news according to Nielsen Media Research.
Earlier on in the year, she happened to land an exclusive joint interview with the then-Supreme Court nominee and now-Justice Brett Kavanaugh and his wife, Ashley Estes Kavanaugh. During this interview, where MacCallum received widespread praise, Judge Kavanaugh addressed the multiple allegations of sexual misconduct he was up against.
In the 2016 election season, she co-moderated two Republican presidential debates alongside anchor Bill Hemmer in Des Moines, IA, and Cleveland, Ohio. The latter delivered about 6.1 million viewers and 1.2 million viewers in the 25-54 key demographic. As a part of the network’s political team, she also covered multiple State of the Union addresses, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and earlier in her career, she also served as the lead reporter on its poll data and key voting trends. Additionally, she has also had the privilege of being the lead anchor in London for the 2011 Royal Wedding and the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child in the year 2013.
Since joining the station, she has been able to interview numerous political leaders and newsmakers which include former President Donald Trump, former United Nations Ambassador Nikki Haley, Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch, and former Attorney General William Barr. This is in addition to interviewing General David Petraeus, former Republican presidential candidates former New York Times executive editor Jill Abramson, Senator John McCain, Gov. Mitt Romney, Obama White House press secretary Josh Earnest, former presidential candidate Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA), former New Jersey Governor Chris Christie, former Defense Secretary James Mattis, former First Lady Laura Bush, and former chairwoman of the Democratic National Committee Debbie Wasserman Schultz, among others.
Martha MacCallum Profession
Prior to the FNC station, she was working with the NBC between the years 1997 and 2003 where she held a variety of positions. She was working as a co-anchor of CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David. Additionally, she has also worked as an anchor for CNBC’s Checkpoint. This is an evening program that focuses on the war against terror and the Iraq war. She was also a frequent contributor to The News with Brian Williams, NBC’s Today, and CNBC World, where she also created the series Inside the Business Center. Between the years 1997 and 2003, she was a recipient of the American Women in Radio and Television award for her reporting.
Prior to the CNBC team, she was also working as an anchor and as a reporter for WBIS-TV(ION-31) where she was a sports and business network in New York in the year 1996. Previously, she was also working as a business correspondent at Wall Street Journal Television where she was working as an anchor anchoring The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook, and Business USA between the years 1991 and 1996. MacCallum kick-started her career working as a reporter with Corporate Finance magazine.
Away from her career in television, she is an author of the New York Times bestseller. Unknown Valor: A Story of Family, Courage, and Sacrifice from Pearl Habor to Iwo Jima.
Martha MacCallum Income
MacCallum receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Martha MacCallum Net Worth
Through MacCallum’s career as an Anchor/Editor/Author, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Martha MacCallum forehead
She has often been seen wearing ash on Wednesdays on her forehead. This is a practice done by mostly the Roman Catholic Church as they fast and pray 40 days before the Easter celebrations as they remember the death of Christ.
Who will replace Martha MacCallum?
She is not to be replaced as the Fox News team decided to change the program lineup. Her program, Martha MacCallum’s The Story, was shifted from 7 PM to 3 PM ET.
Where is fox news, Martha MacCallum?/Did Martha MacCallum leave Fox News?
She has not left the Fox News team but rather her program was shifted from 7 PM to 3 PM.
Martha MacCallum Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
MacCallum is active on his social media accounts. He has about 470,000 followers on his Facebook Page, about 716,215 followers on his Twitter account, and around 232,535 followers on his Instagram account.