Steve Doocy


Steve Doocy

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birth_place = Algona, Iowa, U.S.
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occupation = Co-host of "Fox & Friends"
(Fox News Channel) Commentator, author, journalist, television personality.
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Stephen James Doocy (October 19, 1956) is a American television personality and "New York Times" best-selling author.

Early life

Doocy was born in Algona, Iowa, and was raised in Kansas. He attended Kansas grade schools in Russell, Salina, and Industry. He went to junior high in Wakefield and high school in Clay Center, Kansas. He graduated from the University of Kansas in Lawrence, with a B.A. in journalism.

Career

Currently, Doocy is the host of Fox News Channel's "Fox & Friends".

Prior to joining the Fox News Channel, Doocy anchored the morning newscast on CBS-TV's flagship station WCBS-TV in New York City. Previously, he was the co-host of "Wake Up America" on NBC cable, the host of NBC’s nationally syndicated program "House Party with Steve Doocy", a remake of the 1960s Art Linkletter show, and the host of "Not Just News" on Fox. For six years, Doocy was the feature story reporter for WRC, in Washington, D.C., and the NBC Television Stations division. His early television jobs included news reporter positions in Kansas City, Wichita, Topeka, and Des Moines.

Doocy was the live Times Square reporter on "Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin Eve" on ABC-TV for four ball drops and in 2004 co-hosted Fox News Channel's "All American New Year".

In October 2006, Doocy's first book, "The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook", a book about marriage and family life, became a "New York Times" best-seller. It was published by William Morrow, a division of HarperCollins.

Personal life

Doocy lives in Wyckoff, New Jersey, with his wife, Kathy Gerrity, and their three children, Peter (21), a student at Villanova University, Mary (18), and Sally (15). He is a practicing Roman Catholic and is a lector in his local parish. He is a member of the Knights of Columbus of Bergen County, New Jersey.

References

External links

* [http://www.foxnews.com/story/0,2933,1233,00.html Steve Doocy's Bio on foxnews.com]
* [http://www.happyhandbook.com/ Steve Doocy's book, The Mr. and Mrs. Happy Handbook]


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