17 Facts About Bill Hemmer


William G Hemmer was born on November 14,1964 and is an American journalist, currently the co-anchor of America's Newsroom on the Fox News Channel, based in New York City.


Bill Hemmer is the middle child and second son of the Hemmers' five children.


Bill Hemmer holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcast journalism from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio.


Bill Hemmer started in sports production at WLWT-TV in the mid-1980s where he realized his passion for live television.


At age 26, Bill Hemmer took a nearly year-long hiatus from WCPO-TV to backpack around the world.


Bill Hemmer worked at CNN from 1995 to 2005, hosting a number of programs, including American Morning, CNN Tonight, CNN Early Edition, CNN Morning News, and CNN Live Today with co-anchor Daryn Kagan.


In May 2001, Bill Hemmer played an instrumental role in the network's coverage of the Timothy McVeigh execution, reporting from Terre Haute, Indiana, where McVeigh was put to death for his part in the Oklahoma City bombing.


Bill Hemmer reported from World Trade Center site in New York City for a month in the aftermath of the attacks of September 11,2001 and from Khandahar, Afghanistan during the buildup of American forces in the early days of The War on Terror.


In 2003, Bill Hemmer traveled to Kuwait to report on escalating tensions in Iraq and remained on-site to cover Operation Iraqi Freedom when the war began.


Bill Hemmer spent more than a month covering the crisis in Kosovo, where he reported on the aerial bombing missions from Aviano Air Base in Italy, the refugee crisis from Skopje, Macedonia, and on the latest NATO developments from Brussels.


Bill Hemmer participated in the network's coverage of Hurricane Katrina and Hurricane Rita.


Bill Hemmer was the network's lead reporter and anchor from the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, as well as the site of the Boston Marathon bombing in April 2013.


In July 2018, Bill Hemmer traveled to Helsinki, Finland, to report on President Trump's summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.


In 2019, Bill Hemmer covered February's nuclear summit between President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un from Hanoi, Vietnam, concluding that assignment at the DMZ in South Korea.


Bill Hemmer is Roman Catholic and is a supporter of Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans of America.


In 2008, Bill Hemmer was the honorary chair of the Ohio River Valley chapter for the arthritis walk.


Also in 2013, Bill Hemmer was the recipient of the Elder High School Professional Distinction award.