Who is Martha MacCallum?
Martha MacCallum is an American journalist working as a news host for Fox News. She is the host, anchor, and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum during weekdays at 3 p.m ET. MacCallum focuses on the most relevant headlines for Americans, with analysis from prominent newsmakers and commentators. She joined the station in January 2004 and she has played a role in every major political event since then.
Martha MacCallum Age
MacCallum is 58 years old. She was born on January 31, 1964, in Wyckoff, New Jersey, USA.
Martha MacCallum Height
MacCallum stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Martha MacCallum Family
MacCallum was born and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey by her parents Elizabeth B. and Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr. However, she has not stated whether she has siblings or not.
Martha MacCallum Husband
MacCallum is married to Dan Gregory. They got married on 22nd August 1992 at St. Elizabeth Church, Manhattan in the presence of her family and close friends.
Martha MacCallum Children
MacCallum and her husband have three children together namely, Edward Reed Gregory, Elizabeth Bowes Gregory, and Harry MacCallum Gregory.
Martha MacCallum Education
MacCallum graduated from Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. She studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway and she holds a bachelor’s degree in political science from St. Lawrence University in the North Country of New York State.
Martha MacCallum Salary
MacCallum earns an annual salary of $700 k as of 2022. She works as the host, anchor, and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum during weekdays at 3 p.m ET.
Martha MacCallum Net Worth
MacCallum has a net worth of $8 million. She has earned this figure from her successful journalism career.
Martha MacCallum Fox News Career
MacCallum is the host, anchor, and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum during weekdays at 3 p.m ET. She focuses on the most relevant headlines for Americans, with analysis from prominent newsmakers and commentators. MacCallum formerly hosted The First 100 Days, which covered the start of President Donald Trump’s administration, and before joining the primetime roster, she co-anchored America’s Newsroom with Bill Hemmer from 2010 until 2017.
MacCallum has been a part of every significant political event since the 2004 presidential election throughout her time at the network. Most recently, MacCallum co-anchored FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage with FNC’s top political anchor Bret Baier, which received the highest rankings for an election night in cable news history, with 14.1 million total viewers.
During the 2016 election period, MacCallum co-moderated two Republican presidential primary debates in Des Moines, Iowa, and Cleveland, Ohio, with the latter attracting 6.1 million views and 1.2 million people in the 25-54 demographic.
She has also covered many State of the Union speeches, the 75th anniversary of D-Day, and early in her career, worked as the main reporter on exit poll data and important voting trends as part of the network’s political team. She also served as FNC’s lead anchor in London for the Royal Wedding in 2011 and the birth of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge’s first child in 2013.
Martha MacCallum Career before Fox News
From 1991 through 1996, she worked at Wall Street Journal Television as a business news journalist and anchor for The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook, and Business USA. She became an anchor and reporter for WBIS-TV, short-lived sports and business channel in New York, in 1996. MacCallum then worked as a reporter and anchor for NBC as well as CNBC.
Before being appointed to co-anchor CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David, she often participated in The News with Brian Williams, Today, NBC affiliate news programs, and CNBC World. She also featured on Checkpoint, a late-night show that focused on homeland security as well as the War on Terror. For Business Center, a former CNBC broadcast, MacCallum produced the series “Inside the Business.”
Martha MacCallum Political Party
Throughout her career, MacCallum has not stated the political party that she supports. She respects her work as a journalist and moderates interviews with top analysts from different political parties.
Martha MacCallum Last Night on Fox
‘The Story’ show was renamed The Story with Martha MacCallum on April 28, 2017. By the end of 2020, startup Newsmax had surpassed MacCallum and Fox in the ratings. On January 11, her show “The Story” was downgraded from the premier 7 p.m. ET time slot to the 3 p.m. ET time slot.
Jesse Watters of Fox News has been chosen the network’s permanent anchor for its 7 p.m. EST time slot, the network said Monday 10th January 2022. He takes over for Martha MacCallum, the hour’s final full-time anchor. MacCallum presented “The Story” for a year before switching to a midday slot.
What happened to Margaret Mccallum?
In early January 2021, Martha’s The Story was moved from its 7 p.m. time slot to 3 p.m. ET, according to Fox News. The network also announced the start of Fox News Primetime, a new show in the nighttime slot. The new show has a rotating cast of guest hosts.
Where did Martha MacCallum go to college?
MacCallum attended St. Lawrence University in the North Country of New York State where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in political science.
Why did Fox move Martha MacCallum?
The network announced in mid-January that it was shifting MacCallum from 7 p.m. to 3 p.m. and converting the daily 7 p.m. hour into an opinion hour with the introduction of a new show called Fox News Primetime. However, many experts believe this was done in part due to rating concerns.
Who is Martha MacCallum’s son?
MacCallum has three children, two sons, and a daughter. The sons are Edward Reed Gregory and Harry MacCallum Gregory.