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Encyclopedia > Martha MacCallum
Martha MacCallum

Martha Bowes MacCallum is a news anchor on Fox News Channel. She joined the network in 2004, and is based in the New York City bureau. Currently, she hosts The Live Desk at 1:00 p.m. ET. Image File history File links Maccallum. ... Image File history File links Maccallum. ... The Fox News Channel (FNC) is a United States-based cable and satellite news channel. ... 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Nickname: Big Apple, Gotham, NYC Location in the state of New York Coordinates: Country United States State New York Boroughs The Bronx Brooklyn Manhattan Queens Staten Island Settled 1613  - Mayor Michael Bloomberg (R) Area    - City 1,214. ... The Live Desk is a future American news/talk program on the Fox News Channel. ...

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Career

MacCallum began her career as a reporter for Corporate Finance magazine. Before Fox, MacCallum was an anchor/reporter on CNBC's Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David in addition to Checkpoint, an evening show which examined the business side of security and war. Prior to those shows, she frequently contributed to The News with Brian Williams, Today, NBC affiliates, and CNBC World. In addition, MacCallum also created the series "Inside the Business" for Business Center, a past show on CNBC. CNBC (an abbrevation for the Consumer News and Business Channel, its official name until 1991) is a group of cable and satellite television Business news channels from the U.S., owned and operated by NBC Universal. ... Morning Call is an American TV business program on CNBC with Liz Claman. ... The News with Brian Williams, which debuted on July 15, 1996 (coincidentally the day MSNBC first signed on the air), was the former flagship signature news broadcast on both MSNBC and CNBC. Anchor Brian Williams gained respect through this broadcast. ... Today, commonly referred to as The Today Show to avoid ambiguity, is an American morning news and talk show airing weekday mornings on the NBC television network. ... The National Broadcasting Company, or NBC, is an American network with literally hundreds of affiliates. ... CNBC World is a business news channel operated in the United States by NBC Universal and Dow Jones. ...


Before CNBC, MacCallum was an anchor & reporter for WBIS-TV, a sports and business network in New York, in 1996. Prior to that, she was at Wall Street Journal Television where she served as a business news correspondent and anchor for The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook and Business USA from 1991 to 1996. 1996 (MCMXCVI) was a leap year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar, and was designated the International Year for the Eradication of Poverty. ... 1991 (MCMXCI) was a common year starting on Tuesday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Women's Issues

MacCallum wrote a column titled "Have Fun Girls" commenting on the murder of Imette St. Guillen. In it she sympathizes with young women saying "I was young and foolish once...I remember staying out too late. I even remember closing a few bars." She continued on saying, "We all do stupid things now and then when we are finding our way in the world." She urged young women to be careful, aware, and responsible. Imette St. ...


When porn star Savanna Samson sought to expand her resume of sex work to include wine-making, Martha said "good for her." Samson's wine received praise from taste testers and wine experts.


Age Fabrication

Martha MacCallum has often misrepresented her age in various interviews. She has claimed to be in her early thirties when she was 37. In an interview in 2005, she claimed to be thirty-something when she was in fact forty-something. [1] The false ages can be seen in the interviews with USA Weekend and Virginia Rohan below in the links section.


Personal life

Martha was born and raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. She referred to the town as being "country" in her Fox Fans video. MacCallum earned a bachelor's degree from St. Lawrence University. She currently lives in Ridgewood, New Jersey. She is married and has chosen not to adopt her husband, Daniel Gregory's last name, at least not in her public persona as an anchorwoman. Martha has three children named Reed, Harry, and Elizabeth. A bachelors degree (Artium Baccalaureus, A.B. or B.A.) is usually an undergraduate academic degree awarded for a course or major that generally lasts for three, four, or in some cases and countries, five or six years. ... St. ...


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Portrayed by Will Ferrell in the 2004 American comedy Anchorman: the Legend of Ron Burgundy, Burgundy is the main character of the film. ...

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