Shepard Smith

Television Reporter
Born Jan 14, 1964

David Shepard Smith, Jr., known better as Shepard Smith, is an American television news anchor. He is host of Fox Report with Shepard Smith and Studio B weekdays on Fox News Channel. In addition, he anchors the 5:00 p.m. ET weekday news update on Fox News Radio, also titled Fox Report.… Read More

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of Shepard Smith.


1964 Birth Born on January 14, 1964.


1987 23 Years Old Smith married Virginia Donald, a University of Mississippi classmate, in 1987. They divorced in 1993 with no children.


1996 32 Years Old …  He joined the Fox News Channel at its inception in 1996.
1997 33 Years Old Smith has been assigned to cover many major news stories during his career. In 1997, he reported on the death and funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales.
2000 36 Years Old In November 2000, he was sent to Florida to cover the Florida ballot counting controversy during the United States presidential election.
2001 37 Years Old In 2001, he traveled to Terre Haute, Indiana, to be one of the media witnesses to the execution of Timothy McVeigh.


2005 41 Years Old In late August 2005, he spent a little over a week in New Orleans, Louisiana, to provide news reports on the events and aftermath of Hurricane Katrina. … Read More
2010 46 Years Old Smith renewed his contract with Fox on October 26, 2010, for another three years.
On September 12, 2013, Smith and Fox News announced that, along with another multiyear renewal of his contract, his role in Fox News would shift. … Read More
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