Leland Vittert

Inside Biography

Leland Vittert is an Emmy Award-nominated American news anchor and correspondent. Leland works as the news presenter for the FOX News Channel based in Washington D.C. 

In addition to his weekend anchor and reporting duties, Vittert fills in for hosts on Fox and Friends, Happening Now and America’s Newsroom. He joined the Fox News as a foreign correspondent based in Jerusalem.

An alum of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University has served in various channels including WFTV, KNWA and KDVR-TV.

Early life And Education Of Leland Vittert

Leland Vittert was born in 1982, in Leland, Illinois, in the United States of America. He holds an American nationality and his ethnicity is white.  

Vittert is the son of Carol Vittert and Mark Vittert. He has a brother named Liberty Vitter.

Leland Vittert went to Northwestern University to complete his University education; there he majored in broadcast journalism. He also studied at London School Of Economics.

Leland Vittert's Career

Leland Vittert began his journalism career working as an intern for KTVI-TV, which based in St. Louis, MO. He was able to obtain more experience in the journalism field by working as a reporter for WFTV-TV (ABC 9) based in Orlando, FL. Other than ABC, he has experience of working in many other national news stations like KATV-TV (ABC 7) located in Little Rock, AR, KNWA-TV (NBC 50) in Fayetteville, AR, etc. 

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In 2010, Leland Vittert moved to the FOX News Channel network. While he served as a foreign correspondent in Jerusalem, Leland has covered various major and important news stories including the mall shooting in Nairobi, Kenya and the Ghouta chemical attack in Syria.

In Leland Vitter's active journalism career, he has covered some famous world shifts and power flow. He reported Political unrest in Cairo, Egypt, and Benghazi, Libya.

Vittert has actively reported complex issues like Middle Eastern conflict and political instability in  Israel and Jerusalem.

Leland Vittert was honored with an Emmy nomination for his coverage of the  Officer Bishop’s clearing in Orlando, FA.

Leland Vittert's Net worth And Body Measurement

Reportedly, Fox News pays salary significantly more than the average national wage for journalists. Thus, Leland Vitter's net worth is $1 million, most likely, given his successful career. Official figures aren't made public. Leland Vittert is 1.77 m/5'10'' in height.

Leland Vittert's Personal Life

Leland Vittert was allegedly dating an executive named Sara Scott. In a 2009, interview with Bull Husted, Vittert revealed that he was single. 

Vittert has said he is a fan of the TV show Grey's Anatomy and loves watching Law and Order returns. He has also mentioned religiously tuning into Jay Leno. 

He is described as dapper and well-spoken. He has a sister, Liberty Vittert who is a television chef and professor of mathematics and applied statistics at the University of Glasgow in Scotland.


by Bchrome, 10 Apr, 2017

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