Martha MacCallum Biography
Martha MacCallum is an American journalist who serves as the anchor and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum on Fox News. She previously co-anchored America’s Newsroom alongside Bill Hemmer.
Martha MacCallum Age
MacCallum is 57 years old as of 2021. She was born on January 31, 1964, in Buffalo, New York, U.S. She celebrates her birthday on the 31st of January every year.
Martha MacCallum Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 meters) tall.
Martha MacCallum Parents
Elizabeth B. MacCallum and Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr. are her parents. Her father worked as a manager for IBM in New Jersey, and her mother was a salesperson for Murphy Realty in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey. On April 14, 2013, she died at the age of 78.
Martha MacCallum Siblings
Martha has two sisters, Jane Elizabeth Preziosi, and Lisa Ann Miller.
Martha MacCallum Husband
Since August 22, 1992, Martha has been married to Daniel John Gregory. He is an entrepreneur who works as the vice president of Gregory Packaging Inc. in Newark, New Jersey. Suncup juice is produced by the company. His father, Edward R. Gregory, founded the company and served as president until his death in 1999.
Martha MacCallum Kids
MacCallum and her husband have three children: Elizabeth Bowes Gregory, a daughter, and Harry Gregory and Edward Reed Gregory, sons. Elizabeth attended Villanova University and earned a bachelor’s degree in political science in 2018. She volunteered for Fox News as a special coverage reporter. Edward Reed attends Notre Dame University and plays linebacker for the Fighting Irish.
Martha MacCallum’s Net Worth
Martha has an estimated net worth of $8 million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and executive editor.
Martha MacCallum Salary
Martha earns a salary of $700 Thousand per year.
Martha MacCallum Education
She attended Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, and later attended St. Lawrence University in New York’s North Country, where she earned a bachelor’s degree in political science. She also studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School on Broadway before establishing the Miranda Theater Company in New York.
Martha MacCallum Fox News
On weeknights, Martha MacCallum hosts The Story with Martha MacCallum on Fox News, a show that focuses on the headlines and features insights from top newsmakers and analysts. She began working for the network in January 2004.
Prior to joining the primetime lineup, she co-anchored America’s Newsroom (weekdays 9-11 AM/ET) with Bill Hemmer from 2010 to 2017. She has been involved in every major political event since the 2004 presidential election during her tenure. During the 2016 election season, she co-moderated two Republican presidential primary debates in Des Moines, Iowa, and Cleveland, Ohio, with anchor Bill Hemmer.
In December 2019, she co-anchored FNC’s coverage of President Donald Trump’s impeachment hearings. She also assisted in leading coverage of the 2018 midterm elections, which was the highest-rated midterm election coverage in cable news history in terms of total viewers. She also co-anchored FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage with FNC’s chief political anchor Bret Baier, which received the highest ratings for an election night in cable news history, with 14.1 million total viewers.
They also covered the Republican and Democratic National Conventions. She worked at NBC from 1997 to 2003, where she held a variety of positions before joining Fox News. She co-anchored CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David, as well as Checkpoint, an evening news program focusing on the war on terror and the Iraq war. She also appeared on MSNBC’s The News with Brian Williams, NBC’s Today, and CNBC World. MacCallum also created the Inside the Business series for CNBC’s Business Center.
She began her journalism career as a reporter for Corporate Finance magazine before becoming a business correspondent for Wall Street Journal Television, where she hosted The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook, and Business USA from 1991 to 1996. As an anchor and reporter, she joined WBIS-TV (ION-31), a sports and business network in New York, in 1996.
Martha MacCallum Ratings
Martha’s show’s ratings dropped after Fox News admitted Trump’s loss. “Greg Kelly Reports” on Newsmax outperformed “The Story with Martha MacCallum” on Fox in December 2020.
Martha MacCallum Demoted
Martha was not demoted, but her show was moved from the 7 p.m. hour to the midday slot at 3 p.m., replacing her early primetime news broadcast with an opinion show. Fox News announced the changes on January 11, 2020. According to Fox News, no anchor was demoted, and MacCallum will continue to co-anchor all major political events.
“This new powerful lineup ensures FOX News Media will continue to deliver outstanding coverage for our viewers who rely on the most trusted names in the business,” said Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott.
Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, on the other hand, claimed that Martha was demoted and that Newsmax’s promotion caused a reorganization at Fox. “The Fox is fleeing. The rise of Newsmax TV has resulted in a major reorganization at Fox News, as early evening host Martha MacCallum was demoted to early afternoons today.”
Martha MacCallum Democrat
She has revealed her political affiliation.
Martha MacCallum FOX News
MacCallum works at Fox News as the anchor and executive editor of The Story with Martha MacCallum on Fox News. At the station she works alongside other Fox News anchors who include;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Trey Yingst
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel