LARCHMONT, N.Y. -- Happy Birthday to Larchmont’s Gregg Jarrett!
Gregory Walter Jarrett, who resides in Larchmont, turns 59 on Monday.
Jarrett, a television news anchor for Fox News Channel, was born April 7, 1955, in Los Angeles.
Joining the Fox News Channel in November 2002, Jarrett co-anchors weekend newscasts with Heather Childers and serves as a substitute anchor weekdays for America's Newsroom (in for Bill Hemmer), Happening Now (in for Jon Scott), and Studio B for (in for Shepard Smith). Jarrett is also a correspondent for the network's one-hour documentaries, and he serves as a legal analyst for both FNC and the Fox Business Network. While at Fox News, Jarrett covered the Iraq War as a correspondent based in Baghdad from May through July, 2003. Embedded with the Second Brigade of the Third Infantry Division, he was among the first journalists to report from Fallujah.
Prior to Fox News, Jarrett worked at MSNBC as an anchor and correspondent. He covered many stories including the September 11th Attacks, Israeli–Palestinian conflict, and the 2000 U.S. Presidential Election Controversy. Jarrett was anchoring the morning of September 11, 2001 when al Qaeda terrorists struck the World Trade Center in New York and the Pentagon in the Washington D.C. area. He also served as a correspondent covering the Second Intifada in November and December 2001, reporting and anchoring newscasts from Israel, the West Bank and Gaza. Jarrett reported live from the scene of the Ben Yehuda Street bombing in Jerusalem on December 1 when two suicide bombers and a car bomb killed 13 people, including many children, and injured 188 others.