Peter Doocy

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Doocy (top) in 2010

Peter Doocy (born July 21, 1987[1]) is a general assignment reporter for Fox News and the son of fellow Fox News anchor Steve Doocy.[2]

Education[edit]

Doocy graduated from Villanova University with a B.A. and contributed to Fox News as a Palestra (Pennsylvania sports arena) reporter while in college.[3][4]

Career[edit]

Doocy began in New York City in 2009 as a general assignment reporter for Fox News Channel. He has covered a variety of stories that include former vice president Dick Cheney's heart transplant surgery in March 2012, the floods in the Midwest in 2011, Hurricane Sandy, and the 2008 and 2012 presidential elections. He also reported on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown, Connecticut.[4][5] Doocy regularly reports from Capitol Hill and the White House.

Doocy obtained the exclusive TV interview with the man who killed Osama bin Laden, former Navy SEAL Robert O'Neill. That special reportedly had the highest ratings of any documentary in Fox News Channel history.[6]

Starting in 2015, Fox has assigned Doocy on occasion as a substitute on his father's show, Fox & Friends.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Peter Doocy on IMDb
  2. ^ Krakauer, Steve (June 9, 2009). "Peter Doocy Joins Fox News". TV Newser. Retrieved April 24, 2013.
  3. ^ Guthrie, Marisa (May 11, 2008). "Fox News Seeks College Knowledge". Broadcasting & Cable. Retrieved September 29, 2010.
  4. ^ a b "Peter Doocy | Biography". Fox News. January 13, 2011. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  5. ^ Coglianese, Vince. "Hurricane Sandy captures Peter Doocy's foot in wet sand". Daily Caller. Retrieved June 18, 2013.
  6. ^ "TV Ratings: Fox News' Sit-down With Bin Laden Shooter Hits Time Slot High, Sets Records". The Hollywood Reporter. November 12, 2014.