Fred Barnes Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Fox News, Wife, Salary and Net Worth

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Fred Barnes Wiki

Fred Barnes born Frederic Wood Barnes is an American political commentator. He is the executive editor of the news publication The Weekly Standard and regularly appears on the Fox News Channel program Special Report with Bret Baier. He was previously co-host of The Beltway Boys with Mort Kondracke, which previously aired on the Fox News Channel.

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Fred Barnes Biography

The ”Forbes Media Guide Five Hundred, 1994 states: Barnes remains a prolific writer on presidential and many other political topics as well.

Barnes graduated from the University of Virginia and was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.

Fred Barnes Age

He was born on 1 February 1943 in Virginia, United States.

Fred Barnes Weekly Standard

Fred Barnes is executive editor of The Weekly Standard, which he co-founded in 1995. From 1985 to 1995, he was a senior editor and White House correspondent for The New Republic. He covered the Supreme Court and the White House for the Washington Star before moving to the Baltimore Sun in 1979. He served as the national political correspondent for the Sun and wrote the “Presswatch” media column for the American Spectator.

Barnes appears regularly on the Fox News Channel. From 1988 to 1998 he was a regular panelist on the McLaughlin Group. He has also appeared on Nightline, Meet the Press, and Face the Nation.

Fred Barnes Fox News

After spending several years as a journalist with The Charleston News and Courier in Charleston, South Carolina, he became a reporter for the Washington Star in 1979. He covered the Supreme Court and the White House for the Star before moving to the Baltimore Sun. He was the national political correspondent at the Baltimore Sun. From 1985 to 1995, he was a senior editor and White House correspondent for The New Republic. He also wrote the “Presswatch” media column for the American Spectator. He was a panelist on the public affairs show The McLaughlin Group from 1988 to 1998, where he was often referred to by the show’s host as Freddy “the Beadle” Barnes. Barnes hosted the radio show What’s the Story for Radio America. He is currently a moderator for the Voice of America show Issues in the News.

In 1984, Barnes was chosen to be one of three panelists quizzing then-President Ronald Reagan and challenger Walter Mondale in the first nationally televised debate of the 1984 presidential campaign.

Barnes has made cameo appearances in the Hollywood films Dave, Getting Away with Murder, and Independence Day. He has thrown out the first pitch for a Boston Red Sox baseball game at Fenway Park.

Though having gone to separate high schools, Barnes was a friend of fellow Fox News personality Brit Hume in high school and at the University of Virginia.

Fred Barnes Family

Fred Barnes is a married person. He was married to Barbara Barnes. Besides the name of his wife, he has not shared any others related information about his personal life. Fred wants to keep secret his personal life even his fans and followers have inquisitiveness of his personal life. He is a best friend with Brit Hume who is an American television journalist and political commentator.

Fred Barnes also posts different types of sarcastic pictures on his Twitter. He also followed by thousands of followers on his Twitter account.

Fred Barnes Books

He has written books like:

  • Rebel in Chief: Inside the Bold and Controversial Presidency of George W. Bush
  • Jack Kemp: The Bleeding-heart Conservative who Changed America
  • Rebel in Chief: How George W. Bush Is Redefining the Conservative Movement and Transforming America

Fred Barnes Rebel In Chief

Veteran political reporter Barnes provides an insider’s view of how Bush’s unique presidential style and bold reforms are dramatically remaking the country–and, indeed, the world. In the process, Barnes shows, the president is shaking up Washington and reshaping the conservative movement. Barnes has gained extraordinary access to the Bush administration, conducting rare one-on-one interviews with Bush, Cheney, Rice, Rumsfeld, and many other close presidential advisers. Barnes shows how Bush acts as an “insurgent force” in the nation’s capital; how he is redefining conservatism for a new era; how he has revolutionized American foreign policy–and how his crusade for democracy would have been anathema to Bush himself only five years ago; when and why he decided to go into Iraq, even knowing that he was putting his future at risk; how he routinely defies conventional wisdom–and why he usually wins.–From publisher description.

Originally published: January 2006
Author: Fred Barnes
Genre: Biography

Fred Barnes Net Worth

Information regarding Fred Barnes’s exact net worth and salary are yet to be revealed in media.

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