Martha MacCallum Biography, Martha MacCallum Wiki
Martha MacCallum married her husband, David Gregory, in 1992. The couple has three children, sons Harry and Edward, as well as daughter, Elizabeth, together.
MacCallum was born in Buffalo, New York, in January 1964. MacCallum was raised in Wyckoff, New Jersey. MacCallum lives in the Garden State with her husband to this date.
MacCallum has been with Fox News since 2004 and is the host of “The Story with Martha MacCallum.”
Fast Facts You Need to Know
According to MacCallum and Gregory’s New York Times wedding announcement, her father, Douglas, was a manager with IBM in New Jersey. While her mother, Elizabeth, worked in sales for Murphy Realty in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey.
Sadly, MacCallum’s mother passed away in April 2013 at the age of 78. Elizabeth MacCallum is interned at the famous Woodlawn Cemetary in The Bronx, New York.
Family, Husband, Children
MacCallum’s husband and their daughter, Elizabeth, are graduates of Villanova University. Elizabeth MacCallum graduated after studying political science at the school.
In 2018, MacCallum told the Philadelphia Inquirer about her feelings on the school’s basketball program saying, “I think Jay Wright has just built an incredible franchise. He provides such an amazing spirit for that team and sets a standard that I think is so unique in college basketball and so admirable. I just have respect for the school and Father Peter and Jay Wright. I think they’re incredible leaders. I interviewed both of them after they won their first national championship [in 2016]. We’re not buddies or anything, but I certainly admire them.”
MacCallum’s son, Reed, is a sophomore at Notre Dame University where he is a walk-on linebacker for the school’s football team. Reed was a standout player at Delbarton School in Morristown, New Jersey. In an interview with the Indianapolis Star, MacCallum said her son had always been a multi-sport athlete. MacCallum added that her son turned down the opportunity to play football more regularly at several northeast schools in order to attend Notre Dame.
Martha MacCallum Life and Career
Martha MacCallum was born in Buffalo, New York, the daughter of Elizabeth B. and Douglas C. MacCallum, Jr. She grew up in Wyckoff, New Jersey. After graduating from Ramapo High School in Franklin Lakes, New Jersey, MacCallum earned her bachelor’s degree in political science from St. Lawrence University and also studied at the Circle in the Square Theatre School, founding the Miranda Theater Company in New York. MacCallum next worked as an associate in corporate relations at Dow Jones & Company.
She was a Wall Street Journal Television from 1991 to 1996, where she served as a business news correspondent and anchor for The Wall Street Journal Report, World Market Outlook, and Business USA. In 1996, she moved to WPXN-TV, a sports and business station in New York, as an anchor and reporter.
MacCallum was next a reporter/anchor for NBC/CNBC. She frequently contributed to The News with Brian Williams, Today, NBC affiliate news programs, and CNBC World before being assigned to co-anchor CNBC’s Morning Call with Martha MacCallum and Ted David. She also appeared on Checkpoint, an evening show which examined homeland security and the War on Terror. MacCallum created the series “Inside the Business” for Business Center, a former CNBC show.
MacCallum joined the Fox News Channel in 2004, and covered the 2004, 2008, 2012, and 2016 presidential elections. She co-anchored the coverage of the visit of Pope Francis to the United States and the funeral of Pope John Paul II.
She hosted The Live Desk from 2006 to 2010 and America’s Newsroom from 2010 to 2017.
In 2017, MacCallum was named the host of a new program, The First 100 Days, on Fox News Channel, which debuted January 9, 2017. It was created as a replacement for Tucker Carlson Tonight when that program moved to the time slot formerly occupied by The Kelly File after Megyn Kelly’s departure. On April 28, 2017, the show was rebranded as The Story with Martha MacCallum.
MacCallum is a two-time recipient of the Gracie Award for Women in Journalism, as well as a recipient of the Soldiersocks Commitment To Serve award.