WHEN: October 26, 2001
WHERE: The Wyndham Anatole Hotel, Dallas, TX
Bill O'Reilly is Host of "The O'Reilly Factor" on FOX News Channel (FNC), where he has been since 1996.
Before joining FNC, O'Reilly was an anchor for Inside Edition, where he was one of the first broadcast journalists to cover the dismantling of the Berlin Wall. He was the first national anchor on the scene of the Los Angeles riots. He has interviewed with a range of celebrities and politicians including President George W. Bush, Arnold Schwarzenegger and Susan Sarandon. He also served as a network correspondent for ABC News' World News Tonight and worked on prime-time specials such as "Burning Questions: Why Our Weapons Don't Work" and "Drugs: Why This Plague?" Before ABC, he reported and anchored at WCBS-TV (CBS) in New York and served as a commentator at WCVB-TV (ABC) in Boston.
O'Reilly has received two Emmy Awards for an investigative report and for Best Spot News Coverage, as well as many other awards. He is the author of the New York Times bestseller "The O'Reilly Factor" and "Those Who Trespass." He also writes a weekly column that appears on WorldNetDaily.com.
O'Reilly received his Master's degree from Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government in 1996. He also has a Master's degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University and a B.A. in history from Marist College.
His new book "The No Spin Zone," due for release on October 16, 2001, examines the media's influence on our nations youths; racial profiling; capital punishment; the legacy of Bill Clinton; and other critical issues plaguing United States citizens. O'Reilly shares the kind of straight-shooting commentary that has made him the voice of Middle America's disenfranchised. As O'Reilly states, "The No Spin Zone is a great place for you and everybody who believes in truth, common sense and decency."