Julie Banderas

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Hartford, Connecticut

American television news anchor and reporter Julie Banderas works for Fox News Channel. At the moment, she serves as the host of “America’s News Headquarters” and “Fox Report Weekend.” She has also worked for various television networks, including WLVI, WHSV, WFSB, WBRE, and WNYW. She started working for Fox News Channel in 2005 as a general assignment reporter before being promoted to an anchor position on “Fox Report Weekend.” Julie Banderas has covered a number of significant stories in her career to date, including Hurricane Dennis, the disappearance of US student Natalee Holloway, and the legal fight involving Terri Schiavo. For her coverage of the Republican National Convention in 2004, she received the Outstanding Single Newscast Emmy Award. She is a fiery journalist who gained notoriety after she criticized US President Donald Trump for his disparaging remark about another TV host.

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Career of Julie Banderas

Julie Banderas started her journalism career at Boston’s WLVI-TV. She began working as a local news anchor for Harrisonburg, Virginia’s WHSV-TV (ABC 3) in 1997. She spent one year and ten months there before beginning her career as a news anchor and reporter at WBRE-TV (NBC 11) in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania, in 1999. She also had a job at Hartford, Connecticut’s WFSB-TV (CBS 3). She worked as the weekend anchor at New York’s WNYW-TV (FOX 5).

She started working for the Fox News Channel (FNC) as a general assignment reporter in March 2005. She progressed through the ranks to become a correspondent based in New York. Her reporting on significant events including Hurricane Dennis in 2005 and the abduction of US student Natalee Holloway, who vanished from Aruba in 2005, earned her a reputation during her time at FNC. She also covered the court case of Florida’s Terri Schiavo and the sex offender’s murder of 9-year-old Jessica Lunsford.

Her on-air argument with Shirley Phelps-Roper, an American lawyer and former spokesman for the Westboro Baptist Church, which is notorious for inciting hatred against LGBT people, Catholics, Muslims, Jews, and US soldiers, garnered her widespread media attention in June 2006.

She took Laurie Dhue’s place as the Fox Report Weekend anchor in 2008. She also took on the role of alternating anchor for the Saturday broadcast of America’s News Headquarters. She advanced to the post of general news correspondent in 2010. Her live coverage of the New York City mayoral election, the Southwest Flight 345 crash landing at LaGuardia Airport, the election of Pope Francis, and Hurricane Sandy in 2013 were well-liked. She also contributed to the network’s health and wellness stories.

Individual Life of Julie Banderas

On September 25, 1973, in Hartford, Connecticut, USA, to parents Fabiola R. and Howard D. Bidwell, Julie Banderas was born as Julie E. Bidwell. Colombian was the mother she had. Melissa is the name of her sister.

Her father supported her decision to pursue a career in journalism because she had an early interest in it. She graduated from Emerson College in 1996 with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.

She wed Andrew J. Sansone, the founding president of both Old Rock Media and Big Apple Channel, and a member of the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity, on August 29, 2009. Avery Julie was born on November 13, 2012, and Addison Melissa, their first child, was born on April 21, 2010. Andy Harrison, their other child, was born.

Estimated net worth

Julie Banderas has a net worth of $12 million. However, there is no information available on her pay.

We can infer that she has a high income from her work in her field.

A Fox News reporter is thought to have an average pay of $73228.