Bret Baier '92 to Keynote University of Mobile Leadership Banquet
March 2, 2016
Bret Baier, chief political anchor for Fox News Channel and 1992 graduate of DePauw University, will provide the keynote address at the 11th annual University of Mobile Leadership Banquet. The event will take place April 28 at the Arthur R. Outlaw Convention Center in downtown Mobile, Alabama.
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An English (composition) and political science double major at DePauw, Baier captained the Tiger golf team and was among the first students to work in the then-new Center for Contemporary Media. While a DePauw student, he interned with Bernard Shaw at CNN and landed his first professional job at WJWJ-TV (PBS) in Beaufort, South Carolina. He also worked at WREX (NBC) in Rockford, Illinois, and WRAL (CBS) in Raleigh, North Carolina, before joining Fox.
He anchors the nightly Special Report with Bret Baier and moderated the first Republican presidential debate of the current campaign cycle, drawing 24 million viewers. Baier has interviewed Presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama and has anchored more than two dozen political specials on FNC, reporting from Iraq 12 times and Afghanistan 13 times, and filing reports from 74 countries.
Bret Baier returned to DePauw for Old Gold Weekend on October 12, 2013. He spoke as part of the Timothy and Sharon Ubben Lecture Series and received the University's Distinguished Alumni Achievement Award. (at right: Baier poses on the DePauw campus during his student days)
The talk is summarized here; video is embedded below.Back