Fred Barnes Biography – Fred Barnes Wiki
Fred Barnes is an American political commentator. He was the executive editor of the defunct news publication The Weekly Standard and regularly appears on the Fox News Channel program Special Report with Bret Baier. Barnes was previously co-host of The Beltway Boys with Mort Kondracke, which previously aired on the Fox News Channel. He grew up in Arlington, Virginia, and attended St. Stephens School in Alexandria, and graduated in 1960. He joined the U.S. Army and spent two years. He then attended and graduated from the University of Virginia, where he studied history. He was a Nieman Fellow at Harvard University.
He spent 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 1985 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. 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.
Fred Barnes Age
He was born on February 1, 1943, in Virginia, United States.
Fred Barnes Wife
He is married to his wife Barbara Barnes. His wife attended George Washington University and graduated in 1968. After graduating she went to work for one year as a teacher in the Washington, D.C. school system, taught the sixth grade at a school in southwest Washington. The couple met in Washington on a blind date in 1966, the two later married in 1967, and they have four kids together.
Fred Barnes Children
He has four kids, three daughters, and a son.
Fred Barnes Family
He is the son of an Air Force officer.
Fred Barnes Salary
His Salary is unclear.
Fred Barnes Net Worth
Fred Barnes Net worth is estimated to be of $5 million.
Fred Barnes Height
He has a standing height of 5 feet 11 inches (1.80m) tall.