She most recently co-anchored a daily two-hour news program for The Fox News Channel, covering breaking news and conducting live interviews with a wide range of guests including presidential candidates, lawmakers, cabinet members, business leaders, military veterans, star athletes, and unsung heroes. She is most inspired by her portfolio of work outside of the studio that combined American history and adventure. She co-anchored the first ever broadcast for the Fox Business Network, where she covered the historic financial crisis.
A graduate with honors of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, Jenna worked as a writer/producer for NY1 News – a 24-hour local news channel based in New York City – as well as created multimedia content for Forbes.com Video Network as an anchor/producer. She began her career as a freelance journalist reporting for district newspapers in her hometown of San Francisco.
Jenna is married to Lieutenant Commander Leif Babin, a decorated U.S. Navy SEAL who is co-author of the NYT best selling book “Extreme Ownership” and co-founder of Echelon Front, a leadership firm that builds high performance teams. They are blessed with three wildly “spirited” children.
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