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Bill o’reilly

Sep 29, 2003  •  Post A Comment

Show: Fox News Channel’s “The O’Reilly Factor”
Length of time in current gig: 7 years
Date of birth: Sept. 10, 1949
Place of birth: New York
Previous credit: Host of the syndicated program “Inside Edition”
Breakout moment: In March 2003 “The O’Reilly Factor” got a 6.1 rating in Fox News Channel homes, its highest rating ever, when 7.25 million people tuned in to hear his views on the eve of the Iraq war. Off that surge of popularity, Mr. O’Reilly has launched a new radio program on Westwood One, started his own Web site and published his fourth best-seller.’
Who knew? He earned a master of political arts degree from Harvard University’s Kennedy School of Government between stints on “Inside Edition” and “The O’Reilly Factor.”