Jim Angle

James Leslie Angle, II (born September 14, 1946 in Fort Worth, Texas) is an American journalist and former television reporter for Fox News.

Angle is a 1969 graduate of Texas Tech University in Lubbock, Texas. In addition, he has a master's degree from the University of Texas. He served in the U.S. Army and was deployed to Vietnam and Germany, where he gave tours of Berlin to GIs as part of the special Berlin Brigade.

Joining Fox News in 1996, Angle was a nightly contributor to the show Special Report with Brit Hume. In addition, he regularly was a substitute host for the Friday edition of the program, giving Brit Hume a chance to appear on Fox News Sunday as a panelist. Angle was named Chief Washington Correspondent for Fox News Channel in 2005. In 2011, he was promoted to Chief National Correspondent.

Prior to joining Fox, he was a correspondent for CNN as a political correspondent and ABC News covering economics (receiving the "Excellence in Financial Journalism" award twice). He was Senior White House Correspondent for National Public Radio during the Ronald Reagan and George H. W. Bush administrations. He was awarded the "Merriman Smith Memorial Award" in 2001 and 2003 for distinguished White House coverage. Columnist Nat Hentoff praised Angle as "One of the most fair, incisive, and informed investigative reporters on the Washington scene."[1] Angle is married to Patrice Pisinski, former Director of the Office of Technology Advancement and Outreach at the United States Department of Energy.

His last day at Fox News was December 19, 2014. He said he would, "love to host an internet wine show in the future."


  1. ^ Bio – Jim Angle, FoxNews.com

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