Chris Wallace

Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series
Chris Wallace, Veteran Journalist and Host of Fox News Sunday

Hatton W. Sumners Distinguished Lecture Series

Chris Wallace

Veteran Journalist and Host of Fox News Sunday

WHEN: Tuesday, November 11, 2008, 12:00PM – 1:15PM

WHERE: Wedgwood Ballroom in the Hilton Anatole Hotel, 2201 Stemmons Freeway, Dallas, Texas 75207.

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Veteran broadcast journalist Chris Wallace is the host of FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace (FNS), Fox Broadcasting Company's Sunday morning public affairs program. He also contributes to the network's political and election news coverage. He joined the Fox Network in 2003.

As host of FNS, Wallace has secured interviews with many leading newsmakers, including all the leading contenders for the 2008 Presidential campaign—top national and international figures—and his controversial interview with former President Bill Clinton.

Before joining Fox News, Wallace worked at ABC News for 15 years, where he served as the chief correspondent for Primetime Thursday and as a substitute host for Nightline.

During his career–Wallace has won every major award for broadcast journalism—including a Dupont-Columbia Award, 3 Emmys, the George Foster Peabody award, and the George Polk Award.

In 2004, Wallace wrote Character: Profiles in Presidential Courage. The book was widely touted as an informative study of American presidential leadership.

Prior to joining ABC News, Wallace was with NBC News, where he served as the chief White House correspondent from 1982-1989. While at NBC News, Wallace covered the 1980, 1984, and 1988 presidential campaigns as well as the Democratic and Republican conventions in those years. Wallace also anchored Meet the Press from 1987-1988, and anchored the Sunday edition of NBC Nightly News from 1982-1984 and 1986-1987. He joined NBC as a reporter with WNBC-TV in New York City in 1975.