Gillian Turner Named Full-Time FNC Correspondent

Fox News Channel today named contributor Gillian Turner a full-time news correspondent. Based in FNC’s Washington bureau, Turner will cover the top news stories of the day across daytime and primetime programming.

Turner joined FNC as a contributor in 2014 and has appeared on a variety of programs, including Fox News Sunday, America’s Newsroom, Outnumbered, MediaBuzz, Tucker Carlson Tonight, Fox & Friends and The Five. During her time as a contributor, she served as a columnist for The Hill and was vice president at Jones Group International, a global strategy firm, where she worked directly with former National Security Adviser Jim Jones.

Previously, Turner worked at the White House National Security Council during the presidential administrations of George W. Bush and Barack Obama.

Under the Obama administration, she served as the acting director for legislative affairs at the National Security Council and liaised between the White House and the U.S. House of Representatives on foreign policy and national security issues.

During the Bush administration, Turner served as a research assistant in the Office of the National Security Adviser and was one of the youngest recipients to receive the National Security Council Outstanding Service Award.

Turner holds a master’s degree in African security studies from the University of Cape Town, South Africa and earned her B.A. in comparative politics, cum laude, from Columbia University. There she was granted the Sharp Fellowship for Excellence in American Politics award and the Vidda Foundation Award for Academic Excellence. Additionally, Turner is the recipient of the National Security Council Seal Medal and the State Department Appreciation Award.

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