Chris Stirewalt is an American journalist, best known for his association with ‘Fox News Channel.’ Stirewalt started his career in ‘Fox News’ in July 2010 and is known for his contribution towards the channel’s politics section. He also co-hosts ‘Perino & Stirewalt: I'll Tell You What’ with famous American political commentator and author, Dana Perino. Stirewalt often appears on Fox network programs, such as ‘Special Report with Bret Baier,’ ‘America’s Newsroom,’ and ‘FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace.’ He also serves as a public speaker and talks about various political topics.
Childhood & Early life
Christopher W. Stirewalt was born on November 17, 1975, in Wheeling, West Virginia, USA. As a kid, Chris attended ‘Whitfield School’ in Creve Coeur, west St. Louis County, Missouri. He later enrolled at ‘The Linsly School’ in the year 1990. After his high school education in 1993, he got enrolled at ‘Hampden-Sydney College.’ He completed his college education in 1997 and then started working at ‘Wheeling Intelligencer,’ which is located in West Virginia.
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After gaining enough experience at ‘Wheeling Intelligencer,’ Stirewalt joined ‘Charleston Daily Mail’ in 1998. After working for ‘Charleston Mail’ as a political editor for six years, Stirewalt moved to ‘West Virginia Media Holdings’ in West Virginia, where he worked for three years. In 2007, he started working as a political editor for the political weekly magazine, ‘The Washington Examiner,’ post which he joined the ‘Fox News Channel’ as a digital political editor.
Chris Stirewalt became a popular television personality after his association with ‘Fox News Channel.’ In fact, there was a significant rise in the number of his social media followers, which eventually made him a household name. After joining the ‘Fox News Channel’ (FNC), Stirewalt started working for popular shows like ‘The Kelly File’ and ‘Perino & Stirewalt: I'll Tell You What.’ Interestingly, ‘I’ll Tell You What’ was a podcast, which due to its popularity was represented as a TV show. Stirewalt even got to host his own politics column called ‘Power Play,’ which is aired on FoxNews.com. Stirewalt went on to become a famous television host, thanks to the level of exposure he gets being a ‘Fox Channel’ host. He is currently working as a digital political editor and also takes care of the daily ‘Halftime Report.’ His newsletter, ‘Fox News Halftime Report,’ has around 200,000 subscribers.
Chris Stirewalt is also a writer. He penned his first book, ‘Every Man a King: A Short, Colorful History of American Populists,’ which is the collection of various stories of America’s populist leaders. The book was published in September 2018 and received positive responses from critics and readers. Stirewalt used his Twitter account to advertise his maiden book. This had a huge impact in the sales of the book as he has thousands of followers on his Twitter page.
Chris Stirewalt quite is active on social media. His has a verified Twitter account, which has more than 83,000 followers. He often uses his Twitter page to post about political matters among other things. He hardly discusses his personal life in his shows, giving an impression that he likes maintaining a low profile. It was once rumored that he was in relationship with his co-host Dana Perino. However, the rumors were later rubbished by both Stirewalt and Dana. He stays in Washington, D.C.