Who is Jennifer Eckhart, Fox News Employee? Everything You Need to Know
Jennifer Eckhart is an American media personality who worked as the Fox Business Network Producer at Fox News. Eckhart has come forward in June 2020 accusing senior reporter, Ed Henry of rape. In her lawsuit, she accused Henry of rape and coercive sex. She also named Cathy Areu, another Fox News personality as a plaintiff in her lawsuit. According to the lawsuit, Henry sexually assaulted Eckhart on office property and raped her at a hotel where Fox news frequently lodged its visiting employees. Henry is also accused of sending inappropriate sexual images and messages to Cathy Areu.
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She filed her lawsuit on 20 July 2020 in the United States District Court Southern District of New York. The lawsuit also accuses Sean Hannity, Tucker Carlson, and Howard Kurtz of harassing a woman in various instances. Following sexual misconduct allegations, Ed Henry was fired from the network on 1 July 2020.
Regarding the allegations, Henry released a statement through his attorney saying the relationship was consensual, "The MeToo movement has helped to bring to light a number of injustices in our society, and everyone that has suffered deserves to be heard. This is not one of those cases. The evidence, in this case, will demonstrate that Ms. Eckhart initiated and completely encouraged a consensual relationship. Ed Henry looks forward to presenting actual facts and evidence, which will contradict the fictional accounts contained in the complaint. That evidence includes graphic photos and other aggressively suggestive communications that Ms. Eckhart sent to Mr. Henry".
Here, Everything You Need to Know About Jennifer Eckhart, Fox News Employee
1. Jennifer Eckhart joined Fox News in 2013.
Jennifer Eckhart joined Fox News in January 2013. She frequently features in Fox programs including Fox News Radio and Fox Nation. Through various shows she hosts or produces, she thrives at the intersection of business, tech, and entertainment news.
2. She is the producer of Countdown to the Closing Bell.
Jennifer Eckhart is the producer of Countdown to the Closing Bell. It is one of the top-rated business shows in the United States. She also produces or manages several other shows on the network.
3. She previously worked for ESPN.
Jennifer Eckhart previously worked as a correspondent for ESPN Radio before joining Fox News. At ESPN Radio, she hosted the 2011 ESPN College Football Awards live from the red carpet. And before joining ESPN, she worked as an Entertainment Anchor for WUFT-TV, a PBS affiliate in Gainesville, Florida.
4. She was also an actress.
Jennifer Eckhart was also an actress. She was signed to Dolphin Entertainment and appeared in numerous productions. The Importance of Being Earnest, John Lennon and Me, and Footloose are some of the productions Eckhart starred in.
5. She won the All-Star Cast selection at Florida Theater Conference's One-Act Play Festival.
As an actress, she performed in theatre production, Charlie Foster. For which, she won the All-Star Cast selection at the Florida Theater Conference's One-Act Play Festival.
She performed at Carnegie Hall in New York City. She also performed with the Florida Music Ambassadors on a European tour throughout seven countries.
6. She has a Bachelor's degree.
The talented Jennifer Eckhart has a Bachelor of Science degree in Telecommunications-News. She received her Bachelor's degree from the University of Florida's College of Journalism & Communications.
7. She was born in Miami, Florida.
Jennifer Eckhart is a Florida native, born in Miami. She was born in 1989. She has a brother. She belongs to white ethnicity. She stands at a height of 1.6 m i.e. 5 feet and 3 inches tall. She has a slim body build. She has light brown eyes and her hair color is brunette.
8. She is a featured public speaker at various social events.
Jennifer Eckhart often serves as a featured keynote speaker and emcee at various social and charity events. She has featured in several events such as The Lupus Foundation of America's "Evening of Hope" gala, Unfair Advantage LIVE, New York Fashion Week, and Night to Shine by the Tim Tebow Foundation.
9. She is unmarried.
Jennifer Eckhart is not married. However, she is not single. Though enough information about her boyfriend is not available. She frequently shares pictures of her with her boyfriend on her Instagram.
She has over 15.9k followers on her Instagram @jennifereckhart.