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Bill O'Reilly                

Host of "The O'Reilly Factor," Bestselling Author, and Syndicated News Columnist

A journalist for more than 25 years, Bill O'Reilly has now risen to the top of his profession. The O'Reilly Factor on the Fox News Channel continues to dominate the television news ratings. The program has been the highest rated cable news show for more than 100 consecutive weeks. It is now also seen in dozens of foreign countries.

In 2002, Mr. O'Reilly brought his "no spin" concept to radio. The Radio Factor is now heard on more than 400 stations nationwide and is one of the most profitable syndicated radio programs in history.

In addition, Bill O'Reilly is one of only two authors in the past ten years to have three consecutive New York Times number one non-fiction bestsellers. The O'Reilly Factor, The No Spin Zone, and Who's Looking Out for You have sold millions of copies. O'Reilly's novel, Those Who Trespass," has been optioned by Mel Gibson for the movies.

Mr. O'Reilly also writes a syndicated newspaper column which is carried by hundreds of papers across the USA including The New York Daily News and the Philadelphia Inquirer.

Raised in a working class family in the huge housing subdivision of Levittown, New York, Bill O'Reilly has stayed close to his roots. He still lives on Long Island and his best friends are neighborhood guys. But education sparked O'Reilly's career.

He graduated with a degree in history from Marist College, with a Master's Degree in broadcast journalism from Boston University, and attained another Master's in Public Administration from Harvard's Kennedy School of Government.

Bill O'Reilly has won two Emmy Awards for Excellence in reporting. He was awarded two National Headliner Awards while working as a national correspondent for ABC News, and was honored by The National Academy of Arts and Sciences for his reporting and analysis on and after September 11th, 2001.

In his speeches, as in his show and book, Mr. O'Reilly takes on our country, our politicians, and our celebrities. If you're looking for someone with an opinion on just about everything, he's your man. Mr. O'Reilly resides in New York.

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