Gretchen Carlson is a journalist, author, television personality, and co-founder of the non-profit, Lift Our Voices. She is a PEOPLE TV special contributor and host of the daily news podcast “Get The News With Gretchen Carlson” on Quake Media. She previously appeared as the host of numerous television programs, including CBS’s The Early Show, Fox & Friends, and The Real Story with Gretchen Carlson.
An internationally recognized advocate for women’s rights, Carlson’s bold actions against Fox News Chairman Roger Ailes was a watershed moment in the global #MeToo movement. Carlson was named one of Time Magazine’s “100 Most Influential People in the World” and is the author of the New York Times bestseller “Be Fierce” and “Getting Real.”
Carlson is an honors graduate of Stanford University and studied at Oxford University.