Fox News Channel Anchor, Jillian Mele Jillian Mele is co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends First (weekdays 5-6 AM/ET) alongside Rob Schmitt. In addition, Mele serves as a member of FNC’s morning show franchise, FOX & Friends (weekdays 6-9 AM/ET) where she reports on the latest news headlines and contributes to daily segments. She joined the network in March 2017.
Prior to joining FNC, Mele served as a co-host on Comcast Sports Net Philadelphia’s (CSN Philly) local morning news program, Breakfast on Broad where she earned an Emmy Award for her work. Earlier in her career, Mele spent seven years with WCAU-TV (NBC 10) in Philadelphia, PA and reported in various capacities, including as a news, sports and traffic reporter. She got her on-air start as a local news anchor for stations in Presque Isle, Maine, and Binghamton, New York. Additionally, while enrolled in college, Mele held an internship with CSN Philly. Mele received a B.A. in arts and communication from La Salle University.