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Bill O'Reilly

American political commentator, journalist, author, and former television host


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William James O'Reilly Jr. is an American journalist, author, and former television host.O'Reilly's broadcasting career began during the late 1970s and 1980s, when reported for local television stations in the United States and later for CBS News and ABC News. He anchored the tabloid television program Inside Edition from 1989 to 1995. O'Reilly joined the Fox News Channel in 1996 and hosted The O'Reilly Factor until 2017. The O'Reilly Factor was the highest-rated cable news show for 16 years, and he was described by media analyst Howard Kurtz as "the biggest star in the 20-year history at Fox News" at the time of his ouster. He is the author of numerous books and hosted The Radio Factor . O'Reilly is a conservative commentator.

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Marist College

University in New York

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#12131 World Rank
#43886 World Rank