About Pete Hegseth
Pete Hegseth currently serves as a co-host of FOX News Channel’s (FNC) FOX & Friends Weekend (weekends 6-10AM/ET). He joined the network as a contributor in 2014.
While at FNC, Hegseth has provided analysis and commentary across the network’s daytime and primetime programming. Most recently, he hosted the FOX Nation special, The Miseducation of America. The five-part series examines how the American education system has evolved over the last hundred years as well as the current state of the classroom, including the shift to more progressive content in today’s curriculum. In 2022, he co-wrote the book, Battle for the American Mind: Uprooting a Century of Miseducation, with David Goodwin.
Prior to joining FNC, Hegseth held the position of CEO for Concerned Veterans for America. Previously, he was an infantry Captain in the Army National Guard, and has served in Afghanistan, Iraq, and Guantanamo Bay. He holds two Bronze Stars and a Combat Infantryman Badge for his time in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Hegseth has a bachelor’s degree in politics from Princeton University and master’s degree in public policy from Harvard University’s John F. Kennedy School of Government.