Thursday, March 29, 2018
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Melissa Francis is an anchor and host for FOX Business Network and FOX News Channel. She regularly contributes to financial, economic and political topics on shows such as "The Five," "The O'Reilly Factor" and "America's Newsroom." Prior to her role at FOX, Francis spent nine years at CNBC and frequently contributed to "Today," "NBC Nightly News" and "Weekend Today."
As a journalist, she has interviewed leading CEOs and political figures from around the world. Focusing primarily on energy markets, she covered more than a dozen OPEC meetings from Venezuela to the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A Harvard University honors graduate in economics, Francis is an inspirational speaker and author. Her best-selling memoir, "Diary of a Stage Mother's Daughter," chronicles her life growing up as a child actress in Hollywood. She has appeared in numerous motion pictures and television series and is best known for her role on "Little House on the Prairie."