Jenna Lee is the CEO and founder of SmartHER News, a non-partisan multimedia digital news service. A graduate of Columbia University’s School of Journalism, she reported on some of the biggest domestic and international news stories of the last 15 years as a writer, producer and broadcast journalist.
As a national news anchor at The Fox News Channel, Jenna co-hosted a daily two-hour live news program covering breaking news and conducted interviews with a wide range of guests including presidential candidates, lawmakers, cabinet members, business leaders, military veterans, star athletes, and unsung heroes. She is most inspired by her work outside of the studio that combined American history and adventure. Jenna also co-anchored the first ever broadcast for the Fox Business Network, where she covered the historic financial crisis of 2008.
Jenna began her career as a freelance journalist reporting for district newspapers in her hometown of San Francisco, California. She is married to Leif Babin, a former Navy SEAL officer, New York Times bestselling author, and co-founder of Echelon Front, a premier leadership consulting firm. They live in Texas and are blessed with two wildly “spirited” children.
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