Juan Williams Biography
Juan Williams is a Panamanian-born American journalist and political analyst for Fox News Channel. Juan also writes for several newspapers including The Washington Post, The Wall Street Journal, and The New York Times.
Williams attended Oakwood Friends School in Poughkeepsie, New York where he graduated in 1972. In the school, he became clerk of the student body, editor of the student paper and was also captain of the baseball, championship basketball team, and cross-country. He then attended Haverford College, he graduated with a baccalaureate in philosophy in 1976. He has also been published in magazines such as The Atlantic Monthly and Time.
Juan Williams Age | How Old Is Juan Williams?
Williams was born Juan Antonio Williams on April 10, 1954 in Colón, Panama. He is 64 years old as of 2018.
Juan Williams Family
Juan was born to parents Akin Jules Williams and Sharon Williams, both Panamanian.
Juan Williams Wife
Juan has been married to Susan Delise since 1978 and they have three children together.
Juan Williams Children | Juan Williams Daughter | Juan Williams Son
Juan and Susan have a daughter Rae Williams and two sons Antonio (Tony) and Raphael (Raffi).
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Tony was a Senate page and intern for GOP Senator Strom Thurmond from 1996 to 1997. He was also a speechwriter and legislative correspondent for Republican Senator Norm Coleman from 2004 to 2006. In 2006, he unsuccessfully ran for a seat on the Council of the District of Columbia, losing to Tommy Wells.
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Raffi studied anthropology and played lacrosse at Haverford College which is his father’s alma mater in Pennsylvania. He has also worked for the House Rules Committee and as the communications director for Michigan Republican Dan Benishek’s successful 2012 congressional campaign.
He was a deputy press secretary for the Republican National Committee. He serves as press secretary to the Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Ben Carson.
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Rae is the eldest in the family and the only daughter. She is a married woman and and has two children.
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Juan Williams Grandchildren
Juan is the grandfather of twin girls, Pepper and Wesley who are his daughters Rae’s children.
Juan Williams Career
Juan is the author of Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954–1965 (1987). It is a companion to the documentary series of the same name about the Civil Rights Movement. He has written Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary (2000), a biography of Thurgood Marshall, the first black American to serve on the Supreme Court of the United States.
Enough (2006) was inspired by Bill Cosby’s speech at the NAACP gala. It deals with Williams’ critique of black leaders in America, and as he puts it, the “culture of failure.” He has received an Emmy Award and critical praise for his television documentary work. Williams has won several awards for investigative journalism and his opinion columns.
Some days after, he wrote a column on The Washington Post defending Supreme Court nominee Clarence Thomas against sworn testimony by Anita Hill charging sexual harassment by Thomas. It was revealed that several female employees of the Post had filed sexual harassment charges against Williams. The paper took disciplinary action against him and published an apology by him.
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Juan joined NPR in 2000 as host of the daily afternoon talk show Talk of the Nation. He then served as a senior national correspondent. NPR terminated Juan’s contract on Wednesday, October 20, 2010, two days after he made remarks on The O’Reilly Factor.
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Williams has been a Fox News Contributor since 1997. He has also appeared on Special Report with Bret Baier, FOX News Sunday with Chris Wallace. He regularly co-hosts The Five. Juan also regularly appeared on The O’Reilly Factor and occasionally served as a guest host in O’Reilly’s absence.
Juan Williams Fired
NPR announced his termination from their network Fox News offered him a new $2 million (a “considerable” raise) three-year contract and an expanded role at their network in October 2010. It included a regular guest-host role Friday nights on The O’Reilly Factor.
Where Is Juan Williams Today? | Where Is Juan Williams? | Where Is Juan Williams Now?
Juan is a political analyst and journalist at Fox News.
Juan Williams Book
- Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years, 1954-1965
- Thurgood Marshall: American Revolutionary
- This far by faith
- I’ll Find a Way Or Make One: A Tribute to Historically Black Colleges and Universities
- My soul looks back in wonder
- Enough: The Phony Leaders, Dead-end Movements, and Culture of Failure that are
- Undermining Black America– and what We Can Do about it
- Have a Read on Me
- We the People: The Modern-Day Figures Who Have Reshaped and Affirmed the
- Founding Fathers’ Vision of America
- What the Hell Do You Have to Lose? Trump’s War on Civil Rights
Juan Williams Net Worth | How Much Is Juan Williams Worth?
The Panamanian born American journalist and political analyst has a net worth of $2 million. His net worth has seen a hike of 22% over the past few years.
Juan Williams Salary | Juan Williams Salary Fox News
Juan earns considerably good in his TV career and through his books. Fox News offered him a huge salary rise which he was handed a three-year worth $2 million dollars.
Juan Williams Awards
Juan has received many awards which include honorary doctorates from Haverford College and State University of New York.
- Front Page Award, Washington-Baltimore Newspaper Guild (1979)
- Education Writers of America (1979)
- Columnist of the Year, Washingtonian (1982)
- Emmy Award (1989)
- Outstanding Memorial Book, Myers Center for the Study of Human Rights in the United States
- Best National Book, Time
- Political commentary award, American Association of University Women
How Tall Is Juan Williams? | Juan Williams Height
The Eyes on the Prize: America’s Civil Rights Years author stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches.
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Juan Williams Interview
Are you still angry about being fired by NPR? I was upset at the idea of how personal it became. I felt NPR engaged in an ad hominem attack on me.
You say you’ve been described as a black man with conservative social views. That’s certainly what I heard back from NPR managers who said I didn’t fit the box—“You don’t necessarily represent orthodox black views on the news.” In their mind, when I write about dysfunction in the black community, I’ve crossed the line in terms of being a good black guy.
Have you taken heat from African-Americans who find you not “liberal”enough? People say, “Why are you airing dirty laundry? Why are you being supportive of a Bill Cosby?”
Do some of your liberal friends resent your being on Fox? Oh, sure. Some people feel that by simply being there I am legitimizing Sean Hannity or conservative viewpoints. Those shows are hit shows whether I’m there or not. Nobody at Fox tells me what to say.
Does this sort of criticism bother you? It bothers me deeply. People who are not able to put me in a box, people who want to tune in to programming that simply affirms their existing opinions, those people are discomfited by me. The idea that you wouldn’t hold black political leaders accountable strikes me as corrupt.
Who’s your favorite Republican presidential candidate? I like Tim Pawlenty a lot, but he just hasn’t gained any traction. I have trouble with people like Herman Cain when they say the folks in Tennessee have a right to deny Muslims the right to build a mosque. What’s next, you can’t build a church or a synagogue?
Could the News of the World scandal hurt Fox? I don’t see that it extends into any of the U.S. properties controlled by Rupert Murdoch. For people who don’t like Murdoch and don’t like Fox, people who are the haters, they’re looking for an opportunity to see if this can allow them to bring him down.
Would you like to have your own show? Sure. When TV executives talk to me, they say, “Well, we don’t have any blacks in prime time on cable.” They doubt that black men watch news. They say that black men watch sports and women. I say I think I can appeal to an audience beyond that.
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