Tucker S. M. Carlson is the Host of Tucker Carlson Tonight on the Fox News Channel and the author of the New York Times #1 Bestselling book, Ship of Fools: How a Selfish Ruling Class is Bringing America to the Brink of Revolution. He was formerly Host of MSNBCs Tucker and Co-Host of CNNs Crossfire and Spin Room, and he is Co-Founder and former Editor-in-Chief of The Daily Caller. Also author of the book, Politics, Partisans, and Parasites: My Adventures in Cable News, he is a recipient of the Warren Brookes Award for Excellence in Journalism.
He has been a columnist for New York and Readers Digest as well as a journalist for Esquire, The New Republic, The New York Times Magazine, The Daily Beast, The Weekly Standard, Policy Review, and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. Born in San Francisco and raised in California, he received his B.A. in history from Trinity College in Hartford, CT.