Laura Anne Ingraham is an American conservative television host. She formerly hosted the nationally syndicated radio show The Laura Ingraham Show for nearly two decades. She is the editor-in-chief of LifeZette. In January 2018, she confirmed that she had sold the majority stake in lifeZette to The Katz Group, owned by Canadian billionaire Daryl Katz.
About Laura Ingraham in brief
Laura Anne Ingraham is an American conservative television host. She formerly hosted the nationally syndicated radio show The Laura Ingraham Show for nearly two decades. She is the editor-in-chief of LifeZette, and beginning in October 2017, has been the host of The Ingraham Angle on Fox News Channel. Ingraham grew up in Glastonbury, Connecticut, where she was born to Anne Caroline and James Frederick Ingraham III. Her maternal grandparents were Polish immigrants, and her father was of Irish and English ancestry. She earned a B. A. from Dartmouth College and a J. D. from the University of Virginia School of Law. In the late 1980s, Ingraham worked as a speechwriter in the Reagan administration for the Domestic Policy Advisor. In 2014, she was a fierce critic of the immigration reform then proposed, and in 2014 Ingraham said that allowing more immigrant workers to come to the U.S. would be a “scene to the American experience” She opposed the proposed 2013 US Senate immigration reform plan, and said that her plan would be “obscene” Ingraham has been described as a provocateur, and as a “brand-brand” by Politico Insider. In June 2019, she mocked reports that Trump had delayed his participation in D-Day commemoration activities to sit in on an interview with her, saying: “These people are so amazing, and they don’t realize that I’m holding them accountable for what I’m doing” She is known for her strong support for Donald Trump, and has referred to her on-air style as “wadad into debates on gun violence and violence” She has been called a “ardent nationalist” and a “provocateur” by The New York Times.
In January 2018, she confirmed that she had sold the majority stake in lifeZette to The Katz Group, owned by Canadian billionaire Daryl Katz. She also briefly served as editor of The Prospect, the magazine issued by Concerned Alumni of Princeton. Her new program, syndicated by Courtside Entertainment Group, began airing on January 2, 2013 and went off the air in December 2018. She was rated as the No. 5 radio show in America by Talkers Magazine. In November 2012, she announced her departure from Talk Radio Network, declining to renew her contract with TRN after nearly a decade of being associated with the network. She then worked as an attorney at the New York-based law firm Skadden, Arps, Slate, Meagher & Flom. In 1995, she appeared on the cover of The NY Times Magazine in connection with a story about young conservatives. In 1996, she and Jay P. Lefkowitz organized the first Dark Ages Weekend in response to Renaissance Weekend. She first became a host on MSNBC in 1996. She became a CBS commentator and hosted the MSNBC program Watch It!. Several years later, on her radio program, she began campaigning for another cable television show. She gained her wish in 2008, when Fox News channel gave her a three-week trial run for a new show entitled Just In.