Adam Housley is an American journalist and correspondent who prefer to use his
second name rather than the first. He was born on August 13, 1971 in Napa,
California, USA. He graduated with a B.A. in both Political Science and
Telecommunications from Pepperdine University and at Stanford University he was
a media fellow twice.
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Housley joined Fox News Channel in 2001 and is currently a senior correspondent at FNC, Los Angeles. His recent live reports include the Los Angeles International Airport shooting and the suspension of Alex Rodriguez, the third baseman of New York Yankees. From San Francisco Airport he provided live coverage on the aftermath of the Asiana Airlines Flight 214 crash. During his tenure in FNC, he has covered the ravages and chaos caused by natural disasters such as the 2012 wildfires in Waldo Canyon, Colorado, the 2011 Tohoku earthquake and tsunami in Japan, the 2010 earthquake in Haiti and the destruction and chaos caused by several hurricanes including Katrina and Rita. During the Chilean Miners rescue mission in 2010, he reported live in both English and Spanish.
Apart from covering natural disasters, Housley did interviews such as the April 2013 exclusive interview with a special operations whistle-blower who said the government betrayed four men who died in the Benghazi attacks on September 11. Previously, in 2006, he did an exclusive interview with Daniel Ortega, a Sandinista leader, on the war against drugs. The drug-related reports were from Nicaragua and El Salvador.
In 2009, Housley provided live video coverage from Venezuela of the protests against Hugo Chavez. He was the first reporter permitted aboard the US warship USS Erie during a defense missile launch in Hawaii in 2007. In 2005, he was one among the few reporters permitted to witness Stanley Tookie Williams execution in Quentin State Prison. From Thailand, he extensively covered the aftermath of the 2004 Southeast Asia tsunami. His other coverage included the Operation Iraqi Freedom from Kuwait, Iraq, the Persian Gulf and Bahrain, the war on terror form Israel, the West Bank, Gaza Strip and Pakistan. During Arnold Schwarzenegger’s 2013 campaign he was FNC’s lead reporter.
Prior to joining FNC, he worked on the radio in Napa and was a reporter for several television stations in California. Over the course of his years as a journalist, Housley has won several awards. He was honored with a regional Emmy, a Regional Associated Press Reporting Award and a Forestry Award for helping to capture a wanted arsonist. Housley is an excellent athlete and has played for minor league teams.
Housley married the classic beauty, actress and reality star Tamera Mowry in 2011 after dating her for 6 years. The couple has an adorable son Aden. Housely is white American and Tamara is half-black. Theirs being an interracial marriage, she was a target of racist remarks and was repeatedly abused online. Both Housley and Tamera did not keep quiet; they spoke out against those who spewed hurtful comments. The loving couple supported each other during these troubling times. Looking at the happy family, there is an aura of domestic bliss about them. With no other relationships or affairs in their personal lives, there is no reason for separation or divorce.
Last Modified: Apr 8, 2020