Gerri Willis joined Fox Business Network (FBN) in March of 2010. She is the host of The Willis Report (5 & 8PM/ET), a primetime program that covers the leading financial and political stories of the day and their impact on consumers.
Joined by a different panel of experts each afternoon, Willis dissects the news of the day and explains its bottom line effects on the wallets of everyday Americans. The program also examines the latest scams, hidden fees and other ways companies take advantage of consumers. Willis also appears across all programming to provide analysis on how the news of the day affects taxpayers.
Prior to joining FBN, Willis served as the personal finance editor for CNN Business News and hosted the weekly half-hour program titled "Your Bottom Line," which focused on ways to save Americans money and the economy's effects on personal finance. Before CNN, she worked at Smart Money magazine as the senior financial correspondent. A graduate of Columbia Business School where she was a Knight-Bagehot Fellow, Willis is the author of two business books, "The Smart Money Guide to Real Estate Investing" and "Home Rich."
She was also the winner of the Excellence in Retirement Savings Reporting award in 2001, which is bestowed by the American University School of Communication and the Investment Company Institute's Education Foundation.
Born in Spruce Pine, NC, Willis resides in Westchester County. Check out her Twitter: twitter.com/GerriWillisFBN