When it comes to broadcasting, there are so many fields involved. Most journalists are often perfect in-house while others work on the fields. Also, a few others take up investigatory journalism, television broadcasting, and radio broadcasting. Julie Banderas is a journalist who gained popularity working with the cable station Fox TV. She has covered almost all areas of broadcasting and is perfect at her job.
After graduating from college, she took up a minor job at a local television station before eventually gaining a spot at Fox cable network in 2005. On live Tv, she has had a few tussles trying to air her views. She has also faced a few controversies at her workplace.
Julie Banderas – Biography (Age)
At birth, she was named Jukie E. Bidwell on the 25th of September 1973. She was born in Hartford Connecticut and there she spent her formative years. Julie Banderas is one of the five children belonging to Howard D. Bidwell and is one of the two children born to Fabiola R. She has one biological sibling named Melissa Bidwell and four half-siblings: Howard (Bud) Bidwell, Marybeth (Becky) Bender, Susan Williams, and Tracy Bidwell.
Howard her dad, while he was alive, worked for the Navy team as a veteran and subsequently ran a company known as Consolidated Precast, Inc. He was married thrice and Julie’s mother is his second wife.
There are noT many details regarding her education. The only facts about her education refer to her days at Emerson college. There she bagged a bachelor’s degree from Emerson College.
Fox News Career
Julie Banderas joined Fox Television in 2005 after she had worked in a few local stations. She was employed as a general assignment reporter and within a year of her employment, she showed her relevance to the team. Then in 2016, she became notable what with her infamous on-air clash with Shirley Phelps -Roper.
Even with the chaos, she made during that period, Fox Television kept her and by 2008, she took the place of Laurie Dhue who hosted the Fox Report Weekend. Two years later, Julie took maternity leave from the show and was replaced by Harris Faulkner. She later returned during the latter part of 2010 and occupied the place of fox general news correspondent.
With Fox, Julie has faced a few challenges that may have warranted the cable station to lay her off, however, her contributions to the news world have kept her going. Some refer to her as an aggressive lady who always wants her views to be aired while others see her as the perfect person for her kind of job.
Despite her excellence with the cable station, Julie has encountered a few controversies while on duty. She had a tussle rumble with Meghan McCain pertaining her jokes about the lady’s meltdown with the thoughts of democratic socialists on social media. She justified her actions by stating that she doesn’t ever want her grandchildren growing up in a socialist nation. There had also been rumors about her resignation or retirement from Fox television, however, the journalist has publicly stated that she is not leaving the station but is only going to work during the weekdays and has her weekends to herself and family.
Family: Husband and Kids
The news correspondent is a married woman. She tied the knots with a man named Andrew J. Sansone sometime in 2009. Andrew is on the board of directors of Habitat for Humanity and is the founder of the Old Rock media and Big Apple Channel.
Julie and Andrew had a core romantic relationship. They dated for a while before the CEO graced her with one of the most romantic engagement proposals in history. He proposed to her through a message entrapped in a bottle while on an adventure on Long Island Sound. Accepting the proposal, they had an elaborate wedding at the Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church on the 29th of August 2009.
In 2010, Julie’s absence from work was based on the birth of her first child, Addison Mellisa. Addison was born on the 21st of April 2010. Two years later, she welcomed their daughter Avery Julie precisely on the 13th of November 2012. Her son, Andrew Harrison later came along on May 9, 2016.
Instagram and Twitter
Julie Banderas is an avid social media user. On Twitter (@Julie Banderas), she has over 83,000 followers and uses the platform as a means of airing her views with most of her tweets often intended to gather responses. Unlike her activities on Twitter, she doesn’t often utilize her Instagram page with just a few posts on the handle.