Rita Cosby has anchored highly rated prime-time shows on FOX News Channel and MSNBC. She is currently a special correspondent for the top-rated newsmagazine Inside Edition.
Throughout her career, Rita has secured some of the biggest exclusives, conducting historic back-to-back interviews with Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat and Israeli Prime Minister Ariel Sharon. Cosby also was granted a rare meeting with Pope John Paul II to discuss death penalty issues after receiving an exclusive letter from Timothy McVeigh explaining why he carried out the Oklahoma City Bombing.
She was the first reporter to see prisoners held at Guantanamo Bay and witness an actual interrogation. During Hurricane Katrina, she provided extensive, live coverage, hosting shows from New Orleans, revealing the widespread devastation.
Her book, Quiet Hero: Secrets from My Father’s Past, is enjoying tremendous success. It is the most personal and important story of her life as she uncovered an amazing history of heroism and courage involving her estranged father, a Nazi prisoner of war, saved by American troops.