Trish Regan Biography

Trish Regan is an American TV journalist, anchor, and author, best known for hosting the shows ‘Trish Regan Primetime’ and ‘The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan’ on ‘Fox News Channel.’ Despite her initial interest in music and dreams of becoming an opera singer, Regan found her passion in journalism and began her career as a business correspondent for ‘CBS Evening News.’ She later moved to ‘CNBC’ where she hosted a daily market show and created documentaries, winning an ‘Emmy Award’ for ‘Best Documentary.’ Currently working for ‘Fox News Channel,’ Regan has received both accolades and criticism for her honest reporting and controversial remarks on political issues.

Quick Facts

  • Also Known As: Trish, Tricia Ann Regan
  • Age: 51 Years, 51 Year Old Females
  • Family: Spouse/Ex-: James A. Ben
  • Born Country: United States
  • TV Anchors
  • Journalists
  • U.S. State: New Hampshire
  • Education: Columbia University

Childhood & Early Life

Trish Regan, born Tricia Ann Regan on December 13, 1972, grew up in New Hampshire. Her mother worked as a freelance feature writer for newspapers such as the ‘Daily Telegraph’ and ‘Boston Globe.’ Not much is known about her parents or siblings. Regan attended the Phillips Exeter Academy and was crowned ‘Miss New Hampshire,’ representing her home state in the ‘Miss America 1994’ beauty pageant. She had a passion for music and studied voice and opera at the New England Conservatory of Music in Boston. She also attended the American Institute of Musical Studies in Austria. In 2000, Regan graduated from Columbia University with a bachelor’s degree in history.


While studying at Columbia University, Regan worked at a hedge fund’s emerging markets desk. She later joined the investment firm Goldman Sachs, specializing in analyzing economic and political risks in Latin American countries. During her senior year, she interned with NBC News and discovered her true calling in journalism. In 2001, Regan began her journalism career as a business correspondent for CBS MarketWatch, which was partially owned by CBS News. She worked on the news program CBS Evening News until 2007 and also contributed to shows like Face the Nation and 48 Hours. Regan received the Most Outstanding Young Broadcast Journalist Award from the Northern California Society of Professional Journalists in 2002 and earned an Emmy Award nomination in 2007 for her work on the connections between South America’s tri-border regions and Islamic terrorist groups.

In 2007, Regan joined CNBC, where she hosted daily markets shows and created documentaries. Her CNBC special Marijuana Inc: Inside America’s Pot Industry received an Emmy Award nomination in 2009 for Best Documentary, and her documentary Against the Tide: The Battle for New Orleans was nominated for the Gerald Loeb Award. In 2012, she joined Bloomberg Television as the host of the daily show Street Smart with Trish Regan, focusing on global markets. She also served as the channel’s lead anchor for the 2012 presidential campaign coverage. In 2015, Regan joined Fox Business Network and currently hosts the shows Trish Regan Primetime and The Intelligence Report with Trish Regan. She has covered news on various issues, including drug trafficking, terrorism, and human trafficking. In 2015, Regan and Sandra Smith made history as the first female duo to moderate a debate for the US presidential elections. She has been recognized for her exceptional reporting skills by publications like the Houston Chronicle and Business Insider.

Controversies and Personal Life

In 2018, Regan faced criticism for her comments on the economic condition in Denmark, comparing it to Venezuela and stating, “There is something rotten in Denmark.” She later clarified that it was not meant to be a derogatory statement. Regan is married to James A Ben, an investment banker, since 2001. They have twin daughters named Alexandria and Elizabeth and a son named Jamie. She is active on various social media platforms and has written the book Joint Ventures: Inside America’s Almost Legal Marijuana Industry.

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