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Bill O'Reilly has hosted Fox News' "The O'Reilly Factor" (formerly known as "The O'Reilly Report") since 1996. He is also the author of the New York Times #1 bestseller "Culture Warrior" (2006), "A Bold Fresh Piece of Humanity: A Memoir" (2008), "Pinheads and Patriots: Where You Stand in the Age of Obama" (2010) and "Killing Lincoln: The Shocking Assassination that Changed America Forever" (2011). Raised in New York and New Jersey, O'Reilly studied history at Marist College and taught high school English and history before studying broadcast journalism at Boston University. He began his broadcast career as a reporter and anchor at WNEP in Scranton, Pennsylvania and worked in local news in several regional markets before settling in New York as an anchor at a CBS affiliate. In 1982 he became a CBS News network correspondent, covering international affairs, and moved to ABC News in 1986. He went on to anchor "Inside News," then took a brief break from television to earn a Master's Degree in Public Administration from Harvard University's John F. Kennedy School of Government. In 1996 O'Reilly launched "The O'Reilly Report" on the Fox News Channel, then in its first year of operation. Until 2009 his television broadcast was complemented by "The Radio Factor," which was carried by over 400 radio stations, and he writes a weekly column that is syndicated by newspapers nationwide.