Over the previous few weeks, Fox Information anchor Rob Schmitt has been noticeably absent from his early morning program Fox & Associates First. Correspondent Todd Piro, who joined the community in 2017, is at the moment filling in as co-host alongside Jillian Mele — however might the switch-up be everlasting?
Is Rob Schmitt nonetheless at Fox Information?
The reporter remains to be listed as one of many present’s foremost contributors, however seems to have taken a while off to rejoice his 37th birthday, which was on Aug. 13. Rob revealed in an Instagram publish that he visited his hometown of Carmel, Ind.
“First time house in WAY too lengthy,” the journalist wrote subsequent to a photograph together with his dad and mom, Farzaneh and Robert. After his journey to the Midwest, Rob frolicked with associates in L.A. earlier than spending a weekend within the Hamptons.
The Indiana College grad’s first job out of faculty was truly in Redding, Calif., a metropolis about 160 miles north of Sacramento. “What I do requires loads of way of life altering,” Rob advised Feeling the Vibe journal of his early years in broadcast journalism.
“I might say each 2-Three years I needed to uproot my whole life and simply begin throughout in a distinct metropolis… While you’re simply getting snug in L.A., you’re advised you’re going to New York however then you definitely don’t know anybody over there,” he defined.
“I imagine that’s what weeds lots of people out of this business. You ask your self, ‘Do I actually need to transfer to this small city and make $8/hour being a information reporter at 22 years outdated? Do I need to transfer away from all my associates and go to that metropolis?'”
His resolution to keep it up proved to be a wise one for Rob, who has been at Fox Information since 2016. “On daily basis is sort of totally different, it’s not simply sitting behind a desk doing paperwork,” the anchor mentioned of his Fox & Associates First gig.
“Being on tv retains it fascinating and there’s all the time new content material day-after-day. I all the time say one of many higher components of my job is that if I’m going on a trip, you don’t return to a job the place every part has piled up in your desk,” he added. No marvel he appears to be like so relaxed on social media.