Carley Shimkus
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Carley Shimkus is an American TV correspondent, producer and news anchor. As at March 2018, she served as a round-the-clock news reporter on the Fox News Channel. In this capacity, she covers trending news stories and also gets to feature on several programs including Fox & Friends and First Fox & Friends on Fox TV.

She joined Fox after her college education and within a few years, she was made assistant producer. In addition to her behind-the-camera role as producer, Carley Shimkus equally made some rare on-screen appearances. However, her on-screen appearances have increased in recent years as a 24/7 Headlines correspondent. In this capacity, she gets to feature on Fox & Friends First, Fox & Friends, Mediabuzz and other programmes on the Fox Network.

The fresh-faced Fox news correspondent, however, faced some major backlash from fans of Star Wars after she made some unsavoury remarks about the franchise on an episode of Your World with Neil Cavuto in 2015.

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Carley Shimkus’ Bio, Age

She was born Carley Noelle Shimkus on November 7, 1986, in Long Valley, New Jersey and was raised alongside her elder sister Margot. There is no information regarding her early education or her high school education. As a teenager with good looks, a great physique and a good height, Carley decided to give modelling a shot. After a few outings, she discovered that it takes much more than good looks and a great height to succeed in modelling. She quit modelling with the conclusion that it was not meant for her.

For her college education, she studied at Quinnipiac University between 2005 and 2009. In 2008, Carley was among a select group of students who got the opportunity to attend a semester at George Washington University. There, she completed an intensive coursework in the area of journalism. She graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree having majored in Broadcast Journalism.

Carley Shimkus joined Fox almost immediately after graduation. As a student, she had interned at the Fox office in Washington D.C during her junior year and once she was done with school, she went ahead to put in her application. She started as a news correspondent in 2009 and was promoted to Associate Producer at Fox Business Network in 2012.

She also served as associate producer on Imus in the Morning, the syndicated radio show which runs simultaneously on Fox network. In her role, she handled the most minute details from the show’s news anchor to the guests. She also handled the show’s website “”.

Carley Shimkus turned 31 in November 2017. Starting from the lower ranks, the New Jersey-born correspondent is steadily making her way to the top echelons of her career. Still in her prime and with so many more years to go in her career, she is certainly headed for the very top.


Carley Shimkus’ parents are Zulma M. Shimkus and Edward Shimkus. The two had met in 1982 on a plane ride. Her mother was a flight attendant while her father was a passenger on the same flight. Her sister Margot is a very talented artist and also an art teacher.

Marriage and Husband

Carley Shimkus is currently married to businessman Peter Buchignani. The couple met on the day Carley turned 23. They began dating officially in 2013 and after two years, they tied the knot on August 8, 2015, in her home state of New Jersey. The gorgeous correspondent announced her marriage on Imus in the Morning.

Carley Shimkus wedding

Her husband Pete has a Bachelors degree from Princeton University in Political Science. He has worked at a number of financial houses including Barclays Capital and Deutsche Bank. He is currently a sales analyst at Amherst Pierpont Securities.

The two are big fans of Michigan football, so much that the Michigan fight song was the exit song during their wedding. Apart from their common undying love for Michigan football, this couple also have a few other things in common. It turns out that Pete also had his college education within the same period as Carley (2005-2009). Theirs has been a blissful union, free of any form of controversy.

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Height, Measurements

Height: 5′ 10″

Weight: 54 kg or 118 lbs

Bust Size: 34″ or 86 cm

Waist Size: 24″ or 61 cm

Hip Size: 35″ or 89cm

Bra Size:  32B

Dress Size: 4 (US)

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