Political reporter Greg Fox celebrates more than 26 years of service as a reporter and anchor at WESH 2 News. He’s covered politics since 1988, and currently covers government in Orlando and Orange County.
Fox is a 2012 winner of an Emmy award from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences (Suncoast Chapter) for a series of investigative reports on red light cameras. He has also won an Emmy for his reporting on oppressive political and social conditions in Cuba.
Greg is also a two-time winner of the Walter Cronkite Award for Excellence in Television Political Journalism. He is widely recognized for his “Truth Tests,” which analyze the truthfulness of facts presented in political commercials.
Other awards: Sunshine State “Freedom Of Information Award” (SPJ/2013), Sunshine State “Election Coverage” (1st Place/2013) and “Feature” reporting (1st Place/2013) Florida Bar Media Award (1st Place/2011), Sunshine State Award “Election Coverage” (SPJ/1st Place/2009), Green Eyeshade Award (Society Of Professional Journalists/1st Place/2008), and multiple awards from RTDNA, the Associated Press, and the Central Florida Press Club.
Born in Absecon, N.J., Greg graduated from High Point University in North Carolina with a bachelor's degree in journalism and English. He also was a varsity tennis player for the "Panthers."
Previously, he worked at WYOU-TV in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, Pennsylvania, and WGHP-TV in High Point/Greensboro/Winston-Salem, North Carolina. He has been an adjunct professor since 1999 at Rollins College and a guest instructor at the Connecticut School of Broadcasting. Greg previously served as an adjunct professor at the University of Central Florida.
Greg is committed to numerous local, non-profit organizations. He currently serves on the Board of Directors for Morningstar School Orlando, for special needs children; The Executive Advisory Board of the Central Florida Council, Boy Scouts of America; (Assistant Scoutmaster- Troop 849/Altamonte Springs); and Board Of Directors, Smile For A Lifetime (Longwood, Florida- Providing free orthodontia for low income families).
He is a past President of the Central Florida Press Club, past member of the Community Advisory Council of the Golden Rule Foundation, and past Honorary Chairman of The Sharing Center (providing food, clothing and education for economically challenged families).
He is also a founding Board member of Annunciation Catholic Academy in Altamonte Springs, where his three sons, Ryan, Kevin & Colin, have attended school. His wife, Mary Ann, previously taught at the academy.
In his spare time, Greg enjoys golf, tennis, fishing and -- most of all -- spending time with his family.
- WESH-TVReporter, present