Fox News Host Chris Wallace To Deliver Address at Baccalaureate Service
Publication Date: 5/7/2012
The Baccalaureate Service for the 163rd Session of Rhodes College will be held May 11 at Mississippi Boulevard Christian Church located at 70 N. Bellevue Blvd. beginning at 3 p.m. Rhodes President William E. Troutt will preside over the service, and Chris Wallace, host of “Fox News Sunday” and stepparent of Rhodes graduating senior Remick Smothers, will deliver the address.
An award-winning journalist, Wallace has interviewed numerous newsmakers and major political figures including President Barack Obama and former Presidents George W. Bush and Bill Clinton. Before joining Fox News, Wallace worked at ABC News for 15 years where he served as the senior correspondent for “Primetime Thursday” and as a substitute host for “Nightline.”
Prior to joining ABC News, Wallace was with NBC News where he served as the chief White House correspondent from 1982 to 1989. In the 1980s, he also served as a moderator of “Meet the Press.”
Wallace has received numerous honors including three Emmy Awards, the Dupont-Columbia Silver Baton and the Peabody Award.
Wallace is son of the late CBS journalist Mike Wallace.