Brit Hume (born June 22, 1943) is an American commentator and television journalist. Since 2008, he has been a senior political analyst for Fox News and a regular panelist on Fox News Sunday. He previously spent ten years as the Washington, D.C. managing editor of Fox News and the anchor of Special Report with Brit Hume.
Brit Hume was born Alexander Britton Hume in Washington, D.C., the son of Virginia Powell (née Minnigerode) Hume and George Graham Hume. He attended St. Albans School at the same time as Al Gore and graduated from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, Virginia, with a Bachelor of Arts in English in 1965.
Hume first worked for The Hartford Times, and later for United Press International and the Baltimore Evening Sun. He then worked for syndicated columnist Jack Anderson from 1970 to 1972, and later for Richard Pollak, founding editor of (a monthly media review published in the 1970s), as a Washington Editor during the mid-1970s.