Steve Harrigan joined FOX News Channel (FNC) as a Middle East correspondent in October 2001 and is now a Miami-based correspondent.
During his tenure at FNC, Harrigan notably reported on Operation Enduring Freedom from Afghanistan shortly after 9/11. He has also reported extensively on the ongoing Israeli-Palestinian conflict and the continuing War on Terror throughout the Middle East region, in addition to providing extensive coverage of Hurricane Katrina from Gulfport, Mississippi.
Prior to joining FNC, he spent 10 years as a CNN correspondent based in Moscow where he reported from inside the Kremlin when then Soviet President Mikhail Gorbachev resigned in 1991, and covered the Chechen War extensively for the network. During his tenure with CNN, the network's Moscow bureau received the Peabody, DuPont, and Kaplan Awards for excellence in reporting.
A graduate of Duke University, Harrigan holds a Ph.D. in comparative literature and is fluent in Russian.