Fox News’ Benjamin Hall Injured Outside Of Kyiv, Anchor Announces

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Fox News State Department correspondent Benjamin Hall has been injured outside of Ukraine’s capital, Kyiv, anchor John Roberts announced Monday on the network’s “America Reports.”

“This is news that we hate to pass along to you, but it’s obviously what happens sometimes in the middle of a conflict. A Fox News journalist has been injured while news gathering outside of Kyiv,” Roberts announced. “Very few details, but teams on the ground are working as hard as they can to try and gather more information.”

“A reminder, of course, that this is in a war zone, that information changes very quickly and we are working as hard as possible to get the best information that we possibly can and get all of the details on what has happened. The safety of our Fox team, of course, is of the utmost importance and our highest priority.”


Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott confirmed Hall’s injury and hospitalization in a memo to staff, vowing that the safety of the network’s journalists on the ground is “top priority.”

“Earlier today, our correspondent Benjamin Hall was injured while news gathering outside of Kyiv in Ukraine,” Scott said in the memo. “We have a minimal level of details right now, but Ben is hospitalized and our teams on the ground are working to gather additional information as the situation quickly unfolds. The safety of our entire team of journalists in Ukraine and the surrounding regions is our top priority and of the utmost importance.”

Fox News national correspondent Bill Melugin asked that everyone say a prayer for Hall via Twitter.

“Please say a few prayers for our @FoxNews colleague @BenjaminHallFNC, who was injured today while news gathering outside of Kyiv,” Melugin said. “He is hospitalized right now, and we have no further details at the moment.”

The network’s journalists reporting live from the ground in Kyiv and Lviv also include war correspondent Trey Yingst and Moscow-based correspondent Steve Harrigan. (RELATED: ‘Detached From Reality’: Fox News Reporter Takes A Shot At Kamala Harris’ ‘Political Speak’)

Former New York Times contributor and acclaimed American journalist Brent Renaud became the first American journalist killed on the ground while covering the invasion of Ukraine after Russian forces opened fire Sunday at his vehicle in the city of Irpin, located outside of Kyiv. Another journalist had been wounded in the attack, according to the Committee to Protect Journalists.