Arthur Housley is the name of a very respectable and skilled American journalist who turned to a career of a reporter after his dreams of a big baseball career ended.
He is a correspondent for Fox News since 2001 and has been known as one of the rare American reporters who doesn’t mind reporting from war areas and areas hit with disasters like earthquakes and floods.
He was born as Arthur Adam Housley on August 13, 1971, in the city of Napa, located in California, United States.
He had graduated from Pepperdine University and while he was a student he was a great baseball player so he played it for the college team.
He often traveled on matches throughout the country.
In 1992, he was a part of the team which played at the National Champion College World Baseball Cup. He had also played for a baseball team called Harwich and he was a very good player.
He played at two positions: a hitter and a pitcher. He was hoping that he will be able to make a career out of his favorite sport.
Other than being a great baseball player he was also very good in the field of studying so he had received a bachelor’s degree in both political science and in the field of telecommunications.
He was always very interested in what is happening around him, both in the United States and in the rest of the world.
He believed that people are choosing to ignore valuable information and that too many decisions are made on false or incomplete information.
He also studied at Stanford University and the University of Arizona where he gained more skills in the area of journalism.
After finishing college he started playing pro baseball and his debut game was for the Montreal Expos who first drafted him.
He was also a baseball player for the Milwaukee Brewers and the Detroit Tigers but both of these teams were located in the minor league.
Housley became interested in a career as a journalist so he became a reporter for Fox TV’s branch office located in Sacramento in California where he worked for two years.
He was very good at his job so he had gained many awards that confirmed his talent.
In 2001, he had received the Regional Associated Press Reporting Award.
He gained a Regional Emmy Award which was a very motivating thing for him and made him work even harder.
He became the main reporter for KFTY-TV, a TV station from Santa Rosa, where he worked from 1998 until the year 2000.
His work there was very appreciated there and one of his most precious memories from that time was when he helped in catching and arsonist with his responsible hard work.
This event made the government give him the California Department of Forestry Award and it made him very proud.
He worked as a reporter in his hometown of Napa, and it was on the town’s radio station where he worked on newscasts. He produced them and developed the story behind them.
While working as a reporter Housley was never scared of going in war zones or dangerous places so he often made reports from places in the Far East.
His reports came from Iraq, Kuwait, Bahrain and many more places where war was in progress and where unarmed people like him were in jeopardy.
In 2003, he found himself in Kuwait when the first war sirens started to go off.
He was present at the Persian Gulf when the American Special Forces were trying to locate the illegal shipments of weapons that were sent to Iraq from other countries.
Since he was there alone he made his reports through video phone. He did it from the USS Milius, a destroyer ship that was responsible for firing the first missiles into Iraq.
The USS Milius was commissioned in 1996 and had 15 captains until today. The firing of these missiles from USS Milius is considered as a start of the Iraqi war.
In 2003, Adam was on the position of the lead reporter of FNC and he covered the campaign of Arnold Schwarzenegger. He had also been involved in the covering of almost all bigger hurricane catastrophes, from Katrina to Rita.
Adam was also involved in the Mexican-American crisis and has covered the stories from the southern American border, following the tragedies of American immigrants which tried to enter the United States in the search of a better life.
He shared not only news but the emotional stories of people involved in unsolvable problems and danger.
In the winter of 2005, Adam Arthur witnessed the execution of Stanley “Tookie” Williams, a founder of Crips who was executed by lethal injection in the jail San Quentin.
He was guilty of taking the lives of four people, without remorse, so he was executed by the US government.
Some of his most interesting live reports were the shooting at the L. A. International Airport and the events following the plane crash in San Francisco.
He also covered the story which spoke about the suspension of Alex Rodriguez, the baseman for the New York Yankees.
In 2012, he made a report of Waldo Canyon fires and he reported live from Colorado.
Some of the Latin countries he visited were Nicaragua, Chile, and Colombia and he reported about the governments’ problems connected to drugs and drug trafficking.
He received accolades for his exclusive interview with the known Sandinista leader Daniel Ortega from Nicaragua, who is a popular nationalist rebellion fighting against the influence of the United States.
These interviews and newscasts brought him fame in the media world.
Adam received his Masters of Arts degree in the field of international security and he gained it from the University of Arizona.
One of his most emotional reports came from Haiti in 2010, when he covered the story about the devastation caused by the big earthquake.
He did everything in his power to transfer the rescue information to the public and he did it with the help of his skilled and trusting cameraman Eric Barnes.
They have rescued many footages and audio records which helped them describe the big tragedy.
Adam was one of the rare western journalists to cover the Southeast Asian tsunami rescue search. He was there when the crew was in the search of the bodies of people who were killed during the tsunami.
He had also covered the events following the devastation in Japan after the big earthquake and the tsunami which the earthquake caused. He was one of the rare Americans to be there but it did not take long for them to be kicked out of Japan.
He was chosen to cover the Chilean mining accident because he speaks fluent Spanish and it helped him to cover the theme easier and to gain more pieces of information than he would usually receive.
It was also a very emotional report because he was there to witness the rescue of the Chilean miners who were trapped underground for more than two months.
In 2014, he covered the protests which took place in the state of Missouri, in the town of Ferguson. The protests were caused by the shooting of Michael Brown, who was killed by a police officer. This tragic incident rose questions about the militarization of the American police and their racism focused mainly on African-American citizens.
He also covered the story of the terrorist attack which took place in San Bernandino in the winter of 2015. H
e was able to obtain the footage which no reporters could obtain. He helped the police to get crucial information which resulted in numerous arrests.
As for his personal life, he started a relationship with Tamera Mowry which resulted in their wedding which took place in May 2015.
They have dated for six years until the wedding. The pair met through a college professor who knew them both.
Tamera Mowry is a very popular African- American actress and a host known for her roles in Sister, Sister and her own show named The Real Tamera Mowry.
Housley’s family owns a winery in the Californian town named Lodi, and he is the president of the winery. He is a very skilled businessman so the winery works with profit.
In 2012, he became a proud father of Aden John Tanner Housley and three years later the loving family welcomed their first daughter who was named Tariah Talea Housley.
In 2016, Adam and his wife Tamera became the winners of a reality competition series which first started airing in 2009 on Food Network.
They were a part of the cupcake showdown and made the best sweet dessert. They were very proud of their success and it showed everyone how they function well.
The money they received for their win was later donated to a charity organization. They chose the charity which helps the members of the US military families.
Although they have many fans, there were a lot of people who didn’t like their interracial relationship and made rude remarks about it on their social media.
A lot of caucasian people spoke badly of his wife Tamera and he defended her on the social media very firmly.
His family suffered a great tragedy when his niece was killed in the Thousand Oaks shooting. It was a huge shock for the entire family because they are very connected.
The pair is very supportive of each other and they try to keep away from the bad surrounding.
Full name: Arthur Adam Housley
Date of birth: August 13, 1971
Birthplace: Napa, California, United States
Profession: reporter, TV host, radio host
Height: 1, 91 m
Net Worth: $3 million