|Born||A. Jedediah Louisa Bila
(1979-01-29) January 29, 1979
Brooklyn, New York, United States
|Alma mater||B.A., Wagner College
M.A., Columbia University
|Occupation||Author, television personality|
A. Jedediah Louisa Bila (born January 29, 1979) is an American television and radio host, columnist, and author. She was a co-host on ABC’s The View from August 2016 to September 2017. She is a former Fox News contributor and was a regular panelist on shows such as Red Eye and Outnumbered.
Bila was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York. On Twitter, Bila has said she is of Italian heritage. She graduated valedictorian from Wagner College with a B.A. in Spanish and a minor in Business Administration. She earned a Master of Arts from Columbia University in Spanish literature.
In January 2013, Bila was hired on Fox News as a contributor. In April 2014, she became a panelist on the talk show Outnumbered. In August 2016, she announced her departure from Fox News to join ABC‘s The View as a permanent co-host for the show’s 20th season. Bila departed The View on September 18, 2017.
On June 12, 2017, Bila announced her engagement to boyfriend Jeremy Scher.
Bila has stated that she is not a Democrat or a Republican, and that she has a “strong libertarian streak”. She has described herself as a conservative libertarian, and stated that she is a registered independent.
Awards and nominations
|2017||Daytime Emmy Award||Outstanding Entertainment Talk Show Host
(shared with Joy Behar, Candace Cameron Bure, Paula Faris, Whoopi Goldberg, Sara Haines, Sunny Hostin, and Raven-Symoné)