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John Hook

John Hook joined the FOX10 News team in August of 1993. He anchors an hour of news on both “FOX 10 News @ 5 pm” and “FOX 10 News @ 9 pm.” John and co-anchor Kari Lake make up “Hook and Lake,” the longest running news team in the Valley. John also hosts Fox10 Newsmaker Sunday every Sunday morning at 5:30am.

John has spent 32 of his 33 years in broadcasting in Arizona. He has earned more than a dozen Rocky Mountain Emmy Awards in that time. He’s been Associated Press’ Anchor of the Year five times. During his tenure in Phoenix, John has covered every major story for more than a quarter of a century. In 2002, John was inducted into the Walter Cronkite School “Hall of Fame” at his alma mater. A true supporter of future broadcasters, John established the John Hook Endowment Scholarship at ASU. John is also passionate about promoting organ donation.

When he’s not on set or in the field, John enjoys spending time with his wife, Gina Salazar Hook and their children, twelve-year-old twin boys and a ten-year-old daughter.

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