Bill O'Reilly is a political commentator and host of The O'Reilly Factor on Fox News. Earlier in his career, he served as a news correspondent for CBS and ABC. In 1989, O'Reilly began anchoring Inside Edition. Seven years later, in 1996, O'Reilly joined Fox News and launched The O'Reilly Factor, originally titled The O'Reilly Report for its first two years. In addition to establishing a broadcasting career, O'Reilly has authored nearly 20 books.