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Revealed: Meet Alicia Meller, The Wife Of Fox News Correspondent Benjamin Hall

Alicia, the wife of Fox News Correspondent Benjamin Hall, lives a quiet life supporting her husband's dangerous yet fulfilling career. This article uncovers their private married life, the harrowing Ukraine incident, their beautiful children, and Hall's new book 'Saved'.
by Robyn Kerkhof | Nov 2 2023
Credits: People

This article focuses on Benjamin Hall’s wife, the woman behind the courageous and diligent war journalist. Recognized for his extensive coverage of international conflicts, Benjamin’s personal life is much less understood, and this article champions the task of enlightening you about his life behind the scenes, specifically in relation to his wife.

Alicia Meller: The Wife of Benjamin Hall, Fox News Correspondent

Alicia Meller is the wife of Benjamin Hall (41 years old), In July 2015, Benjamin Hall wedded Alicia Meller, an Australian entrepreneur. Alicia is an employee at Senso, an Australian fashion and footwear brand that her parents established in 1979. In 2010, she teamed up with her sisters, Imogen and Skye to work for the family company, and she now oversees its international growth.

Skye manages the creative aspect of the business, focusing on the designs, while Imogen spearheads the brand’s social media and marketing as the General Manager. Alicia and her family split their time between London, where she resides, and Sydney, where Senso’s headquarters is located.

Hall disclosed on Instagram that their wedding took place in July 2015 at the prestigious Brompton Oratory in London. On their fifth anniversary, Hall reminisced by sharing a photo from their wedding day, captioning it with heartwarming words, expressing his gratitude to his “beautiful, kind, and wonderful wife” for the incredible five years they’d spent together.

Benjamin and Alicia: Proud Parents to Three Children

Benjamin and Jourdana Hall are proud parents to three lovely children, Hero, 3, Honor, 7, and Iris, 5. Contrary to their father’s highly public life, the children are being raised away from the prying eyes of the public, ensuring they have a normal and grounded upbringing.

Celebrated Journalist and War Correspondent: Benjamin Hall’s Career

Benjamin Hall is a British-born television journalist and author, best known for his role as a correspondent for Fox News. Born in London, he studied Politics, Philosophy, and Economics at the University of Oxford and postgraduate journalism at Columbia University.

He started his career as a print journalist and wrote two books on the Middle East and Afghanistan, respectively. He worked for the U.N., the Times, the Spectator, and the Telegraph.

He joined Fox News in 2015, where he covers international affairs. He’s been reporting on the frontlines of major conflicts around the world, including in Ukraine, the Middle East, and Afghanistan. 

Benjamin Hall’s Near Death Experience In Ukraine

Benjamin Hall, a Fox News correspondent, was seriously injured while reporting on the Russian invasion of Ukraine on March 14, 2022. His vehicle was attacked near Kyiv, leading to the death of Fox photojournalist Pierre Zakrzewski and Ukrainian journalist Oleksandra “Sasha” Kuvshinova. Hall himself lost half of one leg, and his other foot suffered eye and hearing damage and injuries to a hand. 

In July 2022, he was visited by Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott and President Jay Wallace at the Brooke Army Medical Center in Texas, where he was recovering. In September, he made a surprise appearance at the Fox News Quarterly Address, articulating through his story a message not of tragedy but one of goodwill.

In November, Hall was awarded the Courage Award at the 4th Annual Patriot Awards, and in December, he received the Foreign Press Award. He recognized his colleagues who died in the same attack and the importance of continuing to report from war zones in his acceptance speeches. 

On January 26, 2023, Hall came back to live television despite his major physical injuries. He announced he had written a book called “Saved: A War Reporter’s Mission to Make it Home,” which chronicles the attack and his healing journey, released on the one-year anniversary of the attack.

To gain a more comprehensive understanding of Benjamin Hall’s experiences, readers are encouraged to explore his book Saved. This gripping and timely account delves into his near-fatal brush with combat in Ukraine and the extraordinary efforts to save his life.

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