Elizabeth MacDonald

Elizabeth MacDonald is the host of FOX Business Network’s (FBN) The Evening Edit …

About The Show

Host Elizabeth MacDonald interviews industry experts to get the inside scoop on the day’s leading headlines as they relate to your wallet.

Elizabeth MacDonald is the anchor of The Evening Edit on Fox Business.

According to her Fox Business bio, MacDonald covered the IRS, corporate accounting scandals, taxes and Wall Street for the Wall Street Journal and Forbes Magazine, where she created Forbes’ annual ranking, The World’s 100 Most Powerful Women. Congress has called MacDonald in twice to testify about IRS abuses of taxpayers as well as IRS reforms that would protect taxpayers.

At the Wall Street Journal, MacDonald wrote front-page stories, Heard on the Street columns, and editorials. MacDonald also wrote about the coming wave of accounting scandals in the mid-90s.

MacDonald broke stories detailing the Church of Scientology’s secret settlement with the IRS and the Kennedys’ use of the IRS to target and audit political enemies, as well as thousands of groups and individuals, including Fair Play for Cuba Committee, connected to assassin Lee Harvey Oswald. MacDonald also covered allegations of political audits under the Clinton Administration.

Prior to that, MacDonald was a financial editor for Worth Magazine and covered the IRS and taxes for Money Magazine. MacDonald reported an award-winning investigative series on IRS abuses that members of Congress noted led to improved taxpayer rights and reforms at the IRS. MacDonald has received 14 awards.

MacDonald has also appeared as a guest on NBC‘s The Today ShowABC‘s World News TonightABC‘s NightlineYour World with Neil Cavuto, “On the Record with Greta Van Susteren“, “The O’Reilly Factor, CBS This MorningCNBC‘s Kudlow & Company with Larry KudlowC-SPAN, Court TV as well as radio shows such as ABC News talk radio and NPR.

Fox News’ Neil Cavuto and CNBC’s Larry Kudlow have called MacDonald “a true class act” and an “independent voice” in journalism. MacDonald has argued on camera her support for same-sex marriage and over-the-counter birth control, and has criticized President Trump for “a lack of civility in public discourse,” including his attacks on judges, his war on “fake news,”[citation needed] and for calling women names of “barnyard animals,” noting, “it’s unforgivable, the lack of civility, he only demeans himself.”