John Hook

John Hook


John Hook joined the FOX 10 News team in August of 1993. He anchors an hour of news on both "FOX 10 News at 5 pm" and "FOX 10 News at 9 pm." John and co-anchor Kari Lake make up "Hook and Lake," the longest-running news team in the Valley.

John also hosts the Emmy award-winning "FOX 10 Newsmaker Saturday" every Saturday night at 10:30 p.m.

Hook has been covering Arizona news for more than 24 years. He began his broadcast career in Phoenix radio. Prior to joining FOX 10, he was an anchor in Tucson.

Hook is a multiple Emmy award-winning journalist and a five-time recipient of the Associated Press "Anchor of the Year."

He is the author of the critically acclaimed book, Who Killed Bob Crane?

John holds a Bachelor of Arts in broadcasting from Arizona State University. In 2002, he was inducted into the Hall of Fame at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism.

John lives in Scottsdale with his wife, Gina, their twin boys and daughter.

The latest from John Hook


Newsmaker Saturday: Andy Biggs

FOX 10's John Hook talks to Rep. Andy Biggs (R - Arizona's 5th Congressional District) about the mass shootings in El Paso, TX and Dayton, OH; gun control legislation, and his recent trip to the U.S.-Mexico border.


Newsmaker Saturday: Mike Emanuel, Mike Olbinski

Part 1: FOX 10's John Hook talks to FOX News' Mike Emanuel about the budget deal in Congress, President Trump's comments on the city of Baltimore and Democrats wanting impeachment. Part 2: John talks to storm chaser Mike Olbinski about his captivating photography of weather events.


Newsmaker Saturday: Michael Kurtenbach, Amy Walsh

Part 1: FOX 10's John Hook talks to Executive Assistant Chief Michael Kurtenbach of the Phoenix Police about the department stepping up to deploy body cameras on officers in the hopes of transparency and answer more fully to the public following a traffic stop that went viral in June 2019. Part 2: John talks to Northern Arizona University professor Amy Walsh about wildfires. Are the fires in Arizona getting worse and if so, why?


Newsmaker Saturday: David Schweikert

FOX 10's John Hook talks to U.S. Congressman David Schweikert (Arizona's 6th District) about Iran and Strait of Hormuz tensions; his former Chief of Staff Oliver Schwab and the upcoming 2020 election.


Newsmaker Saturday: Mary O'Day

FOX 10's John Hook talks to Mary O'Day, leader of the Phoenix, Arizona chapter of SNAP (Survivors Network of those Abused by Priests) about alleged abuse in the Catholic church.


Newsmaker Saturday: Elizabeth Singleton

FOX 10's Linda Williams talks to Elizabeth Singleton of Build us H.O.P.E., an Arizona non-profit organization that builds tiny homes for veterans -- and it's a program that's taking on the challenge of finding affordable housing. Online:


Newsmaker Saturday: F. Lee Bailey

FOX 10's John Hook sits down with famous criminal defense attorney, F. Lee Bailey. Bailey is best known for representing O.J. Simpson in his 1995 trial. Hook and Bailey discuss the 25 year anniversary of the chase involving Simpson and his white Bronco as well as another high profile murder case.


Newsmaker Saturday: Kate Gallego

FOX 10's John Hook talks to newly elected Phoenix Mayor Kate Gallego about her goals for the new mayoral term, a controversial Phoenix police confrontation video, immigration, light rail, and the city's economic challenges.