How Bret Baier Uses Social Media to Get Outside The Beltway

By Jordan Chariton 

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Bret BaierFox News’ Bret Baier talks to USA Today (video after the jump) about how he leverages social media and technology for everything from his Fox News show to losing weight.

“We see the value of Twitter. I use Twitter all the time — my wife probably says too much. But it’s a vehicle for us in TV to communicate. It’s amazing what kind of tidbits you can get and follow up with. It allows me to share some personal stuff I couldn’t do on air … maybe show a lot more about me to the viewer who invites me in their living room.”

The “Special Report” host is also an avid apps user. He used one that prepares diets based on individual blood type to lose 45 pounds. “It’s amazing what something on your phone can do,” he says. You can hear from the socially-savvy Baier live on April 29, when he will appear as a keynote speaker at the TVNewser Show in New York City. Click here for more information and to register.