Mary Dagen McDowell
January 7, 1969
|Alma mater||Wake Forest University (1991)|
|Occupation||Business news anchor, TV personality, accountant|
|Spouse(s)||Jonas Max Ferris (2005–present)|
Mary Dagen McDowell (born January 7, 1969) is an American anchor and analyst on the Fox Business Network and a business correspondent for the Fox News Channel. She was also a former business contributor on the Imus in the Morning radio show, and was a regular guest on FNC's Hannity.
Education and career
A native of Campbell County, Virginia, from a family of Irish background, McDowell graduated from Wake Forest University with a degree in Art History. McDowell began her career as a financial journalist at the Institutional Investor's Newsletter Division.
Career with FOX Business Network and Fox News Channel.
McDowell co-hosts Mornings with Maria on Fox Business Network, Markets Now, appears regularly on Your World with Neil Cavuto, appeared on Imus in the Morning prior to Imus' death in 2019, and has been a weekly panelist for Cashin' In (she has won the Cashin' In Challenge three times, in 2013, 2014, 2015, defeating the other three panelists, all of whom are professional money managers). She has served as a panelist on Cavuto on Business, which airs on Saturdays, took over hosting Bulls and Bears in 2016 following predecessor Brenda Buttner's eventually fatal cancer diagnosis, and participates regularly in Outnumbered and The Five. She also worked for TheStreet.com.
In 2005 she married Fox News producer and economic analyst Jonas Max Ferris, whom she met while debating mutual funds on the Saturday morning FNC show Cashin' In. She had been married previously. She is a vegan.
- "Jonas Ferris on Meeting, Marrying Dagen McDowell". Fox News. May 5, 2011.
- McDowell, Dagen (2018-12-04). "As a vegan, allow me to say this: HOGWASH!". @dagenmcdowell. Retrieved 2020-04-26.
- McDowell, Dagen (2018-03-09). "I am vegan, asshole, so no". @dagenmcdowell. Retrieved 2020-04-26.