Benjamin Hall, the Fox News correspondent who was seriously wounded in Ukraine last year, returns to a State Department briefing for the first time since his recovery.
Hall received a standing ovation from the other reporters.
Hall said, “I felt very supported in this room and it gave me a lot of strength to keep going.” “I’m so grateful for everyone who reached out and I appreciate it.”
Upon his return, Hall interviewed Secretary of State Antony Blinken on Monday for Fox News. special report with Bret Baier.
in an appearance earlier in the day Story with Martha MacCallumHall said, “It was quite emotional today. One of the things you go through when you get some injuries is like I had to hold you back in front of you. What were you fighting for? Where do you go back?” want? For me it was about going back to work, it was about going back to the things that I was doing before. So back at the State Department today it felt like, it was about giving back. State Department helped me a lot to get me out of Ukraine, to get me back to America”
Hall and his crew were killed by incoming fire as they were covering the opening stages of the battle. Hall lost a leg and both feet, his sight in one eye and the use of one of his hands, along with severe burns in the explosive attack. Two of these co-workers, cameraman Pierre Zakrzewski and Aleksandra “Sasha” Kuvshinova, who was working as an independent consultant for the network, were killed.