Chad Pergram Bio, Wiki
Chad Pergram is an American Correspondent/Reporter working with the Fox News Channel(FNC) team where he serves the station as a congressional correspondent. Pergram joined the station in the month of September 2007 and is based out of Washington, D.C.
Chad Pergram Dates of Birth
Pergram was born on the 5th of March 1969 in Jacksonburg, Ohio, the United States. He is 53 years old as of 2022.
Chad Pergram Measurements
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Chad Pergram Education
Pergram is a proud graduate of Miami University located in Ohio where he obtained a Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science and a Master’s Degree in Communication. While there, he lived down the street from future Speaker of the House and Republican vice presidential nominee Paul Ryan.
Chad Pergram Fox News
Pergram works with the FNC team where he serves the station as a congressional correspondent. In his career, he has reported live from inside the Capitol Building as it was mobbed by rioters on the 6th of January 2021. Additionally, he was the one who barricaded in the basement while providing critical minute-by-minute updates on the situation for fifteen hours straight on the air until the building was secured.
In addition, he was a staple of FNC’s coverage of the first and second impeachments of President Trump. He was breaking down the procedural elements and providing timely analysis. According to the Nielsen Media Research group, FNC’s Special Coverage of the impeachment hearings outpaced all of broadcast and cable news coverage.
A few blocks from Pergram’s residence in Alexandria, Virginia, a gunman opened fire at a baseball practice for a Republican member of Congress ahead of the annual Congressional game in the year 2017. He unfortunately critically wounded the then-House Majority Whip Rep. Steve Scalise(R-LA) and injured several others. Pergram led the breaking news coverage and followed the story throughout Scalise’s recovery.
Chad Pergram Work Experience
Prior to joining the FNC team, he was working with the Capitol News Connection where he was serving the station as a reporter. In addition, he was also working as a producer and an anchor for NPR in Washington which is in addition to serving as a Senate producer for C-SPAN. Chad lick-started his career working with the WKRC-AM team in Cincinnati where he was serving the station as a reporter.
Additionally, he was also working with the WKRC-TV, an ABC affiliate station at the time, before joining the Cincinnati Public Radio-operated WMUB-FM located in Oxford, Ohio. While at the WKRC-AM station, he was covering the first congressional race of then-little-known John Boehner who would go on to later serve as Speaker of the House. The year 1992 saw him being named as Best Radio Reporter by the Ohio Associated Press.
Chad Pergram Net Worth
In Pergram’s career as a Correspondent/Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Chad Pergram Earnings/Income
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Chad Pergram Parents and Siblings
Pergram was born and raised in Jacksonburg, Ohio, United States. He manages to keep information about his family away from the public, however, we will update the information once it’s available.
Chad Pergram Spouse
Pergram is in marriage with his wife, Carrie Giddins with whom he tied knots in November of 2011. Giddins happens to be a professor of political communications in addition to being a political consultant.
Chad Pergram Kids
Pergram prefers to keep information about whether or not he has any children away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
The year 2007 saw him win a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for excellence in reporting for his coverage of outgoing House Majority Leader Tom DeLay (R-TX). Prior to this year, he also became the youngest recipient of the Joan S. Barone Award for Excellence in National Affairs/Public Policy Broadcast from the Radio/Television Correspondents Association.
This award was awarded for his Washington-based broadcasts. He also received the award a second time in the year 2020 when he became one of the few journalists to do so. The year 2009 saw him being named a top 50 journalist of the year. Previously, he was also serving as a Senior Capitol Hill Producer where he was covering a range of historical moments from Capitol Hill including the 2010 and 2018 midterm elections.
He is a host of the 7 Chad Pergram Podcasts. Here, he has been to conduct many interviews. Among them includes interviews with fellow reporters where they discuss the top five stories they’ve covered. However, he shares no more information in regards to his podcasts.
Chad Pergram Twitter and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 139,795 followers and 193 followers on his Instagram account.