Chris O’Connell Bio, Wiki
Chris O’Connell is an American Emmy award-winning Anchor/ Reporter working with FOX 29 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania serving the station as an Anchor & General Assignment Reporter. He has been working with this station since September 2010.
Chris O’Connell Age
O’Connell is 46 years old as of 2022. He was born in 1976 in Wallingford, Delaware County, PA. O’Connell has not shared the date and month he was born. Therefore, it is not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Chris O’Connell Height
O’Connell stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Chris O’Connell Education
O’Connell attended Strath Haven High School where he graduated with his Diploma in General Education. From there, he joined Temple University in Philadelphia to further his education and pursue his career course. While in college, he spent a semester overseas in London, working at the ABC News bureau. In addition to that, while completing his bachelor’s degree in radio-television-film, he worked at WRTI-FM.
Chris O’Connell Work Experience
O’Connell is an Emmy award-winning reporter and anchor at FOX 29 in Philadelphia. He serves as an anchor and general assignment reporter and is a co-anchor of the Friday evening newscasts. O’Connell joined the station with over 20 years of experience in reporting and anchoring. Prior to joining the FOX 29 team, he worked at KSTP in St. Paul, Minnesota. During his working time there, he served the station as an anchor and reporter for almost four years.
Before joining the KSTP team, he worked in Tampa, Florida at Bay News 9. While working there, he served as a sports anchor and reporter for ten years. He also hosted a half-hour nightly sports talk show. His reporting skills were sharpened in Richmond, VA working at WTVR. While there, he served as the bureau chief and reporter for two years. His career also led him to work for WAMU-FM radio in Washington, D.C, and WGAL and WLYH in Lancaster, PA.
Apart from his journalism career, he likes being involved in his community. He works with The Friends of Alexander Deihl Foundation. The Foundation is a charity helping families of terminally ill children. It was founded in honor of Chris’ “Superman” nephew. The nephew was suffering from Menke’s Syndrome, a rare disease. In addition to that, he serves on the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania.
During his leisure time, he enjoys cooking and spending time with his family. O’Connell is a sports fan of all the Philadelphia teams. In February 2018, his “career highlight” happened when he traveled to Minneapolis to cover the Eagles’ victory in Super Bowl LVII.
Chris O’Connell Net Worth
In O’Connell’s career as a reporter and anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Chris O’Connell Salary
He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Chris O’Connell’s Parents and Siblings
O’Connell was born and raised in Wallingford, Delaware County, PA. He manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public.
Chris O’Connell Wife/ Spouse
O’Connell is married to his better half but he has not shared her name. The couple resides in Delaware County, PA.
Chris O’Connell Kids
O’Connell and his wife are proud parents of twin daughters. He has not shared their names with the public.
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His great work has been seen and he has received several honors and awards. These awards include an Emmy Award for Outstanding General Assignment Reporting. The Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists have also honored him for his reporting work throughout his career.
Chris O’Connell Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 10.1K followers and around 19K followers on his Facebook page.