Chip Waggoner Bio, Wiki, Nationality
Chip Waggoner is an American Traffic Reporter working for KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas. He worked as a chopper reporter where he flew in a helicopter covering breaking stories for 12 years before moving to the studio as a traffic reporter in the year 2008.
Chip Waggoner Age, Birthday
Waggoner likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 50s.
Chip Waggoner Height, measurements
Waggoner stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Chip Waggoner Family
Waggoner was raised with his loving parents, whose informations are unknown at the moment. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his siblings.
Chip Waggoner Wife, married
Waggoner is married to his lovely spouse, Wendy Waggoner. His wife is 4th generation Baylor Bear so his blood flows purple with a hint of green and gold! More information about the couple will be updated when it is available in the limelight.
Chip Waggoner Children, Sons
Waggoner and his wife, Wendy, take great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 sons; Benjamin Waggoner (firstborn) and the other one whose names are currently under review. Benjamin Waggoner was born with a rare form of spina bifida that makes him have limited movement in his lower body part. He is an Eagle Scout due to the project that he developed to raise funds to build a 9-hole Frisbee golf course at Camp John Mark that would hold children with physical and medical challenges.
Chip Waggoner Net Worth
Waggoner has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Traffic Reporter.
Chip Waggoner Salary
Waggoner earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chip Waggoner Career
Waggoner serves at KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas as a traffic reporter on “Good Day,” which airs from Monday through Friday from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. His responsibility is to inform viewers of the latest traffic hot spots on the roads and to keep them ahead of the game in their race to work. Waggoner says that the biggest transition to the newsroom was relearning computer programs.
On any given day, their (him and his team) search will lead them to accidents, stalled cars, construction zones, and other obstacles that could hinder the daily drive to and from work and school. Waggoner is a proud alumnus of Texas Christian University, where he graduated with a major in radio/TV/film and a minor in journalism. During his leisure, he likes playing softball and baseball, golfing, playing his guitar, and traveling.
Chip Waggoner Helicopter Crash / Accident
Some people once wondered what happened to Waggoner. Waggoner and Julie DeHarty of Dallas radio station KRLD-AM survived a news chopper crash that landed at Grand Prairie, Texas in July of 2007. The crash was due to a sudden engine power shortage while reporting. They, fortunately, survived with minor injuries.
Chip Waggoner FOX 4
Waggoner is currently working at KDFW FOX 4 where he works alongside other famous KDFW FOX 4 anchors and reporters including;
- Lauren Przybyl
- Shaun Rabb
- Alberto Romero
- Tim Ryan
- David Sentendrey
- Clarice Tinsley
- Brandon Todd
- Ali Turiano
- Peyton Yager
Chip Waggoner Social Media Platforms
Waggoner is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2700 followers on Instagram.