Chris O’Connell Bio, Wiki
Chris O’Connell is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for Fox 29. He joined the station in September 2010.
Chris O’Connell Age
O’Connell is 46 years old as of 2022. He was born in the year 1976, in United States. His date and month of birth are unknown, therefore it is difficult to know when he celebrates his birthday.
Chris O’Connell Height
O’Connell stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Chris O’Connell Family
O’Connell was raised in Wallingford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if O’Connell has any siblings.
Chris O’Connell Wife
O’Connell is married to his lovely spouse, Dawn. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 2 identical twin daughters, whose names are currently under review. During O’Connell’s leisure, he likes spending time with his wife, daughters, and their yellow labrador, Chester at their home in Delaware County, Pennsylvania.
Chris O’Connell Net Worth
O’Connell has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Chris O’Connell Salary
O’Connell earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris O’Connell Education
O’Connell graduated from Strath Haven High School in Wallingford, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, and then attended Temple University in Philadelphia. He graduated from the university with a bachelor’s degree in radio-television-film. While at the university, he served at WRTI-FM. He also spent one semester overseas in London, where he worked at the ABC News bureau.
Chris O’Connell Career
O’Connell serves at Fox 29 as a general assignment reporter, as well as a co-anchor of the Friday evening newscasts. Before joining Fox 29, he was in Minnesota working for KSTP-TV in St. Paul. as an anchor/reporter. Before that, O’Connell was working for Bay News 9 in Tampa, Florida as a sports anchor/reporter for a decade. There he also served as a host of a half-hour nightly sports talk show.
O’Connell has worked for WTVR in Richmond, Virginia as a bureau chief and reporter for 2 years. Also, he has served at WAMU-FM radio in Washington, D.C., and WLYH and WGAL in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. In February of 2018, O’Connell traveled to Minneapolis to do reports on the Eagle’s victory in Super Bowl LVII.
Throughout his career, he has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding General Assignment Reporting. He has also been honored by the Society of Professional Journalists, as well as the Associated Press for his work as a reporter. O’Connell is an active member of a charity helping families of terminally ill children, The Friends of Alexander Deihl Foundation. The organization was founded in honor of Chris’ “Superman” nephew, who is suffering from the rare disease, Menke’s Syndrome. O’Connell is also on the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania. During his leisure, he likes cooking and is a strong supporter and fan of all the Philadelphia sports teams.
Chris O’Connell Fox 29
O’Connell is currently working at Fox 29 where he works alongside other famous Fox 29 anchors and reporters including;
- Shaina Humphries
- Mike Jerrick
- Jennifer Joyce
- Steve Keeley
- Bob Kelly
- Dave Kinchen
- Jason Martinez
- Breland Moore
Chris O’Connell Social Media Platforms
O’Connell is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 9700 followers on Twitter.