Chris Welch Biography
Chris Welch is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for FOX 5 NY since joining the station in September of 2019. He currently anchors on “The Noon” and serves as a general assignment reporter for Fox 5 News.
Chris Welch Age
Welch likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year he was born. However, he might be in his 40s.
Chris Welch Height
Welch stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Chris Welch Family
Welch has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. Also, there is no information regarding him having any siblings.
Chris Welch Wife
Welch is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Welch being in any past relationship with anyone.
Chris Welch Net Worth
Welch 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 Welch Salary
Welch earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Chris Welch Education
Welch is a proud alumnus of the University of Nebraska in Lincoln. In the year 2007, he graduated from the university with a degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science.
Chris Welch Career
Welch serves at FOX 5 NY as a News Anchor, as well as General Assignment Reporter. He has covered various breaking stories including the trendiest pancake joint in town and politics. Welch began his career as a high school intern at KTIV in Sioux City, Iowa. From there, his career took him to different parts of the country, and internationally as well. He then attended university and after graduation, he got a position at CNN, where he was the station’s Iowa-based producer covering the first-in-the-nation 2008 presidential caucuses.
At CNN, he was tasked to travel full-time with the presidential hopeful’s campaign, where he covered Barack Obama’s historic path to the presidency. This was the time when Barack Obama was the then-Senator and came out of the Hawkeye State on top of the field of Democratic candidates. Welch worked for CNN as a producer and reporter in both New York and Minneapolis where he covered the sinking of the 100th anniversary Titanic, which included live reporting from the North Atlantic Ocean. Also, he covered an Amish beard-cutting cult in Ohio. He holds an Emmy Award and was among CNN’s Peabody Award-winning coverage of the year 2008 presidential election.
Before coming to FOX 5 NY, Welch was serving as a national correspondent for E.W. Scripps based in Denver. There, his work could be seen in multiple local markets. At Scripps, he covered everything from every type of man-made and natural disaster to migrants seeking asylum in both of the United States’ borders.
Chris Welch FOX 5 NY
Welch is currently working at FOX 5 NY where he works alongside other famous FOX 5 NY anchors and reporters including;
- Mike Woods
- Dan Bowens
- Tina Cervasio
- Nick Gregory
- Bianca Peters
- Rosanna Scotto
- Audrey Puente
- Lori Stokes
- Ines Rosales
Chris Welch Social Media Platforms
Welch is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 8500 followers on Twitter.