Kurt Pegler Biography
Kurt Pegler is an American journalist who serves WMBD 31 as a sports director. He joined the station in 1987 as a college intern from Illinois State University. Three years later, he was hired as a full-time reporter prior to his promotion to sports director. He has served the station for more than 3 and a half decades.
Kurt Pegler Age
Pegler 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 50’s.
Kurt Pegler Height
Pegler stands at a height of 6 feet 1 inch tall.
Kurt Pegler Family
Pegler 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 Kurt has any siblings.
Kurt Pegler Wife
Pegler is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of him being in any past relationship with anyone.
Kurt Pegler Net Worth
Pegler has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Journalist.
Kurt Pegler Salary
Pegler earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Kurt Pegler Career
Pegler serves WMBD 31 as a sports director. He joined the station in 1987 as a college intern from Illinois State University. Three years later, he was hired as a full-time reporter prior to his promotion to sports director. He has served the station for more than 3 and a half decades.
Kurt has covered the Major League Baseball playoffs, the NCAA Final Four, PGA and LPGA Tour events, NFL, NBA, and NHL games, as well as NASCAR races, over the years. However, he maintains that his best tasks involve covering local high schools, colleges, and professional players in central Illinois.
He’s been a finalist for the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s best downstate sportscast award every year since 1993, winning it in 1994, 2003, and 2004. Since 1993, he has worked as a play-by-play announcer for local broadcasts of Missouri Valley Conference men’s and women’s basketball games. Since 2000, Kurt has been calling the state boys and girls basketball finals for the Illinois High School Association TV network.
Kurt is a member of the Greater Peoria YMCA board of directors, the Peoria Leadership Prayer Breakfast committee, and the area Operation Christmas Child group. For WMBD 31, he co-hosted telethons for the Muscular Dystrophy Association and the Easter Seals. Kurt is a frequent emcee at local charity golf tournaments and awards luncheons speak to a variety of civic and religious groups and reads to elementary school students in the neighborhood. He is an ardent golfer who has yet to get his first hole-in-one.
Kurt Pegler WMBD
Pegler is working at WMBD where he works alongside other famous WMBD anchors and reporters including;
- Mark Welp
- Shelbey Roberts
- Rebecca Brumfield
- Matt Sheehan
- Kyreon Lee
- Chris Yates
- Molly Naslund
- Adam Sherwinski
- Matt McClain
- Janie Bohlmann
Kurt Pegler Social Media Platforms
Pegler is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 8k followers on Twitter, over 0 followers on Instagram, and over 3.2k followers on Facebook.