Pierre Thomas Biography
Pierre Thomas is an American Emmy award-winning journalist who is currently working at ABC News. Currently serves as the senior justice correspondent at ABC News in Washington. He joined the ABC News team in 2002. Additionally, he can also be seen on a few ABC News platforms including Nightline, This Week with George Stephanopoulos, World News Tonight with David Muir, Good Morning America, and ABC News Radio.
Pierre Thomas Age
Thomas is 67 years old as of 2021. He was born on November 23, 1954, in Lausanne, Switzerland. He celebrates his birthday on the 23rd of November every year.
Pierre Thomas Height
Thomas stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Pierre Thomas Family
Thomas’s father was a factory worker while his mother was a homemaker. He is the youngest child among the five children in his family. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not mentioned the names of his parents nor those of his siblings.
Pierre Thomas Wife
Thomas is married to Allison Thomas. They met at a friend’s wedding and later on in 1998 they got married. Together they are blessed with a son named Nathaniel Charles Thomas who was diagnosed with Autism in his childhood. He resides in Washington D.C together with his family.
Pierre Thomas Net Worth
Thomas has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Chief Justice Correspondent.
Pierre Thomas Salary
Thomas earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Pierre Thomas Career
In ABC’s team of correspondents covering the terrorist attacks of September 11th, he is a major member and he still continues to report on all aspects of the aftermath of those attacks. An Emmy Award and DuPont-Columbia University Awards were given to ABC’s coverage of the 9/11 calamity. In 2005, the “World News Tonight with Peter Jennings” broadcast which he was part of won the Edward R. Murrow Award for best newscast. Prior to that, the National Association of Black Journalists named him Journalist of the Year. Together with the team that covered President Barack Obama’s inauguration, he received an Emmy award. Later on, he was honored with its Pinnacle Award in 2011, by the Houston Association of Black Journalists.
Due to the coverage of the killing of Osama Bin Laden and the tragic Tucson shooting, Thomas and his team were awarded three additional Murrow Awards in 2012 and also the ABC coverage that included the Boston Marathon terrorist attacks in 2014. For Overall Excellence and Breaking News, in 2016, he was part of the group that was awarded Murrow awards. His breaking news coverage on the Pulse Nightclub shooting in Orlando, his work was honored with an Emmy award in 2016. In addition, for his radio series on the Fentanyl crisis, he was honored with a Murrow Award in 2018. Prior to that, the RTDNA John F. Hogan Distinguished Service Award was given to him in 2015, which was named after the organization’s founder and first president and honors contributions to journalism and freedom of the press.
He was first honored with the opportunity to serve as the host of the RTDNA’s First Amendment Awards and his second time in 2019 when he helped lead the coverage of the special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation that targeted President Trump. Furthermore, he was featured in the American Journalism Review. In addition, he has been at the center of C-SPAN broadcasts about his career and thoughts on journalism.
He was honored with a Pinnacle Award by the Houston Association of Black Journalists in 2011. Additionally, being part of the team covering the inauguration of President Barack Obama earned him an Emmy award. He was featured in the American Journalism Review most recently. Additionally, he was the focus of the C-SPAN broadcast on his career and thoughts on journalism. The National Association of Black Journalists. named him Journalist of the Year in 2012.
He is a previous Post reporter in Washington. He was part of a team that reported on Washington, D.C., region illegal gun use. The team’s work was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize. The National Council on Crime awarded him the Pass Award and for his article “Beyond Grief and Fear,” he received a Delinquency while he still served in the Post. Furthermore, he won the Mort Mintz Investigative Award two times, and in the Livingston Young Journalist Award, he was a finalist.
Pierre Thomas ABC News
Thomas is currently working at ABC News where he works alongside other famous ABC News anchors and reporters including;
- John Quiñones
- Karen Travers
- Cecilia Vega
- Elizabeth Vargas
- David Wright
- Nick Watt
- Jeff Zeleny
- Ginger Zee
Pierre Thomas Social Media Platforms
Thomas is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 21k followers on Twitter and over 3k followers on Facebook.