Tom Fitzgerald Biography
Tom Fitzgerald is an American 3-time Emmy Award-winning News Reporter/Anchor working for FOX 5 DC since joining the station in the year 2003. He currently co-anchors at “Fox 5 Morning Sunday”, and hosts “Fox 5 On The Hill”. He also serves as a news reporter at the station.
Tom Fitzgerald Age
Fitzgerald is 53 years old as of 2021. He was born on August 28, 1968, in Billerica, Massachusetts, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 28th of August every year.
Tom Fitzgerald Height
Fitzgerald stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Tom Fitzgerald Family
Fitzgerald was raised in Howell Township, New Jersey with his loving parents, whose names are unknown. His dad formerly served in the Air Force Military. He has a sister, who has studied in Washington D.C. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his mom.
Tom Fitzgerald Wife
Fitzgerald is married to his lovely spouse, Beth Parke. He has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence there is no information regarding his having any children.
Tom Fitzgerald Net Worth
Fitzgerald has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Reporter/Anchor.
Tom Fitzgerald Salary
Fitzgerald earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Tom Fitzgerald Education
In the year 1984, Fitzgerald graduated from Howell High School and attended William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey. He graduated from the university’s School of Arts & Communications with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in the year 1989.
Tom Fitzgerald Career
Fitzgerald serves at FOX 5 DC as a News Anchor/Reporter and Host. Previously, he was working for News 12 Networks in New Jersey, for 6 years. There, he served as an anchor, reporter, and host of “Roundtable”, a political talk show. He also worked as the station’s Jersey Shore Bureau Chief. He covered everything from the World Trade Center in New York to the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia to the September 11 attacks in the year 2001 traveling. In addition, he reported on the Democratic and Republican National Conventions.
Before joining News 12 New Jersey, he was working for TV34 News in Monmouth County, New Jersey. He spent 6 years there working as a news reporter. During his 6 years with TV34 News, he covered everything from political campaigns to the New Jersey House of Representatives to several major hurricanes to organized crime investigations.
Fitzgerald started his career in the year 1985, at an NPR radio affiliate in Middletown Township, New Jersey, WBJB-FM. There, his roles were radio host and newscaster. He has been passionate about TV broadcasting since he was in grade 2 when they went on a school trip to a local radio station. The DJ of the station told them to call out the name of whatever record he was going to play after he opened up the microphone in the studio. He was hooked on the idea of reaching different people through the air.
Throughout his career, he has won several awards. He holds 3 Emmy Awards, which he received from the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. Also, he is a 5-time Emmy nominee. He was also a contributor to several Edward R. Murrow Awards from the Radio-Television News Directors Association, which were given out to broadcast news organizations.
Tom Fitzgerald FOX 5 DC
Fitzgerald is currently working at FOX 5 DC where he works alongside other famous FOX 5 DC anchors and reporters including;
- Jim Lokay
- Marina Marraco
- Wisdom Martin
- Marissa Mitchell
- Holly Morris
- Sue Palka
- Shirin Rajaee
- Jeannette Reyes
- Maureen Umeh
- Tucker Barnes
- Steve Chenevey
- Angie Goff
- Tisha Lewis
Tom Fitzgerald’s Social Media Platforms
Fitzgerald is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 10.3K followers on Twitter.