Trey Yingst Biography
Trey Yingst is an American journalist who currently serves as a foreign correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC) based in Jerusalem, Israel. He joined FNC in August 2018. He was named one of Forbes’ 30 Under 30 media figures in 2019 and was also named one of AdWeek’s Young Influentials.
Trey Yingst Age
Yingst is 28 years old as of 2022. He was born on September 10, 1993, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on 10th September every year.
Trey Yingst Height
Yingst stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (1.78 m).
Trey Yingst Family
Yingst was born and brought up in a middle-class family set up in Hershey, Pennsylvania. However, 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 Yingst has any siblings.
Trey Yingst Wife
Yingst 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.
Trey Yingst Net worth
Yingst has an estimated net worth of $2 million which he has earned through his career as a journalist.
Trey Yingst Salary
As an international correspondent, Trey earns a salary ranging from $68,000 to $100,000 yearly.
Trey Yingst Education
Yingst graduated from Central Dauphin High School and joined the American University School of Communication where he graduated with a BA in Broadcast Journalism in 2016.
Trey Yingst Career
Yingst is now the leading FNC’s live coverage of Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, giving 24-hour coverage from the ground in Kyiv, Ukraine’s capital. He reported on the evacuation of US soldiers from the region from Doha, Qatar, and Kabul, Afghanistan, in the summer of 2021. Yingst got a unique glimpse inside a Taliban prison and spoke with Anas Haqqani, the commander of the Haqqani Terror Network, while in Afghanistan.
He had covered the Israel-Hamas conflict from the Gaza Strip earlier that year. Yingst has reported on a number of international topics from the Middle East, including the presence of a secret Iranian base and the smuggling of Iranian oil into Syria. He was granted unique behind-the-scenes access to the Coronavirus Critical Care Unit at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel, during the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Prior to joining Fox News Channel, he worked for OAN as the Chief Washington Correspondent, where he covered the Trump administration’s early days. Yingst was the first to report on big events like the indictment of 13 Russian nationals and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-plans Abadi’s to meet with President Trump during his 16 months covering the Trump administration.
The Poynter Institute for Journalism identified Yingst as “aggressively questioning” the Trump administration. Prior to this, he worked for BBC News, where he covered a variety of breaking news stories, including the police brutality protests in Baltimore, MD, and Ferguson, MO, where his coverage of the latter garnered national attention. While still in college, Yingst contributed to CTV News in Canada and co-founded News2Share, an online media outlet that publishes articles and multimedia information from crisis zones.
He belonged to the White House Correspondents Association, the National Press Club, and the journalism honor organization Kappa Tau Alpha. Yingst currently works at Fox News alongside;
- Jamie Colby
- Byron York
- Jason Riley
- Kiron Skinner
- Dan Springer
- Karl Rove
- Katie Pavlich
- Nicole Saphier
- Austin Westfall
- Anita Vogel