Chris O’Connell Biography
Chris O’Connell is a skilled American journalist working at FOX 29 as a reporter. He joined the News team in September 2010 as a general assignment reporter. In addition, he also co-anchors the Friday evening newscasts.
Chris O’Connell Age
How old is O’Connell? He is around 40 years old as of 2023. His is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Chris O’Connell Education
O’Connell attended and graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, and he worked at WRTI-FM while completing his bachelor’s degree in radio-television-film. O’Connell worked a semester overseas in London, working at the ABC News bureau.
Chris O’Connell Height|Weight
O’Connell stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Chris O’Connell Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members.
Chris O’Connell Wife|Married
He is happily married to Dawn. When he is not working, he spends time with his wife, twin daughters, and yellow lab Chester at his home in Delaware County, Pa.
Chris O’Connell Children
O’Connell and his wife Dawn are blessed with twin daughters. When he is not working, he spends time with his wife, twin daughters, and yellow lab Chester at his home in Delaware County, Pa.
Chris O’Connell Career
O’Connell went back to his home in Philadelphia from Minnesota, where he was an anchor and reporter for KSTP in St. Paul after working for twenty years reporting TV news outlets around the country. Before that, he was a sports anchor and reporter for ten years at Bay News 9 in Tampa, Florida, where he also hosted a half-hour nightly sports talk show.
He sharpened his reporting skills with stints at WTVR in Richmond, VA, where he was bureau chief and reporter for two years; WGAL and WLYH in Lancaster, PA; and WAMU-FM radio in Washington, D.C. Additionally, to an Emmy Award for Outstanding General Assignment Reporting, he has been awarded by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists for his reporting work throughout his career.
O’Connell attended and graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia, and he worked at WRTI-FM while completing his bachelor’s degree in radio-television-film. He worked a semester overseas in London, working at the ABC News bureau. He was raised in Wallingford, Delaware County, PA, and attended Strath Haven High School.
Nevertheless, he is actively involved with The Friends of Alexander Deihl Foundation, a charity helping families of terminally ill children. It was founded in honor of Chris’ “Superman” nephew, who suffers from the rare disease, Menke’s Syndrome. Chris also serves on the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania.
During his leisure time, he spends time with his wife, twin daughters, and yellow lab Chester at his home in Delaware County, Pa. He enjoys cooking and is a big fan of all the Philadelphia sports teams. Chris’ “career highlight” came in February 2018 when he traveled to Minneapolis to cover the Eagle’s victory in Super Bowl LVII.
Chris O’Connell Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Chris O’Connell Social Media Platforms
O’Connell is very active on social media platforms and has over 9.8k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.