Chuck Goudie Biography|Profile
Chuck Goudie is an accomplished American Investigative reporter currently working at ABC 7 as the chief investigative reporter for ABC 7 Eyewitness News. He joined the station in 1990. Previously, in 1980, he joined ABC 7 as a general assignment news reporter.
Chuck Goudie Age
How old is Goudie? He is 66 years old as of 2023. Goudie was born on January 17, 1956, in Suburban Detroit, Michigan. He celebrates his birthday on January 17th every year.
Chuck Goudie Education
Goudie earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science and Telecommunications from Michigan State University.
Chuck Goudie Height|Weight
Goudie stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Chuck Goudie Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his parents or siblings members.
Chuck Goudie Wife|married
Goudie is happily married to Teri Goudie who is a former ABC News producer and currently leads a media consulting and corporate crisis training company. The duo tied the knot in 1982 and they are blessed with five children and five grandchildren.
Chuck Goudie Children|Daughter
Goudie and his wife are blessed with five children and five grandchildren. The couple has a daughter, Brittany Goudie who has followed Chuck’s footsteps by working on The Oprah Winfrey Show at the beginning of a broadcasting career. She as well manages music at Nashville-based Starstruck Entertainment and is now a producer of SiriusXM The Highway morning show with Storme Warren.
Chuck Goudie Career
Goudie’s six-month investigation documenting accidents, carelessness, and mischief by top members of the Illinois State Police unit that cautioned then-Illinois Governor Rod Blagojevich, evolved in the governor ordering a thorough state police overhaul.
Previously, he served at WSOC-TV, North Carolina, the ABC affiliate in Charlotte, where he was the main sports anchor (1978-80) and general assignment reporter (1977-78). At the age of 12, he gained early television experience when he won a regular role on two weekly children’s shows on WXYZ-TV in Detroit, Michigan. (1968-72).
His persuasive and hard-hitting investigative reporting not only wins main awards but gets results. For instance, it was Goudie who first exposed the “Licenses-for-Bribes” investigation, revealing Illinois commercial drivers’ licenses being sold to hundreds of unconditional truckers. His creative investigation elicited the FBI to go undercover, adding to dozens of federal corruption convictions all the way up to former Governor George Ryan.
He is a member of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Goudie is a regular speaker at the organization’s international conference. However, he became Chicago/Midwest Father of the Year by the Father of the Year Council.
Chuck Goudie Award
He is the recipient of a National Edward R. Murrow Award for progressing Television News Reporting. He has also accumulated several reporting awards from the Associated Press; several Emmy awards from the Chicago Television Academy; Peter Lisagor awards from the Society for Professional Journalists and Herman Kogan awards from the Chicago Bar Association.
Chuck Goudie Salary|Net Worth
Goudie 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.