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Chris O’Connell Profile
Chris O’Connell is an American Emmy award-winning Anchor and General Assignment Reporter who is currently working at FOX 29 news. At the station, he co-anchors the Friday evening newscasts. Additionally, he joined the FOX 29 News team in September 2010 as a general assignment reporter. Prior to working at FOX 29 he previously worked as 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.
Chris O’Connell Age
O’Connell is 47 years as of 2023. He has not revealed the date, month, or year he was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Chris O’Connell Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Chris O’Connell Family
O’Connell was born and raised in Wallingford, Delaware County, PA by his parents. He has neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Chris O’Connell Wife
O’Connell is married to Dawn. When he not working, he spends time with his wife and twin daughter, and yellow lab Chester at home in Delaware country PA. He is a big fan all the Philadelphia sports team and likes cooking.
Chris O’Connell Career
O’Connell grew up in Wallingford, Delaware County, PA, and attended Strath Haven High School. Additionally, he is a graduate of Temple University in Philadelphia, he worked at WRTI-FM while completing his bachelor’s degree in radio-television-film. Moreover, he spent a semester overseas in London, working at the ABC News bureau. O’Connell is extremely 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. O’Connell also serves on the Board of Directors for the Epilepsy Foundation of Eastern Pennsylvania.
After spending 20 years reporting for TV news outlets around the country, he moved back home to Philadelphia from Minnesota, where he was an anchor and reporter for KSTP in St. Paul. Prior to 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. Chris honed 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.
In addition to an Emmy Award for Outstanding General Assignment Reporting, Chris has been honored by the Associated Press and Society of Professional Journalists for his reporting work throughout his career. During his free time, O’Connell spends time with his wife, twin daughters, and yellow lab Chester at his home in Delaware County, Pa. Moreover, he enjoys cooking and is a big fan of all the Philadelphia sports teams. His “career highlight” came in February 2018 when he traveled to Minneapolis. He covers the Eagle’s victory in Super Bowl LVII.
Chris O’Connell Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at Fox 29 News.
Chris O’Connell Net Worth
O’Connell has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor.
Chris O’Connell FOX 29
Chris O’Connell works alongside his fellow journalist news team Anchors, Meteorologists, Sports anchors, Sports directors, and Reporters.
1 Dawn Timmeney
2 Scott Williams
3 Tom Sredenschek
4 Sue Serio
5 Kathy Orr
6 Chris O’Connell
7 Breland Moore
8 Jason Martinez
9 Bob Kelly
10 Shaina Humphries
11 Karen Hepp
12 Scott Grayson
13 Ronnie Duncan
14 Thomas Drayton
15 Drew Anderson
16 Bill Anderson
Chris O’Connell Social Media Platforms
O’Connell is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 9.7k followers on Twitter, 8.9k followers on Instagram, and 19k followers on Facebook.