Jeff Pegues is an American journalist who works at one of America's prestigious news channels, CBS News. At CBS, he works as a correspondent based in Washington, D.C., and reports for all CBS news platforms. Prior to working for CBS, he worked for WABC-TV, WBAL-TV, WSVN-TV, and UPN. For his contributions, he has won numerous awards in his career.
How is Jeff Pegues Living His Personal Life? Is He Married?
It is surprising when you known that Jeff Pegues is single at present. He does not appear to be in a relationship with anyone.
The journalist, however, was a married man in the past. The details about who his wife was or when they walked down the aisle and divorced are not learned yet.
SOURCE: CBS News
From his ex-spouse, he has a daughter Jordyn Pegues. On May 30, 2019, he posted a picture with his daughter at her high school graduation ceremony.
At 51 years old, the CBS correspondent does not seem too attached to the thought of tying the knot again and looks happy and content with his life. Currently, he is residing in Washington D.C.
SOURCE: Jeff Pegues's Facebook
Most of the time, he is hands full of his works, usually covering the latest stories and preparing reports. He often posts pictures about his life and works on Facebook and Twitter.
Jeff Pegues's Net Worth And Works
From his years of hard work in the journalism industry, Jeff Pegues has a net worth of $1 million. As a journalist, he worked as an anchor, reporter, and correspondent.
On average, a CBS correspondent earns a salary of $74,000 in a year, but with many years of experience, one can earn well over $100,000 annually. Mr. Pegues has been continuously serving in the industry for twenty-seven years now; therefore, he must receive a handsome payroll.
Jeff Pegues is not only a talented journalist; he has also tried his hands in writing and is an author of few books. His first book is titled "Black and Blue: Inside the Divide between the Polic and Black America" (Price= $16.99). The book was published on May 09, 2017.
The former WABC-TV anchor wrote another book about Russian hacking of the 2016 election, "Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy" (Price= $16.99). Prometheus Books published the book in July 2018. Both of his books can be purchased at Amazon.
Jeff Pegues stepped foot as a journalist when he worked as an anchor and reporter for WITI in 1996. After two years at WITI, he joined UPN as an anchor for a year.
IN December 1997, he began working at Fox affiliate news channel WSVN in Miami. Three years later, Pegues started working at WABC-TV as its correspondent.
The versatile reporter joined CBS News in July 2013. He is also the Chief Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent for the reputed news company.
Quick Facts: Jeff Pegues
- Jeff Pegues was born in Washington D.C., but he grew up in Westport, Connecticut.
- He got his Bachelor's Degree at Miami University, majoring in Science and Mass Communication.
- While at Miami, he was an all-state track star and all-conference football player.
- Pegues played as a wide receiver as well as a back-up to Canadian Football League legend Milt Stegall.
- For his works, he has won three Emmy awards and a Sigma Delta Chi Award.