He is always in front of the camera, yet his personal life is like finding the Nemo in the ocean. Jeff Pegues is the Emmy Award receipt and veteran CBS News correspondent is a gem in the journalism and is known for his high profile coverage of Hurricane Sandy, 2008 Child Custody Case, and much more. He is a married but keeps his better half’s name a top secret.
Career and Professional Life:
The graduate of Miami University of Ohio received a scholarship as a football player in early 1990s but later turned to journalism. In his early career, he got nominated for Emmy Award while reporting for WBAL-TV in Maryland. Then, he finally achieved the amazing feat when he received not one but many Emmy Awards for his reporting of 2008 child custody case which helped Goldman reunite with his 9-year old son for WABC-TV in New York.
He then joined CBS News on 29th May 2013, where he worked as a correspondent but by the four months into his dream job, he got the promotion to CBS News Transportation Correspondent. In 2014, he became the CBS News Justice, and Homeland Security Correspondent regarded as one of the most challenging posts in CBS. Now, three years after promotion, he is now accomplishing his job with relative ease.
On 9th May 2017, he released the book, Black and Blue: Inside the Divide between the Police and Black America where he describes the rift between law and people of color.
Jeff’s Net Worth and Salary:
A correspondent of one of the top news CBS are subject to lots of pressure, but he soaks up the pressure and is entitled to handsome salary for his effort.
It’s not clear if he has signed a renewed contract with CBS, but it’s crystal clear that he moved from WABC-TV for the whopping amount and enjoyed the reward for his journalism skills. He is giving insights in reports for almost two decades and is known for reporting Hurricane Rita, Hurricane Sandy, Presidential elections, and 2009 mass shooting in Texas. His command over reporting helped him summon massive net worth which is yet to be revealed.
Does Busy Schedule Let Him Have Personal Life? Does He Have Wife or Single?
The veteran correspondent of CBS rarely has spare time to interact with the world about his personal life and the time he gets spends on nullifying the questions. There is no information about his previous relationships with girlfriends.
Go #Gators! My wife made me do that! She's a gator! — Jeff Pegues (@jeffpeguescbs) March 16, 2014
Analyzing his Twitter account, he is a married man and not single. And he jokingly calls his wife the gator (short for alligator) and says that his wife is behind many things that he does.
Jeff and his wife whose name is still behind the curtains reside in Maryland. The man who reunited Goldman with his 9-year old son hasn’t revealed about his children or any plans of having children.
As of now, he is focusing on his career and uses every bit of energy to deliver pinpoint news and reports to the viewers.
His Short Bio:
According to his wiki, the CBS Correspondent was born in Washington DC on 4th March 1974 but was raised in Westport, Connecticut which makes his age 43.
And a happy birthday to the new @CBSNews justice correspondent @jeffpeguescbs! — J. Peter Donald (@JPeterDonald) March 4, 2015
The author of Black and Blue belongs to Afro-American ethnicity and possesses tall height with the decent physique.