It is believed that the interest and enthusiasm towards any profession start declining with age. But not for the American television news reporter, Peter Van Sant who has been intriguing the audience with his unique stories coverage still at mid-sixties. Peter is a four-time Emmy Awards winner who is best known as the correspondent for ‘48 Hours.’
Career and Progression:
Peter Van Sant started his journalistic career from KAPY-LP in Port Angeles, WA. He then worked for KMTV-TV in Twin Falls, Cedar-Rapids based KCRG-TV and Omaha-based KETV. In 1978, he entered Fox-owned KOOL-TV as weekend anchor and reporter in Phoenix, Arizona and moved to WFAA-TV in Dallas in 1982.
Similarly, he joined CBS News in 1984 and worked in Atlanta as a correspondent for CBS Evening News. During the time, his investigative reporting on a high number of medical helicopter crashes helped him receive 1986 Emmy Award. He became the first journalist to report on the devastating famine in North Korea and won the third Emmy Award.
Some of the major national events he reported include Hurricane Katrina, Virginia Tech massacre and September 11 Attacks. He has also co-authored a book named ‘Perfectly Executed,' and also wrote the script and produced the documentary titled, ‘Three Days in September.'
How much is Peter’s Net Worth and Salary?
The four-time Emmy Awards winner and three-time Edward R. Murrow Awards winner, Peter Van Sant has become a name to remember with his persistent endeavor and contributions in the sector. No doubt he has achieved massive fame and is respected, but he has also garnered enormous fortune with the journalistic works.
The real earnings of Peter haven’t surfaced in the media, but considering his achievements, he must have managed a huge net worth in hundreds of thousand dollars.
Is Peter Van Sant Married?
No matter how hard a person tries to conceal, the truth ultimately surfaces. Peter Van Sant has always been a secretive person who works hard to keep the personal information under the wraps.
He has neither publicly spoken about his wife nor has shown a glimpse of his marital relationship in the social media. It isn’t even known whether the journalist is married or is spending a single life.
However, in one of his twitter post, the journalist hinted that he might have a family. While responding Dana Nicole's post, Peter replied that his son had a kik on his phone and loved secrecy.
His Short Bio:
As per a wiki source, Peter Van Sant aged 64 was born on February 21, 1953, in Seattle, Washington. He graduated cum laude from the prestigious Washington State University with a bachelor’s degree in Communications. Peter belongs to white ethnicity and is gifted with an impressive height.