Jeff Pegues Biography and Wiki
Jeff Pegues is an American CBC News correspondent, author, and host of the CBS News Podcast America Changed Forever. He is based in Washington, D.C., where he reports for all CBS News platforms.
Jeff Pegues Age and Birthday
Pegues was born on March 4, 1970, in Washington D.C., United States of America. and grew up in Westport, Connecticut. Pegues is 53 years old.
Jeff Pegues Height
Pegues stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall. Moreover, he has brown eyes.
Jeff Pegues Family
Pegues was born in Washington D.C. and was raised in Westport, Connecticut by his caring parents whose identities are not disclosed at the moment. Jeff is of African-American ethnicity. Also, it is not known whether Pegues has siblings.
Jeff Pegues Wife
Pegues was married to Tareaz but unfortunately, the couple divorced. He currently lives in Washington D.C.
Jeff Pegues Education
After graduating from high school where he played football, he attended and graduated from Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, where he was an all-state star and an all-conference football player.
Jeff Pegues Career | CBS
Pegues joined CBS News as a correspondent on May 29, 2013. Four months into his tenure he was named CBS News’ Transportation Correspondent. In late 2014, he was promoted to CBS News Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent. In December 2021, he was named Chief National Affairs and Justice Correspondent. He currently hosts CBS News Podcast America Changed Forever.
Before joining CBS News, Jeff was a reporter for WABC-TV in New York City from 2003 until 2013 and won various Emmy Awards. He had an impressive career and is credited with bringing the story of David Goldman and his international fight for his son into the headlines.
Before WABC-TV, Pegues was a reporter for WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland, where he earned Emmy Award nominations. He also worked at WSVN-TV, a Fox affiliate in Miami, Florida as an evening anchor, and during that time it was a top-rated evening newscast in the market.
Jeff Pegues Net Worth
Pegues has an estimated net worth of between $3 million- $5 million. However, his net worth is under review and will be updated soon.
Jeff Pegues Salary
The CBS journalist has not revealed his actual salary to the media or the public. However, he might be earning more than $100,000 annually as he is one of the top CBS correspondents.
Jeff Pegues Books
- Black and Blue: Inside the Divided between the Police and Black America, about the longstanding rift between local law enforcement and people of color.
- Kompromat: How Russia Undermined American Democracy, about the Russians hacking of the 2016 election.
Jeff Pegues Awards
Pegues has earned several awards over her career including;
- Three Emmy Awards.
- Stigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists in 2013 for excellence in journalism.
- He received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Miami University in May 2019.