Jeff Pegues Biography – Jeff Pegues Wiki
Jeff Pegues is the CBS News chief justice and homeland security correspondent based in Washington, D.C. He joined CBS News in July 2013 and reports for all CBS News broadcasts and platforms including “CBS This Morning” and the “CBS Evening News.” Pegues was named a Correspondent for CBS News on May 29, 2013. Four months into his tenure, he became CBS News’ Transportation Correspondent. In late 2014, he was promoted to CBS News Justice and Homeland Security Correspondent, one of the most challenging and high-profile beats in network news. Since joining CBS News, Pegues has led the Network’s coverage of some of the biggest stories of the last decade. Pegues has also become one of the preeminent journalists on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election.
Prior to joining CBS News, Pegues was a reporter for WABC-TV in New York City. He received numerous Emmy Awards during his nearly ten-year run (2003-2013) at WABC-TV. Pegues is credited with bringing the story of David Goldman and his international fight for his son into the headlines. Jeff has also been recognized for his outstanding reporting at the height of Superstorm Sandy. As the storm crashed into New York City he reported on the rising floodwater and spreading fires in Queens. In 2005, he reported on Hurricane Rita from Texas.
Prior to WABC-TV, Pegues was a reporter for WBAL-TV in Baltimore, Maryland, where he earned Emmy Award nominations. At WSVN-TV, the Fox affiliate in Miami, Florida, he worked as an evening anchor. At the time, it was the top-rated evening newscast in that market. In 2004, Jeff covered both the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention.
He attended Miami University in Oxford, Ohio, United States. While there he was an all-state track star and an all-conference football player. He played two positions, starting wide receiver as well as a back-up to Canadian Football League legend Milt Stegall. He was crowned Homecoming King in his senior year. Pegues is the recipient of three Emmy Awards. In 2013, he received the Sigma Delta Chi Award from the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) for excellence in journalism. He received an honorary Doctor of Letters degree from Miami University in May 2019.
Jeff Pegues Age
He was born on March 4, 1970, in Washington DC, United States.
Jeff Pegues Wife
He is married to his wife Tareaz Pegues. His wife is the former Sales Growth and Client Engagement Consultant for the Pegues Branding Group.
Jeff Pegues Parents
Jeff Pegues parents are from Montgomery and Birmingham, Alabama.
Jeff Pegues Salary
Jeff Pegues Salary is estimated to be $170 thousand.
Jeff Pegues Net Worth
Jeff Pegues net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
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