Jim Angle Biography – Jim Angle Wiki
Jim Angle (born James Leslie Angle II) was an American journalist and television reporter for Fox News. He joined Fox News Channel when the network launched in 1996 as a senior White House correspondent where he appeared nightly on “Special Report with Brit Hume.” Angle, who was also a regular substitute anchor for “Special Report,” covered many of the most important news stories from the early years of Fox News.
The Texas-native covered former-President Bill Clinton’s 1996 reelection, his 1999 impeachment trial, and accompanied the president on key overseas trips. In 2000, Angle reported live from former Vice President Gore’s headquarters in Nashville during the Florida recount process.
Angle also played a key role in Fox News’ coverage of social security, tax reform, energy, immigration and the economy during the Barack Obama and George W. Bush administrations. He climbed the ranks to earn the title of chief national correspondent in 2011 before retiring from TV news in 2014.
Prior to joining Fox News Channel, Angle covered politics and the economy for CNN. He was on the road covering the Bob Dole campaign for CNN when Brit Hume reached out and talked him into joining the upstart network.
Angle had previously covered economic policy for ABC News, where he contributed to “World News Tonight,” “Nightline” and “Good Morning America.” Angle spent 1990-1993 anchoring NPR’s “Marketplace,” and served as NPR’s White House correspondent for seven years, covering the Ronald Reagan and George H.W. Bush administrations.
During his storied career, Angle was a recipient of the White House Correspondents’ Association Merriman Smith Memorial Award for outstanding presidential news coverage for broadcast journalism in 2001 and 2003.
He was also honored with the “Excellence in Financial Journalism Award” for his reporting on economic issues on “Nightline” in 1994 and 1995. Prior to his journalism career, Angle served in the U.S. Army after being drafted, with tours in Berlin, Germany and Danang, Vietnam. As a member of the special Berlin Brigade, he gave tours of the city to GIs.
Angle received his B.A. in political science from Texas Tech University and earned his M.A. in Latin American Studies from the University of Texas at Austin.
Jim Angle Age
He was born on September 14, 1946, in Fort Worth, Texas, United States. He died on February 9, 2022, in Arlington County, Virginia, United States. He was 75 years old.
Jim Angle Wife
Who was Jim Angle’s wife? Angle was predeceased by wife Patrice Pisinski Angle, who died on October 3, 2021, after a seven-month battle with pancreatic cancer. Patrice Pisinski was a former Director of the Office of Technology Advancement and Outreach at the United States Department of Energy.
Jim Angle Children
Angle had two children – sons Spencer and Chris Pisinski.
Jim Angle Family
He is survived by his brother George Angle, sister-in-law Alison Avagliano and sons Spencer and Chris Pisinski.
Jim Angle Death
“Jim was a FOX News original and a top Washington correspondent whose talent and fearless reporting was unmatched. He was a central figure to establishing our Washington bureau in 1996 and was beloved across the entire network for his down-to-earth easygoing demeanor, his kindness and a smile that was ever present. He will be greatly missed, and we extend our heartfelt condolences to his entire family.”
Jim Angle Cause of Death
A cause of death was not revealed.
Jim Angle Net Worth
He had an estimated net worth of $3 million.