Kris Van Cleave Biography – Kris Van Cleave Wiki
Kris Van Cleave is an American journalist. He serves as a Transportation Correspondent at CBS News. Van Cleave was appointed as CBS News Transportation Correspondent in September 2015 and is based in Washington, D.C. Previously Van Cleave served as a correspondent for CBS Newspath, the Network’s 24-hour television newsgathering service for CBS stations and broadcasters around the world. He joined CBS News in 2014, and he has covered a number of breaking news stories including the deadly derailment of Amtrak train 188, the Boston Marathon bombing trial, and the crash of Germanwings 9525.
Prior to joining CBS Newspath, he served as a reporter and anchor for almost eight years at WJLA-TV and NewsChannel 8 in Washington, D.C. While there, Van Cleave covered the mass shooting at Washington’s Navy Yard, the Virginia Tech massacre, and the 2012 South Carolina GOP presidential primary. He also reported from outside the White House the night news broke Osama Bin Laden was killed, broadcast from Haiti after the devastating earthquake, and moved to Afghanistan to cover local troops. Van Cleave also anchored NewsChannel 8’s 6:00 p.m. newscast. Before, Van Cleave was a reporter at XETV/Fox6 News in San Diego, California, and KOAA-TV in Colorado Springs, Colo. He began his television career as the producer of KTLA-TV/Tribune’s nationally syndicated “CyberGuy Report.”
Van Cleave is the recipient of different awards which include, 12 regional Emmy Awards, nine regional Edward R. Murrow Awards, and was part of ABC7’s team of reporters honored with the 2010 and 2014 National Edward R. Murrow Awards for breaking news coverage. He twice received the Emmy Award for the D.C. region’s best general assignment reporter (2007 and 2010) and was named 2010 and 2011 “Best Reporter” by the Chesapeake Associated Press Broadcasters Association. He attended the University of Southern California, where he graduated with the highest distinction.
Kris Van Cleave Age
He was born on September 5.
Kris Van Cleave Wife
Kris Van Cleave’s wife is unclear.
Kris Van Cleave Salary
He earns an estimated annual salary of $160 thousand.
Kris Van Cleave Net Worth
Kris Van Cleave’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.