Kris Van Cleave Biography – Kris Van Cleave Wiki
Kris Van Cleave is an American journalist. He is a congressional correspondent for CBS News based in Washington, DC beginning in January 2021. Previously, Van Cleave spent more than five years as the CBS News’ transportation correspondent beginning in September 2015. Prior to that, he 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 from November 2006 to September 2014 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.
Previously, Van Cleave was a reporter at XETV/Fox6 News in San Diego, Calif., 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 has earned 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. His work has also been recognized by the D.C. Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the San Diego Press Club, the Colorado Associated Press, the University of Southern California and the William Randolph Hearst Foundation. In 2011, Van Cleave was selected as a RIAS Berlin Komission Fellow, and traveled to Pakistan in 2013 as an East-West Center Fellow.
Van Cleave attended Clairbourn School. When he joined Clairbourn for his 8th grade year, it was the sixth school he’d attended in nine years. After graduating, he moved on to Flintridge Prep and then to the University of Southern California, where he graduated with a degree in Broadcast Journalism.
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, 000.
Kris Van Cleave Net Worth
Kris Van Cleave’s net worth is estimated to be $1 million.
Kris Van Cleave Instagram
Kris Van Cleave is on Instagram under the handle, @krisvancleave. He has over 3, 000 followers. His Instagram bio reads, “CBS News Congressional Correspondent. Traveler. 2nd tour in DC via CO, PA, AZ, WA, CA & NY. USC grad, aviation & photography fan. Fight On.”