Chip Yost Bio, Age, Wife, Family, KTLA, Net Worth, Salary

Chip Yost Biography

Chip Yost is an American journalist currently working as a KTLA reporter and Orange County Bureau Chief. Yost joined KTLA in February 2007 and though he reports on just about everything, his passion and background are in investigative reporting.

Chip grew up in Ohio and earned his bachelor’s degree in business administration at the University of Cincinnati. After working as an outside sales representative for AirTouch Communications in Los Angeles, Yost went back to school to pursue his master’s degree at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York.

Before joining KTLA, Yost worked as an investigative and general assignment reporter at television stations in Denver (KUSA-TV), Tucson (KOLD-TV), Yuma (KYMA-TV), and San Diego (KGTV-TV). Chip won the 2013 Orange County press Club award for “best investigative story” in the broadcast/online video category for his coverage of an upholstery business allegedly not fulfilling customers’ orders.

He also won an Emmy for a story that had him tracking down fugitives who had escaped from the Colorado Department of Corrections. Moreover, Yost won a DuPont Silver Baton (broadcast journalism’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize) for another story where he exposed how a police car could turn into a fiery death trap for officers. He also received a Golden Mike award for his KTLA report about squatters taking over homes in an upscale Riverside neighborhood.

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Chip Yost Age

How old is Chip Yost? Chip was born in Ohio, in the United States. He is around 43 years old. However, he is very private about his personal information hence has not disclosed his age and date of birth. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.

Chip Yost Wife

Yost has managed to keep his love life away from the public domain hence it is not known whether he is married or not or not. We will update this field as soon as the information is available.

Chip Yost’s Family

Yost is very private about his personal life hence has not disclosed his parents and siblings. However, we promise to keep you posted once the information is available in the public domain.

Chip Yost Net Worth

Yost has an estimated net worth of approximately $1.7 million. His income is mainly attributed to his career as a journalist.

Chip Yost salary

Yost works for KTLA News to receive an average annual salary of between $34,546 – $ 72,500.

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