Chris Plante Bio | Wiki
Chris Plante is a famous American radio host. He currently hosts a syndicated radio talk show at 105.9 FM, WMAL Radio in Washington D.C. Before WMAL, he worked as a Pentagon C at CNN for a period of 17 years. In addition, he is an active charity volunteer who aids in raising money for charities like the Fisher House Foundation.
Chris Plante Age
He was born on December 12, 1959, in the United States. Chris is 62 years old.
Chris Plante Height
He is a man of tall stature. From his social media pictures, Chris is 5 ft 8 in tall (Approx 1.77 m).
Chris Plante Family
He was born to his father and mother in 1959 and grew up in the United States. Chris’s grandfather Pat Barnes was a TV newsman and host on the radio for over forty years. His father was Jules Orteig who worked at World Report and U.S. News and died when Chris was a year old. His mother is Barbara Barnes Orteig Plante worked as a host on a Milwaukee TV Station.
Additionally, he also has a stepfather Bill Plante who works as a correspondent at CBS News White House reporting for CBS Morning and Evening newscasts. Chris is of white ethnicity and holds an American Nationality and has a brother Dan Plante who is also an anchor in San Diego.
Chris Plante Wife
Despite being a well-known Journalist Chris has kept away details regarding his marital status away from the public. Further, there are no details regarding him being married, single, or dating.
Chris Plante Education
After graduating with a high school degree, Chris joined the University of California in Santa Barbara
and graduated with a bachelor’s degree in 1982.
Chris Plante Podcast | Show
Chris serves as the host of a news podcast, The Chris Plante Show on Cumulus Media Washington. The podcast airs every weekday for three hours from 9 am to 12 noon. Further, he relates the serious stories of the day in a way that will make you laugh. In addition, the podcast contains 100 episodes as of June 23, 2022.
Chris Plante WMAL Radio
He currently hosts a syndicated radio talk show at 105.9 FM, WMAL Radio in Washington D.C. Chris airs his show from 9 am to 11 am on Weekdays at 105.9 FM since October 2009 with guest hosts being Mike Opelka and Mary Walter. Before WMAL, he worked as a Pentagon C at CNN for a period of 17 years.
During his time at CNN, he mainly reported on the Pentagon and U.S. Military. Chris traveled to Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa, Saudi Arabia, interior parts of the former Soviet Union, and Bosnia. During his trips, he worked as a Military Affairs Producer, as an assignment editor, and Senior Producer for National Security Affairs.
Additionally, previously hosted his own program on The American Life television network and makes frequent appearances at MSNBC, FOX Channel, and CNN Cable News networks. Chris won the Edward R. Murrow Award for a complete report on the terrorist attacks on September 11th, 2001 from the Radio and Television News Directors’ Association (RTNDA). He is an active charity volunteer who aids in raising money for charities like Fisher House Foundation.
Some of Chris’s colleagues at WMAL Radio include:
Vince Coglianese – Host
Larry O’Connor – Host
Chris Plante Salary
He earns a decent income through his current job as a TV show host. Chris’s salary is $88,798 annually.
Chris Plante Net Worth
According to the possessions attained through his Journalism career in the United States. Chris is entitled to a net worth of $978,500.
Who Is Chris Plante
He is a famous syndicated radio talk show host at 105.9 FM, WMAL Radio in Washington D.C. Before WMAL, he worked as a Pentagon Correspondent at CNN for 17 years.