Doug McKelway Fox News, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, Banjo, Salary, and Net Worth

Doug Mckelway Bio | Wiki

Doug McKelway ( Full name: Douglas B. McKelway) is an American television journalist. He currently serves as a general assignment reporter for the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Fox News Channel. Doug became part of the network’s news team in November 2010. Previously, before joining Fox News Channel, Doug worked at an ABC affiliate,  WJLA-TV based in Washington, D.C.

Doug is a Washington D.C. native. His father, William Prentiss McKelway worked as an obstetrician and a clinical professor at George Washington University Hospital. His grandfather named Benjamin M. McKelway worked as an editor of the Washington Evening Star newspaper as well as the President of the Associated Press. Doug is a Skidmore College graduate.

Doug Mckelway Age

He was born in 1954, in Washington D.C.The United States of America. Doug is 67 years old.

Doug Mckelway Height

He is a man of above-average stature. Doug stands at a height of 5 ft 10 in ( Approx 1.78m).

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Doug Mckelway Family

He was born to his parents Elisabeth Locher McKelway ( mother) and William Prentiss McKelway ( father) in 1954, in Washington D.C.The United States of America. William worked as an obstetrician and a clinical professor at George Washington University Hospital. On the other hand, Elisabeth was an accomplished painter as well as a member of the George Washington University Hospital Women’s Board.

His paternal grandfather, Benjamin M. McKelway served as an editor of the Washington Evening Star newspaper and also as the president of the Associated Press. Doug grew up along with his other four siblings namely Margaret Clark, David McKelway, Martha Stringer, and William McKelway Jr.

Doug Mckelway Wife | Susan Ferrechio

He married Washington Examiner chief congressional correspondent called Susan Ferrechio. Previously, Susan served as a Miami Herald education reporter, Washington Times reporter, and Congressional Quarterly reporter. Doug and Susan are proud parents to Alexander McKelway, Chris McKelway, Eliza McKelway, and Doug McKelway.

Doug Mckelway Education

He graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree from Skidmore College. He as well graduated from the Landon School in Bethesda, Maryland.

Doug Mckelway Fox News

His first tv news job was in Charlotte, North Carolina where Doug worked at WPCQ-TV ( currently known as WCNC-TV). He served the network from 1980 to 1982. Also, Doug worked in Kansas, Missouri, and Florida prior to returning to Washington. He served as a reporter and news anchor at WRC-TV until October 2001, when he became part of the WJLA-TV news team.

On May 13, 2009, Doug conducted a live interview with blogger Michael Rogers. By then, he was serving as co-host of Washington, DC’s Let’s Talk Live on local cable’s TBD TV ( previously News Channel 8). During the interview, the two discussed Rogers’ efforts to “out” secretly gay politicians who were opposing gay rights. At one point,  Doug told Rogers, “I’d take you outside and give you a punch across the face… I think you’re hurting innocent people.”

In July 2010, Doug gave live coverage for the noon newscast. The coverage was about a rally by religious and environmental groups who protested BP’s response to the Gulf oil spill. He made comments regarding BP’s contributions to former USA Democratic President Barack Obama. After the broadcast, Doug met with WJLA Station Manager Bill Lord. Bill objected to the BP contribution facts being divulged in the live report.

After a heated exchange between the two, Doug was suspended from his reporting duties and anchoring the early-morning Good Morning, Washington news show. Later, on September 17, 2010, The Washington Post reported that Doug had been dismissed. From there, he was hired by Fox News Channel as their reporter.

Doug’s colleagues at Fox News Include;

Jenny Taft-sports anchor

Brittany Breeding- reporter

Dionne Anglin-reporter

Sheldon Fox-anchor

Shireen Sandoval-host

Chris Higgins-meteorologist

Angela Hutti– meteorologist

Carissa Lehmkuhl-reporter

Antwan Lewis-reporter

Jodi Goldberg-reporter

Doug Mckelway Banjo

Apart from gathering news. Doug also plays the banjo. He occasionally performs Bluegrass music at local taverns. On December 4, 2009., Doug performed with Senior Chief Musician Keith Arneson. The team was assigned to the Navy Band ensemble Country at the Wallace Theater at Ft. Belvoir.

Doug Mckelway Salary

Serving as a general assignment reporter for the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Fox News Channel is his main source of income. Doug earns an average salary of $70,254 per year.

Doug Mckelway Net Worth

His journalism career has been his main pillar in wealth accumulation. Doug has an estimated net worth of $1,967,224.

How Old Is Doug Mckelway

Doug is a 67-year-old American journalist who was born in 1954, in Washington D.C.The United States of America.

Who Is Doug Mckelway

Douglas is an American television journalist. He currently serves as a general assignment reporter for the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Fox News Channel. Doug became part of the network’s news team in November 2010. Previously, before joining Fox News Channel, Doug worked at an ABC affiliate,  WJLA-TV based in Washington, D.C.

Is Doug Mckelway Married

He married Washington Examiner chief congressional correspondent called Susan Ferrechio. He and Susan are proud parents to Alexander McKelway, Chris McKelway, Eliza McKelway, and Doug McKelway jr