Doug Mckelway Bio | Wiki
Doug McKelway ( Full name: Douglas B. McKelway) is an American television journalist. He currently serves as a host on TBN. Formerly, Doug served as a general assignment reporter for the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Fox News Channel. He became part of the network’s news team in November 2010. Before joining Fox News Channel, Doug worked at an ABC affiliate, WJLA-TV based in Washington, D.C.
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.
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 68 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).
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 TBN
In March 2022, Axios reported that Doug was tapped by the Christian Trinity Broadcasting Network to anchor its new program called “Centerpoint.” Dought had formerly announced his retirement from the industry back in September 2020. The program covers the news of the day and other stories such as presumably through a Christian, conservative lens.
It airs every weekday at 7:30 pm, with a rebroadcast later in the evening. As he became the face of “Centerpoint” for TBN, Doug joined producer Michael Clemente, former Newsmax CEO, and Fox News EVP of News. Nate Daniels told Axios that the goal of TBN is to create a “Christian lifestyle brand,” rather than just a network known for “preaching and teaching.” TBN launched the new show with Doug in March 2022.
Doug Mckelway Retirement
He announced his retirement as a Washington correspondent for the Fox News Channel. (Carolyn Kaster/AP) with an eyebrow-raising video in September 2020. The longtime Washington correspondent for Fox News Channel announced his retirement in September 2020 in an unusual video posted on Facebook praising the network’s disgraced co-founder Roger Ailes. The video was posted by Jeremy Barr on his Twitter on Sep 22, 2020.
Doug Mckelway Fox News
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. He worked for Fox until Sep 2020 when he announced his retirement.
Doug’s colleagues at Fox News Included
Jenny Taft-sports anchor
Brittany Breeding- reporter
Angela Hutti– meteorologist
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
He currently serves as a host on TBN. 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 68-year-old American journalist who was born in 1954, in Washington D.C.The United States of America.
Who Is Doug Mckelway
Doug is an American television journalist. He currently serves as a host on TBN. Formerly, Doug served as a general assignment reporter for the Washington, D.C. bureau of the Fox News Channel.
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 j.