Corey McPherrin Biography
Corey McPherrin is an American five-time Emmy award-winning news/sports anchor working for FOX 32 WFLD-TV in Chicago. He joined the station in 1995. Previously he worked at WBBM-TV in Chicago as a sports anchor.
Corey McPherrin Date of Birth / Birthday
McPherrin is 67 years old as of 2022. He was born in Chicago’s South suburbs on March 10, 1955. McPherrin celebrates his birthday on March 10 every year.
Corey McPherrin Measurements/Height
He is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches.
Corey McPherrin Partner/Wife
McPherrin previously married to Sally but they divorced in 2016. They resided in the Lake View neighborhood on Chicago’s North Side. He listed his Lake View home for sale for $2.35 Million in February 2016.
Corey McPherrin Kids/Children
McPherrin and his ex-wife had two children together, Jack & Margaret. He has shared much information about the kids.
Corey McPherrin Relatives/ Family
McPherrin was born and raised in Chicago’s South suburbs. While growing up, he dreamed of one day becoming a sportscaster in his hometown. He manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether or not he has any siblings. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Corey McPherrin Schooling/Education
McPherrin attended Hillcrest High School in Country Club Hills, Illinois where he earned his High School DIploma in General Education. From there, he joined Butler University in Indianapolis. After completing his studies there, he graduated with a bachelor’s degree in radio and television in 1977. While in college, he was president of Butler’s chapter of the Sigma Chi fraternity. He also took part on the school’s swim team. In addition to that, McPherrin worked for WAJC, Butler’s radio station.
Corey McPherrin Profession
McPherrin is an Emmy award-winning news/sports anchor at FOX 32 News in Chicago. He anchors the 5 pm and 9 pm weekday newscasts, Monday through Friday. He developed his love for journalism at a young age. His career began in 1977 in Davenport, Iowa. He also worked in Atlanta, New Orleans, Illinois, and Quincy as a sports broadcaster.
During his working time in Atlanta, he won an Emmy award as the “Outstanding News Performer”in 1984 in the state of Georgia. From there, he worked for WABC-TV in New York for seven years from 1984 to 1991 as the primary sportscaster prior to returning to Chicago. While in New York, he worked as a a college football play-by- play reporter and announcer for “Wide World of Sports,” the sports anthology show.
Prior to joining the FOX 32 News team, he worked for WBBM-TV as a sports anchor. He also anchored sports for “Fox Chicago News at Nine”. McPherrin co-hosted “The Final Word,” the Sunday night sports wrap-up show, and also “Fox Kickoff Sunday,” the Bears pre-game show.
Corey McPherrin Income
McPherrin receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Corey McPherrin Net Worth
Through McPherrin‘s career as a news/sports anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
His great work has been recognized and he has won several awards and honors. During his 26 years working at FOX 32 Chicago, he has received five Emmy awards. While in college, he was a member of the school’s board of trustees. He also earned Butler’s Robert Todd Duncan alumni achievement award in 2002. Furthermore, McPherrin did an outstanding professional achievement and the Sigma Chi Fraternity awarded him with a Significant Sig award.
Corey McPherrin Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
McPherrin is active on his social media accounts. He has about 5.7K followers on his Facebook Page, about 9,959 followers on his Twitter account, and around 1,627 followers on his Instagram account.