Chris Arnold Biography
Chris Arnold is a popular American journalist presently working as an NPR correspondent located in Boston. Chris has been covering Money and Life since 2001. Prior to Boston, he was stationed in San Francisco and he traveled across the country for the network doing feature stories on entrepreneurship.
Over his career at NPR, he has reported a range of other subjects including the Gulf Coast, Katrina recovery in New Orleans, a new kind of table saw that won’t cut your fingers off as well as immigrant workers in the fishing industry. Chris was given a golden chance to go to Turin, Italy, for NPR’s coverage of the 2006 Winter Olympics. Chris also reported a story on a highly addictive painkiller called Oxycontin and also the dramatic rise in thousands of teenagers abusing the powerful.
He reported from New York after the September 11 attacks and contributed to the network’s coverage that won the George Foster Peabody Awards and also the Overseas Press Club. Chris worked as a freelance reporter for KQED, San Francisco’s NPR Member Station.
Chris Arnold Age
Chris Arnold was born in the United States. He is around 38 years old, although, has not disclosed his exact date and year of birth.
Chris Arnold Height
Chris is a man of standard stature and stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx 1.73m).
Chris Arnold Family
Chris Arnold was born to his loving father and caring mother in the United States. Nevertheless, no details with regard to his parents and siblings are available in the public domain.
Chris Arnold Wife
Chris is a married man and a proud dad of two stunning daughters. Nevertheless, he maintains a very low profile with reference to his family despite his publicity
Chris Arnold Salary
He receives a decent salary of $68,922 per year. This is in accordance with NPR correspondents’ salaries.
Chris Arnold Net Worth
Chris Arnold has amassed a hefty fortune over the years he has served and has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Chris Arnold Career
Currently, Chris works as an NPR correspondent stationed in Boston. His reports are heard frequently on NPR’s award-winning news magazines Weekend Edition, All Things Considered, and Morning Edition. He joined NPR in 1996 and was at first stationed in San Francisco before relocating to Boston in the year 2001.
He was honored with a 2017 George Foster Peabody Award after his coverage of the Wells Fargo banking scandal. Besides reporting for NPR’s main radio programs, he hosts the personal finance episodes of NPR’s Life Kit podcasts. Before his current role, Chris worked for the NPR series “Your Money and Your Life” as the lead reporter.
As part of that, he covered the problem of Wall Street firms charging excessive fees on retirement accounts. He covered problems within the nation’s largest banks that resulted in the banks improperly foreclosing on several American homeowners after the 2008 financial crisis and the collapse of the housing market.