Chris Vernon is an eminent American journalist currently working for Grind City Media as a digital host and contributor. He is also an analyst of pregame and postgame shows for Grizzlies broadcasts on the Grizzlies LIVE!
His major role there is to help provide complete breakdowns and in-depth analyses for all home games. Vernon serves alongside sideline reporter Rob Fischer and television analyst Brevin Knight.
In addition to his mentioned roles, Vernon hosts “The Chris Vernon Show” on Grind City Media. Over the years, the show has netted several awards such as The Memphis Flyer’s “Best of Memphis” honors as “Best Radio Personality,” “Best Drive Time Show,” and “Best Sports Radio Show,” in 2016.
Chris Vernon Age
Chris was born in the United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on October 5 every year.
Chris Vernon Height
Vernon stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 5 inches ( Approx 1. 65m).
Chris Vernon Education
He studied and graduated from the University of Freed Hardeman. The journalist has lived and served in Memphis since 2000. He has done so since their inaugural season in Bluff City and his major role is to cover the Grizzlies.
Chris Vernon Family
Chris was born in the United States of America to his caring father and mother. In 2019, His parents celebrated their 50th wedding anniversary. They got married at the courthouse without the approval of their parents in Marion, Arkansas.
Chris Vernon Wife
He mostly talks and posts about his two amazing kids on Instagram but he does not share anything about his wife. As per his Instagram post, His son King William on January 19, 2020, turned 10, and his daughter Haley Mae in 2019 turned 6. Previously, Chris lived in New York and St. Louis.
Chris Vernon Salary
Chris earns an annual salary of $68,195 per year. This is according to Grind City Media anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.
Chris Vernon Net Worth
Vernon has an approximate net worth of $13 million.
Chris Vernon Career
Currently, He is a Sports Talk in Memphis. His show is characterized by strong opinions, parody songs, a quick wit, and vast sports knowledge.
Although, the show dominates the Memphis sports scene and his show is not on the radio but in podcasts and on the internet. While in college, Vernon took a class called “Introduction to Broadcasting” and was able to call the basketball games.
Vernon also interned at different places such as KFNS in St. Louis and at the West Tennessee Diamond Jaxx (Minor League baseball team) media relations. Chris later moved to Memphis to become a radio host. He began at Sports 56 WHBQ where he served as a show host.