Phil Ponce Biography
Phil Ponce is an illustrious American journalist and television presenter. He is renowned as a Chicago television journalist who hosts Chicago Tonight: Latino Voices, which is a weekly television magazine of news and culture in Chicago’s predominantly Latino communities. It airs on weekends, along with Chicago Tonight: Black Voices and Chicago Tonight on WTTW 11.
Phil Ponce Age
Phil Ponce was born on September 26, 1949, in McAllen, Texas, United States of America. He is 73 years old.
Phil Ponce Height
Phil stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Phil Ponce Family
Phil was born in McAllen, Texas, but raised in East Chicago, Indiana, United States of America. His lovely parents were both steelworkers. The information about the names of his parents and siblings is not available at the moment. However, this module is currently under review and will be updated as soon as information about his family emerges.
Phil Ponce Wife
He is married to her gorgeous wife Ann Ponce, who is a Chicago portrait and landscape artist. The lovely couple currently resides in Ravenswood, Chicago. Together they are blessed with a beautiful daughter Maria Ponce, and two sons, Dan Ponce and Anthony Ponce.
Maria is a photographer in Chicago. Moreover, Dan is the founder of the Cappella group, Straight No Chaser. Previously, he served as a television reporter at ABC7 in Chicago for three years. As of now, he serves as a morning anchor at WGN Ch 9. On the other hand, Anthony worked as a television reporter for NBC5 and he is currently a morning anchor at WFLD Channel 32 in Chicago.
Phil Ponce Education
He attended and graduated from Bishop Noll Institute in Hammond, Indiana. Later, Phil enrolled at Indiana University where he graduated with a B.A. in English in 1971. Moreover, he earned a J.D. from Michigan University in 1974.
Phil Ponce Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging between 76,000 – 185,800 per year.
Phil Ponce’s Net Worth
Through his hard work, Phil has garnered a decent wealth and has an estimated net worth of $16 million.
Phil Ponce Career
Phil commenced his journalism career as a weekend reporter at WRTV in Indianapolis prior to moving to WBBM-TV in Chicago. He was brought to the program by John Callaway, the founder of Chicago Tonight. In 1997, he joined ”The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer” based in Washington, D.C., and served for two years.
He then returned as the permanent host of ”Chicago Tonight.” Phil has worked for three decades at Chicago Tonight since 1992 after spending nine years serving as a reporter at WBBM-TV located in Chicago.