Chip Yost Biography
Chip Yost is a KTLA reporter and Orange County Bureau Chief. Yost joined KTLA in February of 2007 and though he reports on just about everything, his passion and background are in investigative reporting.
Yost earned his bachelor’s degree for business administration at the University of Cincinnati in Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S. After a stint as an outside sales representative for AirTouch Communications in Los Angeles, Yost went back to school to get his master’s degree at the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York.
Chip Yost Career
Prior to joining KTLA, Chip worked as an investigative and general assignment reporter at television stations in Denver (KUSA-TV), Tucson (KOLD-TV), Yuma (KYMA-TV) and San Diego (KGTV-TV).
He has won an Emmy for a story that had him tracking down fugitives who had escaped from the Colorado Department of Corrections. Yost won a duPont Silver Baton (broadcast journalism’s equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize) for another story where he exposed how a police car could turn into a fiery death trap for officers.
He was also awarded a Golden Mike for his KTLA report about squatters taking over homes in an upscale Riverside neighborhood.
Yost won the 2013 Orange County Press Club award for “best investigative story” in the broadcast/online video category for his coverage of an upholstery business allegedly not fulfilling customers’ orders.
Chip Yost Age
Yost likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known which month or date he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Chip Yost Wife
Yost likes to keep his personal life private hence there is no any available information or news about his marriage life.
Chip Yost Salary
Being a news reporter for KTLA 5 there is no doubt Chip earns a good amount of salary. However, the exact amount he receives and his estimated net worth are not yet disclosed.