Christopher(Chris) Wallace is a well-known journalist who was born on October 12, 1947, in Chicago, Illinois in the United States of America. Wallace’s parents divorced when he was just a year old.
His mother remarried and got married to Bill Leonard, who happens to be the President of CBS News. It was Bill who heightened Wallace’s interest in journalism and gave him early exposure to it. Bill hired him as an assistant to Walter Cronkite at the 1964 Republican National Convention.
Wallace had his high school education at Hotchkiss School after which he had his college education at Harvard College. In college, he worked for the school’s radio station where he reported news on-air for WHRB, which happens to be the student radio station.
Wallace’s professional career started at the Boston Globe, which is a daily newspaper organisation in America. He left and started his network journalism career at NBC. This was in 1975. He worked with NBC for over a decade and left to work for ABC.
He worked for ABC for 14 years and left in 2003 to work with Fox News. He became the host for Fox News Sunday and hosted the show till he left Fox News after being with them for a little over 18 years.
Where did Chris Wallace go after Leaving Fox?
After leaving Fox News, Chris Wallace was hired by CNN to host a new program for its streaming service CNN+ in December 2021.