Pete Christy Profile
Pete Christy is an American Emmy Award-winning Sports Anchor, Reporter, and Director working for KCBD-TV as the sports director since joining the station in September of 2004. Previously, he was working as a Sports Producer/Reporter at CN8, the Comcast Network.
Pete Christy Education
Christy joined Syracuse University’s Newhouse School of Public Communications in 1985 when he finished his high school education. In 1989, he graduated with a Bachelor Of Science degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Pete Christy Career
Christy moved back to Lubbock after spending seven years in Philadelphia. He worked for Comcast Networks in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, holding the position of Sports Reporter/Anchor. There he covered the city’s sports teams, Flyers, Eagles, Phillies, and 76ers, but his passion was anchoring and reporting on his favorite sport, which is boxing. Boxing included Middleweight Champion Bernard Hopkins’ shocking knockout victories against Felix Trinidad and Oscar De La Hoya.
In the Mid-Atlantic Region, Christy’s sports challenges known as “I Beat Pete” were immensely popular, as he confronted viewers and celebrities in the game or sport that they play. It is an opportunity to introduce non-traditional sports like Sled Hockey, Football Net, Kite Buggying, Australian Rules Football, and Curling, to a wider audience.
Christy is a twice-nominee for Best Sports Reporter in the Mid-Atlantic Emmys. Also, Christy won an Emmy Award for “Best Sports Show” in the year 2004, just before he returned to Lubbock, allowing him to leave Philadelphia on top.
Christy returned to Lubbock after seven years in the big city to continue his impassioned style of sports broadcasting, which appeals to both sports fans and non-sports fans. Christy’s distinctive approach and viewer-interaction sportscasts captivated many people during his first term as Sports Director of KCBD, while he was at NewsChannel 11 from the year 1995 to the year 1997, by being amusing, instructive, and inventive.
Quick Facts About Pete
|$1 Million – $5 Million
His Sports Challenges which have included local sports and even his motorbike mishap, were a hit with audiences on the South Plains. Christy has received multiple Texas AP Broadcasters Best Sportscast awards since his return to Lubbock.
Christy worked as a Sports Reporter/Anchor at KDRV-TV, an ABC-affiliated TV station in Medford, Oregon, before working in Philadelphia. He has also visited stations in New Jersey, Virginia, and Washington, D.C. throughout his broadcasting travels. Christy began forecasting games on a small radio station in his hometown when he was 14 years old. At the age of 16, he was the Sports Director at WMDM-FM/WPTX-AM in Maryland.
Pete Christy Age
Christy was born in Maryland, United States. His age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. However, he might be in his 60s. Christy celebrates his birthday every June 30th evidenced by his Facebook post on June 13, 2020, where he posted a picture of a cake written “Happy Birthday Pete,” and captioned “Had a Delicious birthday cake (lemon and vanilla) my favorite! Special night with my special people…”
Pete Christy Height
Christy stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 7 inches (1.73m).
Pete Christy Family
Christy was born and raised by his parents in Maryland, United States but he has not disclosed the names of his parents and siblings.
Pete Christy Wife
Christy takes pride in being a “dad” to his 2 children, Henley(son) and Bella(daughter). The family is thrilled to be living in Lubbock. Christy took a life-changing decision in September 2004 when he left Philadelphia’s top five markets to return to Lubbock and raise a family. Christy’s wife’s identity is unknown since he has managed to keep her personal life out of the spotlight. Christy, on the other hand, is in a relationship with Lorelei as stated in a tweet.
Today my girlfriend Lorelei moved to Lubbock!
With a truck full of heavy items, we needed help.
And what a blessing….members of the Abernathy Antelope football team including QB Bryson Daily & Tanner Timms drove to Lubbock and took care of it all!
— Pete Christy (@pchristy11) August 9, 2019
Pete Christy Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KCBD, Christy earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Pete Christy Net Worth
Christy has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Sports Director.
Pete Christy KCBD
At KCBD Pete works alongside;
- Angie Winn
- Abner Euresti
- Sharon Hibner Maines
- Karin McCay
- John Robison
- Christy Hartin
- Steve Divine
- Cary Allen
- Devin Ward