Tom Schaad Biography
Tom Schaad is an American Emmy award-winning anchor working at WAVY-TV where he serves as the co-anchor of the 5,6, and 11 pm newscast and as the 10 pm anchor on WBVT-TV. He joined the WAVY-TV team in December 2007.
Tom Schaad Education
In 1976, Schaad joined Bethel Park High School where he graduated with a Diploma in communication and media studied in 1980. Later on, she joined Duquesne University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in speech communications in 1984.
Tom Schaad Career
Schaad works at WAVY-TV where he serves as the co-anchor of the 5,6, and 11 pm newscast. He has worked in television for over 36 years and during this time, he has worked from Florida to West Virginia to Pittsburgh, PA to New York. He worked at WESH-TV for a number of years and while he was at the station, he served as a morning news anchor. In addition, he earned a number of accolades for his reporting inclusive of a shared Columbia Dupont award for the 2003 Columbia space shuttle tragedy.
For Schaad’s reporting, he has received four regional Emmy awards and a number of VAB awards and Associated Press awards. Furthermore, he found a home in Hampton Roads that hosts many community events, such as local walks for Survivors of Suicide, the American Heart Association Heart Ball, Leukemia, Lymphoma Society’s annual Light the Night, Heroes at Home Military Spouse of the Year Awards, and many others.
Additionally, he co-anchor the coverage of the Virginia Beach Mass Shooting for WAVY. Further coverage, WAVY-TV was recognized for its sensitivity and excellence during a tragedy touching the whole community. During his leisure time, he enjoys dabbles in photography, enjoys spending ample time with his family, and assists his wife Crystal in her Crystal Palate boutique.
Tom Schaad WAVY
Schaad works at WAVY where he works alongside other famous WAVY anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Scott Abbott
- Craig Loper
- Bruce Rader
- Brian Parsons
- Steve Fundaro
- Jeff Edmondson
- Jeremy Wheeler
- Don Slater
- Regina Mobley
- Anita Blanton
- Marielena Balouris
- Stephanie Harris
Tom Schaad Age
Schaad was born in Pittsburgh, a city in the state of Pennsylvania in the United States. He likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Tom Schaad Height
Schaad’s height is not yet disclosed.
Tom Schaad Family
Schaad has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Schaad has any siblings.
Tom Schaad Wife
Tom is married to Crystal Schaad. The couple married on September 24, 2011, in Norfolk, Virginia. His wife has worked as a television journalist, public relations executive, and press secretary. She is a sommelier and wine consultant who has recently launched her own company.
Tom Schaad Net Worth
Schaad has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Tom Schaad Salary
Schaad earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.