Christie Ileto is a journalist and reporter who won an Emmy Award for her works. Moreover, Christie Ileto is currently working as a journalist at WPVI-TV in Philadelphia.
Table of Biography
Christie Ileto was born in Washington DC, the United States of America on October 3, 1985. The journalist’s zodiac sign is Libra and she is currently 36 years old as of 2021. Moreover, the journalist holds American nationality and is a third-generation Filipino. However, the journalist refers to herself as an Afro-Asian and has a younger sister.
Her father is originally from San Ildefonso, Bulacan in the Philippines but his identity is not available. Besides that, there is no more information regarding the award-winning journalist’s parents, siblings, and early childhood life. Looking at the award-winning journalist’s success and popularity, we can assume that she was well raised by her parents in her hometown.
Christie Ileto earned a Bachelor of Science in Journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. Moreover, the journalist was a part of a student-run newscast for the city of Evanston Northwestern News Network.
After her graduation, Christie Ileto started her career as a reporter at WAFF, Huntsville, AL where she did the news in Tennessee Valley. During her time at WAFF, the journalist covered extreme weather like tornadoes and also covered the general election. Moreover, the journalist worked at WAFF from October 2007 to September 2009. After that, the journalist joined the KOAT-TV as a reporter in Albuquerque, New Mexico.
Moreover, she worked as a general assignment reporter for all newscasts at the KOAT-TV. During her time at KOAT-TV, she covered several live reporting and breaking news coverage daily. Additionally, she worked at KOAT-TV for another two years from October 2009 to 2012. After that, she accepted a job at WJZ in Baltimore, MD, and worked as a live reporter.
During her work at WJZ, the journalist covered local crime, extreme weather, as well as local and national events in Washington, DC, as a live reporter for all news broadcasts and broke stories for an 11 o’clock nightly newscast. However, the journalist worked at WJZ for three years and left the channel. After that, she joined WPVI-TV in Philadelphia where she has worked since the year 2015.
For WJZ, the reporter was the first to report the arrest of Freddie Gray, who died in police custody while suffering spinal injuries. Moreover, she was on the ground covering news when the riots break out after news of his death spread. The journalist continued her coverage of the aftermath which included citywide protests for police reform while the riots ended.
Achievements and Net Worth
Christie Ileto has won AP and Emmy Awards for her work as a journalist and a reporter. Besides that, there is no other information about the award-winning journalist’s other awards and achievements.
Christie Ileto has garnered a huge amount of money as a journalist and reporter for news media. According to online sources, the estimated net worth of the award-winning journalist is around $10 million US dollars. Moreover, the journalist earns over $94 thousand salary as an experienced journalist.
Christie Ileto married her husband Brandon Patterson on December 12, 2016, in Washington DC, the United States. Moreover, the journalist walked down the aisle with her father in a white wedding gown and also wore the white bodycon dress with a veil.
The journalist first met her husband while reporting in Philadelphia and started dating each other and engaged together. However, the journalist and her husband have a daughter from their marriage.
Talking about her rumors and controversy, she’s not a part of them until now. Besides that, the award-winning journalist is focusing on her personal and professional life. Moreover, the award-winning journalist likes to keep a distance from the rumors and controversies.
Body Measurement and Social media
Christie Ileto has black hair and brown eyes with a height of 5 feet 4 inches. Besides that, there is no further information about the award-winning journalist’s other body measurements.
Christie Ileto is pretty active on social media platforms like Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook. Her Instagram account @christie_ileto has over 18 thousand followers. On Twitter, she has over 12 thousand followers on her account @Christie_Ileto. Her official Facebook page “Christie Ileto” has over 29 thousand followers.