Rich Walsh Bio|Wiki
Rich Walsh is an American Sports Anchor and Reporter for KDKA-TV CBS Pittsburgh. He previously worked as a sports reporter for WPXI. Walsh anchored sports at WTRF in Wheeling, West Virginia before joining WPXI in 2005.
Walsh is a recipient of prestigious awards for broadcasting and his charity work. Most recently, Walsh was recognized as Pittsburgh’s 40 under 40 for raising more than $200,000 in memory of his father, Tom, who died from Leukemia in 2009.
Walsh is a former captain of Pitt’s track and cross-country teams at the University of Pittsburg. During his free time, he enjoys running and most of his time is spent on the golf course.
In addition, Walsh is highly involved in the Pittsburgh community and serves on various boards, including the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society and the University of Pittsburgh Varsity Athletics.
Rich Walsh Age
He was born on February 23 in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania. Walsh is around 40 years old.
Rich Walsh Family
He was born and raised by his parents in Penn Hills, Pennsylvania. His father, Tom passed away in 2009 from Leukemia.
Rich Walsh Education
He attended Penn Hills High School. Walsh also graduated from the University of Pittsburgh.
Rich Walsh Pittsburgh
Walsh is the weekend sports anchor for KDKA-TV | CBS Pittsburgh and also makes appearances on KDKA-FM, 93.7 “The Fan.”
Prior to joining KDKA, Walsh served as the primary studio and game day intermission host for the Pittsburgh Penguins. In addition, he also worked as a sideline reporter/host for ROOT Sports Pittsburgh.
Walsh has previously worked at Fox Sports Net Pittsburgh and worked as an anchor at WTRF-TV in Wheeling, West Virginia. He has spent over a decade working in Pittsburgh as a Sports Anchor, Host as well as a Reporter.
Over the course of his career, Walsh has covered key stories including four Super Bowls, two Stanley Cup Championships, two Winter Classics, two U.S. Opens, The Final Four, and an MLB All-Star game.
Additionally, he has covered countless other memorable events, including Sidney Crosby’s first game in the NHL. Notably, Walsh is a graduate of the University of Pittsburgh.
He is also a former captain of Pitt’s track and cross-country teams. Most of his free time is spent on the golf course and he also enjoys running. Walsh is highly involved in the Pittsburgh community.
He also serves on several boards such as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society as well as the University of Pittsburgh Varsity Athletics. Walsh has won awards for broadcasting and his charity work.
He was most recently recognized as Pittsburgh’s 40 under 40. This recognition is a result of raising more than $200,000 in memory of his father, Tom, who passed away from Leukemia in 2009.
His CBS News Colleagues:
Chris Hoffman-freelance reporter
Pam Surano-anchor and reporter
Erika Stanish-weekend reporter
Adriana Diaz – national correspondent
Norah O’Donnell-correspondent and anchor
Shelley Bortz-news reporter
Celina Pompeani-traffic reporter
Bob Pompeani-sports reporter
Royce Jones-news reporter and anchor
Briana Smith-morning reporter and weekend morning anchor
Andy Sheehan-investigative and enterprise reporter
Jennifer Borrasso-news reporter
Heather Abraham-anchor and reporter
David Highfield-morning news anchor
Rich Walsh Height
Walsh is a man of above-average height and stands at a height of 5 ft 9 in (1.75).
Rich Walsh Wife|Wedding|Fiance
He is a married man to Kelly Fox Walsh, a Makeup Artist at Freelance Makeup Artist. The couple tied the knot on June 21, 2022, and currently lives together in Plum, Pennsylvania.
Walsh has three children Chayce Michael, Olivia Del, Taegan, and Quinn Taylor Walsh. Walsh was previously married to Michele Fiorina in August 2011 but they got divorced.
Rich Walsh Salary|Net Worth
Is Rich Walsh Still Married
Walsh is a father to Taegan and Quinn. The Former Captain of the Pitt Track Team, Current Golfe is married to Kelly Fox Walsh. Kelly is a Makeup Artist and together with her family, he lives in Pennsylvania.