Who is Eva Pilgrim?
Eva Pilgrim was born on 30 August 1982, in Seoul, South Korea, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for her work with ABC News, in which she serves as a news correspondent. She’s also worked for other local television stations throughout her career.
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The Wealth of Eva Pilgrim
How rich is Eva Pilgrim? As of mid-2019, sources estimate a net worth that is over $1 million, earned through a successful career in broadcast journalism. She reportedly earns around $100,000 annually thanks to her work, not including the other projects she pursues. As she continues her career, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Eva was born in Korea due to being the daughter of a military family. She is of Korean and American descent with her family later moving back to the United States, travelling to several locations in the country. Not many details have been shared about her parents, but she developed a strong interest towards music at a young age. However, things turned in a different direction after matriculating from high school, when she enrolled at the University of Florida for her bachelor’s degree.
The University of Florida was established in 1853 and is one of the three pre-eminent universities among the 12 inside the State. It has been ranked as the eighth best public university in the country. It is the third largest in Florida in terms of population, and the eighth largest single campus university with over 16 academic colleges. They offer degrees in various programs. After completing her bachelor’s degree, Eva furthered her education by enrolling at the University of South Carolina (USC), the largest university in the Carolinas.
In 2002, Pilgrim began her foray onto the television news industry, beginning with the Columbia-based WIS-TV in which she served as a web producer for two years. The NBC affiliate is known for several syndicated programs including talk-shows, and soap operas. She then moved to WVVA located in Bluefield where she had her first on-screen role as a reporter and morning anchor. It is also an NBC affiliated station serving the Bluefield, Beckley, and Oak Hill market in West Virginia. She stayed there for another two years before moving to Fox Charlotte in 2006 as a news reporter as well as an anchor.
The station served-up 48 and a half hours of locally produced newscasts on a weekly basis. During her time there, she reported on numerous stories within the area, including taxi drivers who discriminated againstthe disabled, and a woman who swindled military men across the country. She stayed there for three years, gaining a reputation as a brave reporter with a record of accuracy. Her next station would be WXIN-TV, which is a Fox affiliate serving Indianapolis and nearby areas.
Recent Work and ABC News
In 2012, Eva joined the television station WPVI which is an ABC-owned station based in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. The station airs as 6 ABC and her work as an anchor for the station led her to eventually be promoted to join the main news division of the American Broadcasting Company. ABC is known for its daily evening newscast called “ABC World News Tonight with David Muir”. They are also popular for their morning news talk show “Good Morning America”, and the Sunday morning political affairs program entitled “This Week with George Stephanopoulos”. Other popular programs in the network include “20/20”, “Primetime” and “Nightline”.
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— Eva Pilgrim (@EvaPilgrim) August 7, 2019
Eva continued to record achievements as a reporter, covering various national events such as the Pope’s visit to the US. She also covered the Indiana State Fair stage collapse, when a gust from an approaching thunderstorm caused the temporary roof structure of the stage to collapse, killing seven people. She also covered the 2017 Amtrak Cascades derailment, which led to the train crushing automobiles with three people dying in the accident. Another event she covered heavily was the Sago Mine disaster, which was a coal mine explosion in Sago, West Virginia, and is considered one of the worst disasters in the state, trapping 13 miners, with only one survivor after the rescue efforts.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, it is known that Pilgrim is in a relationship with Micah Caskey, who is a criminal prosecutor; the two have been spotted numerous times in public as well as on social media together. While they have not actively spoken out about their relationship, it is an open secret that they are together. According to him, she is obsessed with skin care. She is also doing her best to try and maintain a healthy work-life balance.
Similar to numerous broadcast journalists, she is highly active online through accounts on social media. She has over 38,000 followers on the website and posts a lot of behind the scenes photos of herself while at work. She also posts photos alongside her boyfriend and some of her friends outside of work. She has an account on Twitter too, on which she has over 20,000 followers, and uses the platform to post the latest in news while also promoting her recent and upcoming broadcasts. Another account she has is on Facebook, with almost 40,000 followers, however, the account has not been updated since late-2018.