Tom Garris Biography, Age, Family, Education, Now, WTAE Career

Who is Tom Garris? – Biography

Tom Garris is a journalist working as the Weekday Morning Anchor at Hearst Television. Tom joined the WTAE news team in 2021.


How old is Tom Garris? – Where did Tom Garris come from?

He was born in Pennsylvania and raised in suburban Philadelphia. His birth date is not known.

Tom Garris Education

Tom attended Pennsbury High School, where he received his diploma in 2014. He then transferred to Ithaca College, where he majored in journalism and received a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) degree.

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Where did Tom Garris go? – Career

Garris is the weekend morning anchor for Pittsburgh’s Action News 4 and reports during the week. Tom came to WTAE after three years at NBC5 in Burlington, Vermont/Plattsburgh, New York, where he was the station’s weekday morning anchor. Tom loves to stay active by hiking in the summer and snowboarding in the winter. He was the anchor and main correspondent for ICTV Reports, a long-form news magazine, during his final semester. Tom and several other students assisted NBC Nightly News in covering the South Carolina Republican Primary in February 2016.

WTAE-TV (UHF digital channel 27) is an ABC-affiliated television station licensed to Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Since its inception, it has been owned by the Hearst Television subsidiary of New York City-based Hearst Communications, making it one of two stations built and signed on by Hearst (alongside company flagship WBAL-TV in Baltimore). WTAE’s studios are on Ardmore Boulevard (PA 8) in the Wilkinsburg suburb of Wilkinsburg (though with a mailing address in Pittsburgh), and its transmitter is in Buena Vista, Pennsylvania.

Tom Garris Net Worth

He has an estimated net worth of $2 Million.