Rich Edson Biography
Rich Edson is a media personality serving as a State Department correspondent at Fox News Channel based in Washington D.C since 2017. He joined Fox News Media in 2015 as a Washington correspondent. Previously, he was a Washington correspondent at Fox Business Network.
Rich Edson Age
Born on August 2, 1981 in Ridgewood, New Jersey, he is 39 years old.
Rich Edson Height
He is 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Rich Edson Nationality
He holds an American nationality.
Rich Edson Education
A graduate of Dumont High School, Edson earned a Master of Science in Journalism from Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism in New York in 2004. He also graduated Summa Cum Laude in History and Journalism from Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey in 2003. While at Rutgers, he announced Rutgers sports on WRSU-FM.
Rich Edson Parents
He grew up in North Jersey and he is the son of Emily Edson, a nurse at the Valley Hospital in Ridgewood. His mother is from Dumont, New Jersey. However, he has not revealed any information about his father and whether he has siblings or not.
Rich Edson Wife
Rich married Cheryl Cappiello on July 19, 2008 at Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church in Tenafly, N.J. The Rev. Leonard J. Gilman, a Roman Catholic priest and the pastor of the church, performed the ceremony. His wife, Cheryl is a former affiliate on the Roseland, New Jersey, legislation company Lowenstein Sandler. She is also a law graduate from New York University and Boston University.
The couple met in 1995 as members of the Dumont High School marching band. Cappiello was starting her senior year while Rich was a freshman. They lost contact after graduating and reconnected years later through email after which they started dating.
Cappiello is the daughter of Annette and Peter Cappiello both from Dumont, New Jersey. Her mother worked at AT&T as a customer service representative while her father was a Meter Inspector at Con Edison in New York.
The couple live in the D.C area.
Rich Edson Kids
He does not have children with his spouse yet.
Rich Edson Fox News
Edson serves as a Washington, DC-based correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). He joined the FOX Business Network (FBN) as a Washington correspondent in October 2007 and transitioned to Fox News Channel in 2015.
Most recently, Edson provided the latest breaking election news from Washington, DC during FNC’s Democracy 2020 election coverage. Previously, he interviewed Secretary of State Mike Pompeo in Cairo, Egypt to discuss U.S. and Middle Eastern Relations. Edson also contributed to FNC’s live coverage of the United States and North Korea summit that took place in Singapore. During his tenure at FBN and FNC, he has provided coverage of every major election, the U.S. debt ceiling crises of 2013 and 2011 and the executive bonus protections inserted into the 2009 stimulus law. He has also broken details on the U.S. auto bailout, congressional spending and the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Before joining FBN, Edson covered city and county governments for WJCL-TV (FOX 28) in Savannah, GA. He also covered sports and general assignments for 2 News in Allentown, Pa. In 2010, he won D.C.’s Funniest Journalist standup comedy competition.
Rich Edson Salary
He earns an average salary of $81,102 per year.
Rich Edson Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $3 million.
Rich Edson Instagram
He does not have an Instagram account.