Trey Yingst Biography
Trey Yingst is an American media personality serving as a foreign correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). Previously, he was the Chief Washington correspondent for OAN(One America News Network). He was also named in the 2019 edition of the Forbes 30 Under 30 media list.
- Personal Information e.g Age, Height, Nationality, Parents, Twin Sister, Partner/Wife, Salary, and Net Worth.
- Educational Background.
- Career Achievements and Awards.
- Commonly Asked Questions.
- Social Media Accounts.
Trey Yingst Age
Yingst is 29 years old as of 2022. He was born on September 10, 1993, in Hershey, Pennsylvania, United States.
Trey Yingst Height
He is tall in stature. He stands at 5 feet 10 inches tall.
Trey Yingst Nationality
He is an American citizen. He also speaks English and Spanish.
Trey Yingst Education
Yingst is highly educated. He studied at Central Dauphin High School. He then joined the American University School of Communication where he graduated Magna Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism in 2016.
Trey Yingst Parents
Trey is the son of Jed Yingst (father) and Debbie Lee Yingst (mother). He was born and raised in the USA alongside his twin sister, Aly Yingst. His mother, a former photographer, social worker, and substitute teacher is kind and funny. She also loves people.
Debbie has also battled kidney disease her whole life, underwent a Kidney transplant, beat cancer, and once spent 3 months in a coma. She is a true definition of a strong woman who goes through all odds just to be there with her loved ones.
Trey’s twin sister Aly is a Ph.D. student at the University of Iceland. She is also an Expedition Guide, Anthropologist, Scuba Instructor, and Freelance Writer.
His parents live in Harrisburg.
Trey Yingst Wife
Is Yingst married? This is a commonly searched aspect of Yingst’s life. However, the answer is no. Yingst is in a relationship with Adi Spiegelman, a fashion model. He and his girlfriend attended the 2019 White House Correspondents Association Annual Dinner at the Washington Hilton Hotel.
Trey Yingst Fox News
Yingst is a foreign correspondent for FOX News Channel (FNC). He joined the network in August 2018.
Most recently, Yingst is leading FNC’s live coverage surrounding Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, providing 24/7 coverage from the ground in Kyiv, the capital of Ukraine. In the summer of 2021, he reported from Doha, Qatar, and Kabul, Afghanistan on the withdrawal of U.S. troops from the area. While in Afghanistan, Yingst provided an exclusive look inside a Taliban prison as well as interviewed the leader of the Haqqani Terror Network, Anas Haqqani. Earlier that year, he covered the Israel-Hamas conflict from the Gaza Strip. From the Middle East, Yingst has broken multiple international stories including the existence of a secret Iranian base and the smuggling of Iranian oil to Syria. During the height of the COVID-19 pandemic, Yingst secured exclusive behind-the-scenes access inside the Coronavirus Critical Care Unit at the Sheba Medical Center in Tel Aviv, Israel.
Prior to joining the network, Yingst served as Chief Washington correspondent for OAN, where he covered the start of the Trump administration. During his 16 months covering the Trump administration, Yingst was the first to report on major stories including the indictment announcement of 13 Russian nationals and Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi’s plans to meet with President Trump. Yingst was described by journalism’s Poynter Institute as having aggressively questioned the Trump administration. Prior to this, he contributed to BBC News where he reported on multiple breaking news events, including the police brutality protests in Baltimore, MD, and Ferguson, MO, making national headlines for his coverage of the latter. In addition, Yingst contributed to Canada’s CTV News and co-founded News2Share, an online media outlet publishing stories and multimedia content from conflict zones, while he was still in college.
In 2019, Yingst was named among the Forbes 30 Under 30 media list and was tapped as one of AdWeek’s Young Influentials. He was also a member of the White House Correspondents Association, the National Press Club, and the Kappa Tau Alpha journalism honor society.
Commonly Asked Questions About Trey Yingst:
Where is Trey Yingst Now?
Yingst is currently reporting in Ukraine. He arrived in Ukraine in February prior to the Russian Invasion.
Is Trey Yingst Still In Ukraine?
Yes. As a foreign correspondent for Fox News, Trey says no other job could compare to what he does now.
“It’s a weird feeling to be living your dream,” he says, “but being a foreign correspondent for Fox News is exactly what I want to be doing.”
“It is such a part of my identity to work in this field,” Trey says. “My dream job my entire life is the job I’m doing today. It gives me purpose. It is my life.”
This question about whether Trey is still in Ukraine rose following the deaths of journalists in Ukraine in March, including two from Fox News. Despite the tragedy, he was reportedly still in Ukraine covering the fighting between Russia and Ukraine.
Trey Yingst Salary and Net Worth
Yingst earns an average salary of $145,000 per year. He also has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
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