Chris Plante Bio-Wiki, Age, Family, Podcast, Show, WMAL and Salary
Chris Plante Biography
Chris Plante is an American syndicated radio talk show host born on December 12, 1959. He is based at WMAL Radio in Washington D.C. and heard on the Westwood One Network. Plante is a frequent guest on both Fox News and Fox Business.
He worked at CNN for 17 years, mostly covering The Pentagon and U.S. Military. At several times at CNN, Plante was a Pentagon Correspondent, Senior Producer for National Security Affairs, Military Affairs Producer, and an assignment editor. He traveled to foreign locations, including Saudi Arabia, Bosnia, Vietnam, Indonesia, Africa, and the remote corners of the former Soviet Union covering stories for CNN.
On September 11, 2011, Chris received the Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTNDA) for his reporting from the Pentagon during the terrorist attacks. He won a Reed Irvine Award for Excellence in Journalism in 2015. Chris is the Stepson of Bill Plante, a veteran journalist, and correspondent for CBS News.
Chris Plante Age
Plante was born on December 12, 1959. He is 59 years old as of 2018 and is a Washington D.C. resident.
Chris Plante Family
He was born to Jules Orteig, Barbara Barnes Orteig Plante. He has brothers, Michael, and Dan Plante.
Chris Plante Wife
Plante keeps his personal life very private and has not yet disclosed his relationship status.
WMAL Chris Plante
Plante joined WMAL doing a weekend radio show and sometimes hosting a joint show with liberal host Jerry Klein. WMAL serves the Washington, D.C. metro area. She moved to weeknights in 2005 and then moved to the midday time slot in 2008. His show was briefly replaced by The Joe Scarborough Show in 2009. Due to demand by fans, his show returned to the 9 AM – Noon time slot in October 2009.
He has filled in for national hosts including Mark Levin, Michael Savage, and Rush Limbaugh.
Cumulus Media announced in 2016, Plante would be nationally syndicated by Westwood One. She replaced Herman Cain‘s program, which was then reverted to a local program. It continued to air in the Atlanta, Jacksonville, Orlando, Tulsa, and Dayton markets.
Chris Plante Show | Podcast
Plante hosts The Chris Plante Show on Mon-Fri 9a-12pET / Sat 6a-9aET & 12p-3pET. The show offers listeners the inside word on the day’s top news stories with razor-sharp insight AND a unique sense of humor.
Chris Plante Live Stream | Streaming
You can listen to his show live by tuning your radio to 105.9FM and 630AM, getting into any wmal.com page, and also getting the WMAL app on the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store.
Chris Plante Cruise
Plante has a 2019 trip departing July 13th. He refers to it as the 2019 Amsterdam to London Cruise. Seven days aboard the ultra-deluxe, Silversea “silver wind”, they will Cruise in world-class style for an unforgettable northern European and British isles cruise!