Phil Rogers Biography
Phil Rogers is a general assignment reporter for WMAQ-TV, the NBC owned television station in Chicago. Phil joined NBC in 1991.
Rogers has reported for NBC5 throughout the United States and from around the world. Phil spent two months in Kuwait and southern Iraq at the outset of the war in Iraq. He reported from the aircraft carrier USS Abraham Lincoln and the guided missile cruiser USS Shiloh during the Iraqi oil embargo in the Persian Gulf, was at the Pentagon in the aftermath of 9/11, and aboard the USS Theodore Roosevelt when it departed for Afghanistan.
He previously covered the 1991 Gulf War from Tel Aviv, and has twice returned to Israel for stories focusing on security concerns of Chicagoans living in Israel and the West Bank. In May of 2006, Rogers accompanied Mayor Richard Daley to Israel and Jordan.
He reported from the aircraft carrier USS George Washington en route to Bosnia, and the nuclear submarine USS Chicago at sea in the Pacific. He recently took viewers to the U.S. Submarine base in Groton, CT, where construction is underway on the new USS Illinois.
Rogers also covered the bombing of the Murrah Federal Building in Oklahoma City, and the execution of convicted bomber Timothy McVeigh.
He reported on the Chicago 2016 Olympic bid, and has covered multiple Olympic Games in Beijing, Vancouver, and London.
Before joining WMAQ-TV he spent 14 years at WBBM Newsradio. Prior to joining WBBM, Rogers was a reporter at KOMA-AM in Oklahoma City from 1977-79. He began his career as a reporter, and news director at KVRO-FM in his hometown of Stillwater, Ok.
Phil Rogers Awards
He is a multiple Emmy Award winner, including a National Emmy for NBC-5’s coverage of the Burr Oak Cemetery scandal in Chicago.
Phil is a five-time winner of Best Reporter honors from Associated Press and United Press International. He won a prestigious Edward R. Murrow Award for his investigative reporting on security at O’Hare Airport and is a three time winner of the Peter Lisagor Award from the Chicago Headline Club.
Phil Rogers Age
Rogers likes to keep his personal life private hence it is not known when he was born or when he celebrates his birthday.
Phil Rogers Wife
Phil Rogers is private about his personal life and therefore there is no any information or news about his dating life. It is therefore not known if he is married or has any children.
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