Who Is Chris Daniels? King 5 Sports Anchor On The World Cup Selection

Chris Daniels is a reporter for the King 5 Network in Seattle, Washington. He is now the main reporter. For the past 18 years, he has worked for the Seattle-based channel.

Seattle, Daniels’ hometown, has been chosen as one of the 16 host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup, which will be staged in three North American countries: the United States, Mexico, and Canada.

Chris Daniels has won numerous awards and has a distinguished career in television and media. Here’s a quick rundown of the Seattle-based reporter’s background.

Who Is Chris Daniels From King 5?

Chris Daniels works for the King 5 Network as a television personality. He is the channel’s chief correspondent and is headquartered in Seattle, Washington.

The news reporter is a Pearce County, Washington native that has worked for King TV for almost 18 years. He is one of the channel’s longest-serving television personalities.

Daniels graduated from Washington State University and began his career at KIKD in Idaho, where he worked for two years as a morning anchor/reporter. On the CBS affiliate’s Morning Show, he was the principal anchor.

Chris then spent two years as a reporter for 13 On Your Side, where he was honored by the Michigan Chapter of the Associated Press as the finest reporter and writer.

Chris got his first significant television job as a reporter for Fox 13 Seattle in September 2000, where he stayed for three years. He covered the station’s 10 o’clock newscast for Fox 13 and specialized in long-form stories and features.

Daniels’ Twitter handle is @ChrisDaniels5, and he has over 35K followers.

Chris Daniels On World Cup Selection Day

Chris Daniels is ecstatic that his hometown of Seattle will host one of the 16 FIFA World Cups in 2026. After the trio was chosen as the host on June 16, 2022, it was announced that it would be hosted in the United States, Canada, and Mexico.

The premier soccer competition will feature 48 teams and three host countries for the first time. The tournament will be held in eleven US locations, three Mexican cities, and two Canadian cities.

Along with Seattle, the US hosts will be Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Houston, Kansas City, Los Angeles, Miami, New York/New Jersey, Philadelphia, and San Francisco Bay, while Canada will be represented by Toronto and Vancouver, and Mexico will be represented by Guadalajara, Mexico City, and Monterrey.

Where Is Chris Daniels Today?

Chris Daniels is currently employed as a Chief Reporter for King 5 Media Group. He began working for the network as a reporter in December 2003. Daniels has presented a number of high-profile programs and cases over his eighteen-year stint at King 5.

In June 2018, Daniels was elevated to King 5’s Chief Reporter. He concentrates on municipal, regional, and national politics, as well as sports business in the channel. He’s also been the lead market reporter on the construction of a new sports/entertainment arena and the NHL and NBA’s return.

Furthermore, the announcement of Seattle as one of the 16 host cities was a significant story and a source of joy for the entire state of Washington, as well as reporters like Chris Daniels and local television stations like King 5.

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