Who is Eva Pilgrim?
South Korean – American Anchor and Journalist, Eva Pilgrim, work with ABC News where she serves the station as an anchor and correspondent. She has been serving at the station since December 2015.
Eva Pilgrim Date of Birth / Age
Pilgrim is 41 years as of 2023 as she was born on August 30, 1982.
Eva Pilgrim Height
Pilgrim’s height is 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Eva Pilgrim Parents and Siblings
Pilgrim was raised in Seoul, South Korea. Tim Pilgrim, her father, is a retired soldier. Her mother is In-Sook Gayle and works as a nurse. Eva has two siblings; Sherry, her sister, and Sean, her brother. Sherry is married and has two sons.
Eva Pilgrim Spouse / Husband
Pilgrim is married to her husband, Ed Hartigan who toils in advertising and marketing. The two met in Miami, at a mutual friend’s wedding. So as to be with his lover, Ed moved to Brooklyn and officially married in November 2019. Prior to beginning her position as director of marketing services at Webhelp in January 2022, Hartigan spent three years working for RWS Moravia. He was born in England, and, according to his LinkedIn page, he graduated with honors from Brunel University London with a bachelor’s degree in business in 2000.
Eva Pilgrim Kids / Children
Pilgrim and her husband, Ed Hartigan, have a child. In September 2021, the couple welcomed a daughter named Ella. Pilgrim announced the birth of a girl on Instagram on October 1st, 2021. “Welcome to the world, little Ella,” she wrote. She doesn’t seem to be bashful about expressing her opinions and appears to already know what she wants. seriously smitten with this young child. #libraseason #septemberbaby. The ABC journalist announced her pregnancy on Good Morning America in July 2021. Pilgrim also announced her pregnancy on Instagram, where she posted a cute snapshot of herself on July 4, 2021, revealing her growing baby bump.
Eva Pilgrim Education
Airport High School in West Columbia is where Eva studied. In high school, she participated in a number of organizations and councils that were for students. She later attended and received her degree from the School of Journalism and Mass Communications at the University of South Carolina in 2004. Eva kept going to the University of Florida to further her degree.
Eva Pilgrim Career
Pilgrim began her professional life in 2002 as a web producer at WIS-TV in Columbia, South Carolina. She continued to work at WVVA for more than two years until beginning her employment with Fox Charlotte in 2006. After working at WXIN TV for six years, she became a co-anchor for ABC News in 2016. Despite being a co-anchor for ABC News, Pilgrim has appeared on other news programs over the years, including Good Morning America, ABC World News Tonight with David Muir, and GMA’s Weekend Edition. She covered both the Sago Mine Disaster and the historic visit of Pope Francis to the United States.
Deadline announced on May 11, 2023, that Pilgrim and DeMarco Morgan will co-anchor GMA3: What You Need to Know. The decision was made after Amy Robach and T.J. Holmes left the well-known television show after having an affair. Along with Whit Johnson and Janai Norman, Gio Benitez will join GMA’s Saturday and Sunday editions as a co-anchor, according to ABC News. President of ABC News Kim Godwin announced the adjustments in a memo, which was also covered by Deadline. The following is a portion of what she said:
I’m happy to announce that Dr. Jennifer Ashton will serve as the chief health and medical correspondent for ABC News and that Eva Pilgrim and DeMarco Morgan will serve as co-anchors of GMA3: What You Need to Know. Later, she added, “Gio Benitez will join ‘Good Morning America’ Saturday and Sunday broadcasts alongside current co-anchors Whit Johnson and Janai Norman.”
Eva works with ABC News where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Robin Roberts
- Whit Johnson
- Kevin Newman
- Diane Sawyer
- Michael Strahan
- Dan Harris
- George Stephanopoulos
- Janai Norman
- Rob Marciano
- Heather Cabot
- Ginger Zee
- Amy Robach
- Lara Spencer
How Much Does Eva Pilgrim Earn?
Pilgrim earns an annual salary of $61,829.
How Much is Eva Pilgrim Worth?
As an anchor, Pilgrim has been able to accumulate a net worth of $1.5 million.