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Jeffrey Pegues (born in 1974 in Washington D.C.) is an American News Correspondent. Jeff is a CBS News Correspondent based in Washington D.C. where he reports for all CBS News Platforms. Four months into his tenure he has been named CBS News Transportation Correspondent. He was a reporter for WABC-TV in New York City from 2003 to 2013. On May 29, 2013, it was announced that Pegues was named a Correspondent for CBS News. His appointment took effect on July 8. 
At WABC-TV, Pegues reported on major news and exclusive storylines. Pegues could also be seen filling in on several newscasts. Also, Pegues is in line to replace current alum Steve Bartelstein, who received his pink slip on March 9, 2007.
Pegues is mostly known for his reporting. He received numerous Emmy Awards during a nearly ten year run at WABC-TV and other nominations over a twenty year career. He is credited with bringing the story of David Goldman and his international fight for his son into the headlines. Jeff has also been recognized for his outstanding reporting at the height of Superstorm Sandy. As the storm crashed into New York City he reported on the rising flood water and spreading fires in Queens. But Jeff has also covered multiple political conventions both the Democratic National Convention and Republican National Convention in 2004. There was also his report on Hurricane Rita from Texas in 2005.
Prior to coming to New York City, Jeff held a main anchor position at other stations outside of the city. Most recently, Pegues was a reporter for WBAL-TV In Baltimore, Maryland. He also earned Emmy Award nominations for that tenure. Before that, Jeff worked as an evening anchor at WSVN-TV, the Fox Affiliate in Miami, Florida.
Currently, Pegues lives in Maryland. He is also a graduate of and former football player at Miami University. At Miami he was a starting wide receiver as well as a back up to Canadian Football League legend Milt Stegall. At Miami Jeff played for legendary coaches Randy Walker and Terry Hoeppner.