Chad Pradelli
CHAD PRADELLI is an Investigative Reporter, whose wide knowledge of various issues has led him to cover some of the most memorable stories for Action News. In 2004, Chad covered the impact of Hurricane Katrina and its aftermath. He also reported on the tragic Sandy Hook school shooting in Newtown, Connecticut, the Jerry Sandusky trial, and has broken numerous stories in the Philadelphia market.

Chad joined Action News in 2004 from KFSN in Fresno. There, he was the Consumer Investigator/Fill-in Anchor. Prior to joining the ABC family, Chad worked in Palm Springs as a Weekend Weather Anchor/Reporter.

Chad holds a Master's Degree from the Newhouse School of Communications at Syracuse University. He received his Bachelor's Degree in Accounting from Regis University in Denver where he was captain of the baseball team.

Chad is happy to be back in Pennsylvania. He was born in Pittsburgh, and enjoys calling the Delaware Valley home. He lives in Merion Golf Manor with his wife, son and daughter. In his spare time, Chad enjoys golf, football and politics.

Chad's Stories
Investigation: Customers say they were left helpless by Philadelphia wheelchair company
Three people complained to Action News that the company provided faulty equipment - or none at all - and failed to honor warranties or repair the equipment promptly after taking deposits.
World Series taxes will give Philadelphia an economic boost
After visiting Philly for the World Series, the Houston Astros will also have to pony up their share of the roughly 3% non-resident city wage tax.
Phillies-Astros World Series Game 3 postponed due to threat of heavy rain
Game 3 between the Philadelphia Phillies and the Houston Astros was moved to Tuesday, officials said.
Want tickets to see Phillies in World Series? You'll need deep pockets
If you missed out on the Phillies lottery to buy tickets at face value, expect to pay a pretty penny on the secondary market.
Investigation: Former NFL player under fire for football prep program
"He's using that he's an ex-football player from the Raiders and that's how he's drawing the people in, and that's not right," said one parent.
Philly judge finds 2 men not guilty in election interference, guilty on weapons charges
The charges stem from the ballot count in Philadelphia on November 6 after the 2020 presidential election.
GoFundMe scam: Homeless vet Johnny Bobbitt sentenced in federal court
Prosecutors say Johnny Bobbitt conspired with Kate McClure and her former boyfriend, Mark D'Amico, to concoct a feel-good story about the homeless veteran using his last $20 to help McClure when her car ran out of gas on I-95 in Philadelphia.
Action News Special Report: Emerging drug 'Tranq' leading to amputations
Brooke Peder showed us her wounds. She has already had a leg amputated and now she's worried she may lose an arm.
Investigation: Family says Plymouth Meeting pharmacist preyed on teenage girl
The victim and her mom went to police. In January of 2021, Angela D'Alessandro was charged with unlawful contact with a minor, indecent assault and other charges.
Allentown School District teacher accused of being at January 6th riot speaks out
Jason Moorehead said he was never at the Capitol when the violence erupted and only attended Trump's speech about a mile away.