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
Can employers really require you to be vaccinated for COVID?
VACCINE MANDATE: Federal guidance has supported employer rights to require vaccines, but there are some exemptions
Data Investigation: Philadelphia metro area among most racially segregated in country
DATA INVESTIGATION: The Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington metro area is one of the most racially segregated metros in the country.
Pennsylvania's Task Force 1 returns home after Surfside, Florida rescue efforts
It has been more than three weeks since a 12-story condo collapsed in Surfside, Florida, killing at least 90 people.
Investigation: Action News viewers get help with mistaken PPA fines
"The PPA created this mess that has been going on with me for six years," said Shirley Gray, who turned to Action News for help.
Allentown woman twice tried to hire a hitman to kill her husband, police say
A Lehigh Valley woman is accused of trying to pay someone to kill her husband not once, but twice.
After march on Independence Mall, many are asking: What is Patriot Front?
The white nationalist group Patriot Front marched on Indpendence Mall over the July 4th holiday before citizens ran them off.
Investigation: Lawsuit alleges Delaware woman, others exposed to tuberculosis during surgery
INVESTIGATION: The CDC is working to respond to a multi-state outbreak of tuberculosis, and Delaware is included. More than 100 people in multiple states have been allegedly exposed through a bone repair product.
Radnor police investigating string of catalytic converter thefts
A string of catalytic converter thefts in Delaware County, Pennsylvania has police asking for the public's help. Here are ways to help prevent yourself from being a victim.
Contractor scamming senior citizens through Nextdoor app, police say
Authorities say Ronald Williams has scammed roughly a dozen victims - and counting - for thousands of dollars.
Dance troupe leader detained in Dominican Republic for possible child trafficking
ACTION NEWS INVESTIGATION: A half dozen people from Philly, including a dance troupe leader, are stuck in the Dominican Republic as a criminal investigation into child trafficking unfolds.