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.

Parents and their attorneys are accusing a South Jersey Christian preschool aide of sexually abusing their kids. They say it could've been prevented.
A national rental car company is being forced to pay tens of thousands of dollars after mistakenly reporting some of their vehicles stolen which has led to the arrest of paying customers. In this Action News Investigation, two victims describe the humiliation.
The game Fortnite is reaching new heights. It's the most streamed game on the planet and gamers young and old are becoming obsessed.
Teachers are complaining about deplorable conditions at a local school. The building is infested with mice and there are concerns about mold. The teachers went to Action News Investigative Reporter, Chad Pradelli, looking for help.
Action News spoke with one of the survivors of what came to be known as Gary Heidnik's House of Horrors. We also talked with others who took part in Heidnik's trial, which captivated Philadelphia.