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.

Chad is happy to be back in Pennsylvania. He was born in Pittsburgh, and enjoys calling the Delaware Valley home. In his spare time, Chad enjoys spending time with his wife and two children, golf, football and politics.

Chad's Stories
Beef bandits make off with 400 cases of meat after cargo truck heist in Southwest Philadelphia
Police are investigating after 400 cases of beef were stolen from a cargo truck in Southwest Philadelphia.
Pennsylvania delegates react to Trump assassination attempt: 'I felt a great sadness'
Debbie Abel is an RNC delegate from Malvern. She said the assassination attempt has been a wake-up call, and that Americans need to tone down the political rhetoric.
'Dead' tag lands woman's vehicle in PPA impound | Action News helps get her back on the road
A Montgomery County woman turned to the Action News Investigative Team to help untangle a license plate mishap that got her the boot.
NJ woman charged excessive towing fee after being hit by stolen car on I-76
A Toms River woman turned to the Action News Investigative Team after she said she was excessively charged for a tow truck in Philadelphia.
Man charged with murder of 21-month-old toddler in Kennett Twp., Chester County
Investigators say a 21-month-old toddler was murdered in Chester County, Pennsylvania, and the boyfriend of the child's mother has been charged with the crime.
Questions linger after 6-year-old boy drowns at Liberty Lake Day Camp in NJ
The camp owner says all lifeguards were on duty at the time of the tragedy were experienced.
Data shows uptick in violence against Pennsylvania teachers in classroom | Investigation
The threat of violence has teachers stressed, anxious and many contemplating leaving their school or even the profession.
2 killed in head-on crash after car flips, another bursts into flames in Philadelphia's Hunting Park
Police say after the two vehicles collided in the intersection, one car burst into flames, trapping a person inside.
Pa. parents drown after being caught in rip current while vacationing with 6 children in Florida
A couple from Pennsylvania has died after drowning while they were caught in a rip current at a Florida beach.
Police locate vehicle connected to shooting that left 7 people injured in North Philadelphia
"We believe they shot into this crowd intentionally and someone in the crowd may have been the intended target," said Philadelphia Police Chief Inspector Scott Small.