Who is Rhea Hughes?
Rhea Hughes is an American journalist working as the sports host on Philadelphia’s WIP-FM Sports radio show. She has also worked in different roles such as a reporter in the station for more than two decades.
Rhea Hughes Age
Rhea Hughes is 53 years old as of 2021. She was born on 29th December 1968 in the United States.
Rhea Hughes Salary and Net Worth
Rhea earns an annual salary of $56, 764 as a radio personality at WIP-FM.
Rhea Hughes Husband
Hughes is married to her husband Joe Cohn. Her husband who is a former bartender works as a construction manager. She was formerly married to Chuck Penza before meeting Cohn.
Rhea Hughes Son
The couple had their first child, a boy in 2009. Their son is called Clark Hughes Cohn.
Rhea Hughes Education
Hughes went to Temple University in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania & graduated with a degree in film, radio, and television.
Rhea Hughes Family, Young
Rhea was born and raised in Philadelphia. When she was four years old, she announced to her family that she would want to work in radio when she was older. Her mother reminded her of that story ever since until her dream came true.
She had a passion for sports which was also a passion for her siblings. Hughes decided to join Temple University in Philadelphia which was close to her home and family.
Rhea Hughes WIP FM
Hughes began her career as a producer and traffic announcer in the early 90s at WIP-FM radio. Over the next few years, Rhea worked for the 76ers broadcast as a sports update anchor, a producer, an engineer, and an Eagles reporter for the station. From 2011 to 2015, she hosted CSNPhilly.com’s Lunch Break webcast.
Rhea joined the WIP Morning Show in 1997 together with Angelo Cataldi and Al Morganti. Although some of her listeners have criticized her for her outspoken views, some of them respect her knowledge and opinion of Philly sports. During her time with WIP, she has dedicated some of her time to ventures outside of the station.
Hughes has worked as a sideline reporter for the Philadelphia Soul arena football team and as the P.A. announcer for Temple University’s women’s basketball team. Hughes filled in as a commentator for her alma mater’s football team broadcast in 2006.