Perri Peltz

TV Personality from United States of America

Perri Peltz (born March 11, 1960) rejoined WNBC in 2005 after a nine year absence to co-anchor Live at Five with Sue Simmons. Peltz's previous stint at WNBC was from 1987 to 1996 where she co-anchored Weekend Today in New York with Ken Taylor and Weekend editions of News 4 New York at 6 and 11 with Ralph Penza. After her stint with WNBC, Peltz joined the Dateline NBC team for two years. During that period, Peltz often anchored live news coverage on NBC's 24-hour cable news television channel MSNBC. She then moved to ABC's 20/20 for two years until she moved to CNN where she stayed until 2002. Peltz left CNN to produce a feature film, "Knights of the South Bronx" starring Ted Danson. The film was based on the real life story of middle school chess team from the South Bronx that despite all odds, went on to become national chess champions. The film aired on the A&E Network. Peltz then went to work for the Robin Hood foundation in New York City. Robin Hood is a non-profit organization dedicated to fighting poverty. While at Robin Hood, Peltz wanted to tell the stories of the people who were working on the front lines in the war against poverty. She returned to WNBC to report on those  ( Wikipedia article )


Personal facts

Date of birth
United States of America
Journalist, TV Journalist


Institution From To
Columbia University

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