Philip J. LeBeau: Education
Philip LeBeau is a very private man and has remained very secretive of his personal life. Because of this, almost none of the information on his childhood or his early life has been revealed to the media yet. Also, no clues hinting the identity of his parents have been disclosed by him.
However, we do know that he pursued higher education and studied Broadcasting and Journalism at Columbia School of Journalism at the University of Missouri and graduated from college by earning a Bachelor’s Degree.
Similar to most of his private information, his relationship is also a mystery.
Philip J. LeBeau: Professional Life, Career
Philip LeBeau officially began his professional career in journalism from a radio station WLTL at Lyons Township High School after which he moved to Minneapolis to work at WCCO-TV as the station’s field producer.
Then he rapidly propelled his career by working with numerous other stations including KCNC-TV, Denver’s CBS affiliate and KAKE-TV, Wichita’s ABC affiliate. He served at these stations as their general assignments reporter.
LeBeau later went on to join Van Kampen Funds at Oak Brook Terrace and was given the responsibilities of a media relations specialist. He has earned a Series 6 license during the years that he worked for Van Kampen.
After establishing himself as a professional and dedicated journalist, he was eventually hired by CNBC and is currently assigned to work at the network’s site (CNBC.com) on Behind the Wheel as the editor. He is stationed to work on the Chicago bureau of the network and main specializes in airline industries and auto.
He had the opportunity of working on the documentaries “"Dreamliner: Inside the World's Most Anticipated Airplane," "Ford: Rebuilding an American Icon" and "Saving General Motors" and "Failure to Recall: Investigating GM” as their reporter and because of his valuable contributions to those documentaries, he was awarded the Society of American Business Editors and Writers Award, aka the SABEW Award.
Philip J. LeBeau: Social Media
Philip LeBeau’s reputation has flooded the internet as well. Although his popularity on social media doesn’t compare to his popularity in the world, it still is immensely large compared to an average journalist.
He is available on Twitter at @Lebeaucarnews and has gained around 26 thousand followers until now. LeBeau had joined the site back in the September of 2009 and has tweeted around 17.7 thousand times since then.