Frank Buckley Biography
Frank Buckley is an American news journalist currently working as a news anchor for KTLA News. He is also the host and executive producer of the 30-minute TV show and podcast.
Buckley anchors KTLA’s Emmy Award-winning signature broadcast, L.A.’s No.1-rated KTLA 5 Morning News. He is also the host/executive producer of the 30-minute TV show and podcast, Frank Buckley Interviews, airing on weekends on KTLA and also available on YouTube and all podcast platforms.
Frank Interviews feature thought-provoking, long-form conversations with newsmakers, the fascinating or famous, and with everyday people doing extraordinary things.
Frank joined KTLA in 2005 from CNN, where he had been a national correspondent. Frank is the recipient of numerous awards, including Emmys for hard news reporting, for news specials for his coverage of the Hong Kong handover, and for entertainment programming for co-hosting KTLA’s Rose Parade pre-show.
He has also won awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, including best documentary for KTLA’s “When Disaster Strikes: A Survival Guide” and for talk/public affairs for “Access L.A.”
His other honors include the APTRA Awards from the Associated Press Television-Radio Association, including reporter of the year; the Golden Mike Awards from the Radio and Television News Association; and the National Americanism in News Media Award.
In 2019, Frank Buckley Interviews was nominated for a Los Angeles Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Award. Frank’s reporting has taken him to nearly every community in Southern California and to many locations across the globe.
In March 2011, Frank traveled to Japan for KTLA and reported from Sendai immediately after it was devastated by a tsunami and earthquake. Frank has also reported from London on a terror plot and from Tehran, Iran, on the presidential election.
Prior to KTLA and CNN, Frank reported for Los Angeles station KCAL-TV (1992-1999), WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, N.C., and KESQ-TV in Palm Springs. He has also written for the Los Angeles Times and the Detroit News. He graduated from USC with a double major in broadcast journalism and history in 1987.
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Frank Buckley Age
Frank is 59 years old as of 2023, He was born on February 9, 1964, in the USA. He celebrates his birthday on the 9th of February every year.
Frank Buckley Height
Buckley stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches with a moderate weight.
Frank Buckley Family
Frank was born to his parents Billy Joe Buckley his father and Toshiko Buckley his mother. His father Billy worked as a hospital corpsman in the US Navy. He has not disclosed any further information on his family or his siblings. Frank is American however his mother Toshika Buckley is of Japanese Origin.
Frank Buckley Wife
Frank is married to his lovely wife Elena Buckley. Frank and his wife have been married for nearly two decades and have been blessed with two handsome sons in their happy marriage. Frank has two sons together with his wife Elena namely Ben Buckley and Sebastian Buckley.
Frank Buckley Salary
Buckley receives an annual salary of $85,000-$95,000 from his career as a news journalist. The normal pay of a news journalist ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 which translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.
Frank Buckley’s Net Worth
Buckley has an estimated net worth of $200,000-$500,000 as of 2023, from his successful career. Frank’s primary source of income is his career as a Journalist. Through his various sources of income, Buckley has been able to accumulate good fortune but prefers to lead a modest lifestyle.
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