Rob Elgas ABC 7, Wife, Married, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Parents, Salary, Net Worth, Awards, Twitter,

Rob Elgas Biography and Wiki

Rob Elgas is an American news journalist currently working for ABC 7 Eyewitness News, in Chicago, IL, as a reporter and fill-in anchor with Judy Hsu, Larry Mowry, and Jim Rose.

Elgas joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team as a reporter and fill-in anchor on July 7, 2015. In May of 2016, the veteran news anchor and reporter became the co-anchor of ABC 7’s top-rated 4 PM weekday news, alongside Judy Hsu. Nonetheless, before he returns to Chicago in 2002, Elgas worked for ABC 7 in El Paso, Texas. Hired in 1998, He was a weekend anchor before co-anchoring the morning show.

Upon his arrival at Chicago’s most-watched television station, ABC 7’s Vice President of News Jennifer Graves said, “Rob Elgas is an experienced journalist who has established a strong connection with Chicago viewers during his 13 years covering Chicago and suburbs. We are thrilled to have him as part of our news team”.

Previously, before he joined ABC 7, Elgas used to anchored the early afternoon news and reported for the late evening news at NBC 5 in Chicago.  A Chicago area native, Elgas has been in the journalism industry for more than two decades. He began his broadcasting career behind the lens working as a photographer for WICD-TV,  in Champaign-Urbana.

Rob Elgas Age

Rob Elgas was born in Chicago, Illinois, the USA, however, he has gone public concerning his age and birthday. This might be due to the secret nature of this  ABC 7 reporter Elgas. However, we will update you once this information is out.

Rob Elgas Height

Elgas is a good-looking man who stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches, but his weight is not known to the general media. Sadly there is no information about the vital body statistics.

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Rob Elgas Parents and Family

Elgas was born in Arlington and raised in Crystal Lake, IL, by his loving parents. Nevertheless, he has not disclosed any further information on his family nor his siblings. Most of his family currently resides in south Texas, just a couple of miles north of the Mexican border.

Regarding his educational background, Rob enrolled at the University of Illinois, where he studied agricultural communications and journalism before he got his first short in the journalism behind the lens in Champaign-Urbana, working as a photographer for WICD-TV. Moreover, he is a member of NAHJ, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

Rob Elgas Wife and Children

Elgas is married to his loving wife Lissa. In their marriage, Elgas and his wife Lissa have been blessed with two wonderful children. He now resides in the Southwest Suburbs with his wife and kids.

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Rob Elgas Awards

In his entire career, Rob has been honored with the Associated Press and Peter Lisagor Awards for his live breaking news coverage of protests in Chicago in 2014. He won Emmy Awards for co-hosting various specials, including a Winter Olympic special, “Hometown Hopeful,” featuring Chicago Olympians. He has covered two Olympics, the 2006 Winter Games in Torino, Italy, and the 2014 Olympics in Sochi, Russia.

Elgas has traveled to Washington, D.C. for the State of the Union, and covered breaking news in California and Texas for ABC 7. But his most memorable assignment was covering the historic World Series win by the Chicago Cubs, joining Mark Giangreco and Jim Rose in Cleveland for breaking news coverage of Game 7 of the 2016 World Series.

Rob Elgas Salary

The normal pay of a news journalist in the USA ranges from between $ 24,292 and $ 72,507 that translates to an hourly average wage of between $ 10.15 and $ 31.32.

Rob Elgas Net Worth

Elgas has an estimated Net Worth of $400,000 as of 2021. He has amassed this amount from his career as a news journalist for ABC 7 Eyewitness News and other previous networks he has worked for.

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