Robin Baumgarten Biography and Wiki
A Burbank, Illinois native, Robin Baumgarten is an award-winning journalist known for working as a news anchor at WGN-TV. She was previously married to Matt Piacente with whom she had two daughters. She is also a graduate of the University of Illinois.
Baumgarten, a three-time Emmy Award winner, co-anchors the WGN Morning News from 6 to 10 a.m. She started as an airborne traffic reporter and transportation reporter for the show in 1996. She became the only host of the 5 a.m. broadcast when WGN Morning News extended to four hours in 2004.
Robin took over as the main anchor of WGN Morning News from 5:30 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in 2004. When the show grew in popularity in 2013, she expanded her responsibilities to include the hours of 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. Robin enjoys reporting on stories that are specific to Chicago and the South Side in addition to anchoring.
She began working for WGN-TV in 1996 as an airborne traffic and transportation reporter. She became the solo anchor for the 5 a.m. show in 2004, following the expansion of WGN Morning News, and eventually expanded her role to encompass the 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. hours She now anchors alongside Larry Potash, Paul Konrad, and Pat Tomasulo in the 6-10 a.m. hour.
Robin Baumgarten Age
Baumgarten is 59 years old as of 2022. She was born in 1963, in Burbank, Illinois, and celebrates her birthday on the 7th of November every year.
Robin Baumgarten Height and Weight
Baumgarten is 5 feet 5 inches tall and weighs 70Kg.
Robin Baumgarten Family and Parents
Robin was born and brought up by her loving American parents. She grew up along with her two siblings in Burbank, Illinois, United States of America.
Robin Baumgarten Education
Baumgarten is a proud graduate of the University of Illinois and holds a degree in broadcast journalism.
Robin Baumgarten Husband and Married
Robin was previously married to her ex-husband, Matt Piacente with whom she had two daughters named Anna and Mary. Unfortunately, they divorced and parted ways due to irreconcilable differences.
Robin Baumgarten Salary
Baumgarten’s career as a journalist earns her a salary of $75,000-$90,000 on an annual basis.
Robin Baumgarten Net Worth
Robin sits at a net worth of $1 Million – $5 Millin (Approx.) as of 2022.
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