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Angela Chen Profile
Angela Chen is an American Anchor and reporter who is currently working at KESQ News. At the station, she serves as a Morning Anchor and reporter.
Angela Chen Age
Chen was born on 23rd November however, she has not revealed the year of her birth, therefore it is not known how old she is. However, judging from her appearance she might be in her 30s.
Angela Chen Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Angela Chen Family
Chen was born to her father and mother in Southern California in the United States of America. Her father died of brain cancer. Additionally, Angela was raised together with her sisters. However, she has not revealed any information regarding her mother and her sisters. We will update this information as soon as it is available.
Angela Chen Husband
Chen is happily married to her loving husband Doctor Kris. The couple tied the knot in August 2015, at Hotel Del Coronado Based in California. Her sister and school friends were the bridesmaids. After their wedding, they traveled to Jamaica for their honeymoon. Her husband is a medical doctor based at Texas Medical Centre. The couple is blessed with a son Logan who is 8 months old now.
Angela Chen Biography
Chen is a Southern California native who has lived in London and Taipei. She is fluent in Mandarin, a certified scuba diver, a proud member of AAJA, and an alumna of Pi Beta Phi. Moreover, Angela graduated from UC San Diego with degrees in World Literature, Writing, and Psychology.
Her first job was at KUSI’s morning show in San Diego, where she worked as a news writer and associate producer. After that, she earned a Master of Science from Columbia University’s Journalism School in New York City and went on to become a reporter for NY1 News. While she was there, some of her top stories included the destruction by Hurricane Sandy and Anthony Weiner’s indiscretions.
Angela is an Emmy Award-winning journalist who has won the Lone Star Award as well as the Philip S. Weintraub Media Award. She is also a RIAS German Fellowship recipient and N.S. Bienstock Fellowship winner. In 2020, she was awarded a Society of Environmental Journalists grant fund.
She was also selected as the largest grant recipient for the 2020 USC Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund. Both grants were dedicated toward a multi-part investigative series on the Salton Sea, which later garnered her another Emmy, an Edward R. Murrow.
Angela Chen Career
A Golden Mike Award, and the Society of Environmental Journalists Award for Outstanding Explanatory Reporting in 2022. In 2021, she was named a Maynard 200 Fellowship recipient. Angela is the Emmy Award-winning morning anchor at KESQ, the ABC/CBS station in Palm Springs.
Before that, she was a reporter at KRIV-TV Fox 26 News in Houston, where she covered multiple hurricanes, two Super Bowls, and several national stories for the network. She also hosted a weekly food segment called “So We Eat On” as well as the station’s public affairs segment “The Asian Connection.”She left the Big Apple and headed home to Southern California to help care for her father after he was diagnosed with aggressive brain cancer.
While at home, she reported at news stations in Bakersfield and San Diego before moving to KOLO in Reno. Angela has also reported for a few print and digital outlets, including The New York Times, The Huffington Post, and Bustle. She also loves The Simpsons and is on a perpetual hunt for the perfect burrito. Her days are spent wiping up never-ending spit-up from her new baby.
Angela Chen Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at KESQ News.
Angela Chen Net Worth
Chen has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Angela Chen Social Media Platforms
Chen is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. She has 4.1k followers on Twitter, 2.4k followers on Instagram, and 32k followers on Facebook.