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Anita Blanton Profile
Anita Blanton is an American Emmy award-winning journalist working at Fox 32 Chicago. At the station, she serves as the Co-anchor of Goodday Chicago. Blanton joined Fox 32 Chicago on 24th February 2022, prior to she served for nine years as an evening anchor for WAVY-TV10/WVBT FOX43 in Hampton Roads, VA.
Anita Blanton Age
Blanton has not revealed the date, month, or year she was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.
Anita Blanton Height
Blanton stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches( 1.70 m).
Anita Blanton Family
Blanton has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Anita Blanton Husband
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Anita Blanton Fox 32 Chicago
Blanton started her journalism profession as a reporter at KTXS-TV in Abilene, Texas, before heading to Central Texas to work at KWTX-TV in Waco, WRIC-TV in Richmond, VA, and KOCO-TV in Oklahoma City, OK where she served as morning anchor for four years. Additionally, Blanton thrives on reporting the big story for her viewers. Some of the most memorable reporting of her career has involved severe weather.
She’s chased tornadoes, anchored wall-to-wall coverage during two blizzards, and delivered live reports during one of the worst fire seasons in Texas history. Furthermore while in Texas she frequently covered President George W. Bush and visited world leaders in Crawford, TX. In Virginia, she was part of team coverage of several high-profile stories, including the tragic mass shootings at Virginia Tech University and the Virginia Beach Municipal Center.
Anita Blanton Career
Anita Field anchored annual coverage from the site of the Oklahoma City Bombing on that tragic event’s anniversary for three years. In addition, Blanton is a proud alumna of Hampton University in Hampton, VA(a former Miss Hampton University). Thereafter she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science from the Scripps Howard School of Journalism and Communications. And she was named to the inaugural Top 40 Under 40 Class of Alumni in 2016.
She has won several awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Associated Press for her work as an anchor and reporter. Additionally, she’s been entered into the Congressional Record and received numerous community service awards including a citation signed by the Governor of Oklahoma for her dedication to giving back. Additionally, she received the Silver Star Legacy Award from the Urban League of Hampton Roads. Later on, she volunteered, served as a spokesperson, and sat on boards for several organizations.
Additionally, to help create mentoring groups for pre-teens and teens. Blanton is a fitness enthusiast certified as a personal trainer with a deep love for music, having been selected to sing the National Anthem for the Oklahoma City Thunder NBA team for two years. She is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.
Anita Blanton Salary
Blanton has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at Fox 32 Chicago.
Anita Blanton Net Worth
She has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as an Anchor.
Anita Blanton Social Media Platforms
Blanton is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook, pages. She has 8.4K followers on Twitter, 13.3k followers on Instagram, and 4.9k followers on Facebook.