Fred Roggin Bio, Wiki, Age, NBC4 News, Husband, Net worth, Salary, and Twitter

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Fred Roggin Profile

Fred Roggin is an American Emmy award-winning weekday sports anchor who is currently working for NBC4. He joined the station in 1980, he anchors on weekdays at 6 p.m. and 11 p.m.

Fred Roggin Age

Roggin is 66 years as of 2023. He was born on 6th May 1957, in Detroit Michigan, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on the 6th of May every year.

Fred Roggin Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall ( approx 1.73 m ).

Fred Roggin Family

Roggin was born to his father Hy and mother Irene in Detroit, Michigan, United States. His father was a Pharmacist but unfortunately, his pharmacy was burned during the 1967 civil rights riots. At the age of 13, Roggin lost his dad Hy due to a heart attack. At the age of 26, he again lost his mom Irene, who died of cancer. A year and a half later Roggin’s stepfather named Bill Katanick, who married after Hy died also lost his life to cancer. Rogin was along with his brother Eric who is a former employee of an airline in Phoenix. Not much is known about his siblings however, research is ongoing, we will update this information as soon as it’s available.

Fred Roggin Wife and Children

Roggin was previously married to Eileen Roggin and together they have been blessed with two children named Shannon Irene and Jeffrey Hy who were born on the 14th, 1988. Later on, he got married to Richel Roggin with whom they had three children namely Haylee who was born on 8th May, Jack Spencer who was born on 21st September 1998, and Josh Hunter who was born on 8th April 2000.

Fred Roggin Career

Roggin was raised in Phoenix and attended Phoenix College, where he studied broadcasting, He is originally from Detroit, In addition to anchoring NBC4’s weekday sports news, Roggin is the host of ‘Going Roggin,’ a 30-minute sports commentary program that airs Saturdays at 3 p.m. and Sundays at midnight, following the NBC4 News at 11 p.m. A broadcasting icon in Southern California, Roggin has been part of the longest-running evening news team with legendary journalists Chuck Henry and Colleen Williams and Weathercaster Fritz Coleman, who recently retired.

Fred Roggin
Fred Roggin

Roggin began his broadcasting career in 1976 as a sports anchor, reporter, and play-by-play announcer for KIKO Radio in Globe, Arizona. Additionally, In 1977, he became the sports anchor, reporter, and sports director for KBLU Radio and KYEL-TV in Yuma, Arizona. The next year, he became the sports director and anchor for KVUE-TV in Austin, Texas, and during that same year moved to Phoenix, Arizona, to become the weekday sports anchor at KPNX-TV. Fred currently hosts a sports-themed game show called the challenge. The show airs after NBC’s Sunday Night Football telecasts locally on KNBC.

Moreover, he is the creator and host of ‘The Challenge,’ NBC4’s live multi-platform half-hour post-game show, which immediately follows ’Sunday Night Football.’ Furthermore, Roggin hosts his radio show on The Dodgers radio station AM 570, weekdays from 12 p.m. – 3 p.m. As the leading sports anchor in Southern California, he has earned more than 30 L.A. Emmy Awards, 22 Golden Mike Awards, three prestigious Associated Press Awards, and numerous L.A. Press Club Awards for his sports segments, specials, and series.

Fred Roggin NBC4 News

Additionally, Roggin is one of the top journalists for Nbc4, he has bestowed the Joseph M. Quinn Award for Lifetime Achievement from The Los Angeles Press Club in 2013, was inducted into the Southern California Sports Broadcaster’s Hall of Fame in 2014, and was inducted into the California Sports Hall of Fame in 2019. In 2020, he received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California. He is one of the very few local sportscasters nationwide who also works for the NBC Network during the Olympic Games.

He has been a network host and reporter for every Game since 1984, including in Los Angeles, London, Vancouver, Beijing, Athens, Turin, Sydney, and Salt Lake. Roggin joined NBC4 as the weekend sports anchor and weekday reporter. By 1986, he became the station’s primary sports anchor and reporter. He expanded his role in 1985 when he created and became the host and executive producer of ‘Sunday Night Sports.’

He is well-known for his use of humor and satire in his sports reporting. Roggin created segments such as the ‘Hall of Shame,’. Which featured video clips of humorous and unforgettable sports moments, and his signature ‘Roggin’s Heroes,’. Which highlights remarkable plays in the world of sports. ’Roggin’s Heroes is a successful national, weekly show in 1990. The Roggin’s Heroes segment continues to this day in his newscasts. Roggin lives with his family in the San Fernando Valley.

Fred Roggin Salary

He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at NBC4 News.

Fred Roggin Net Worth

Roggin has an estimated annual Net Worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as a sports anchor.

Fred Roggin Social Media Platforms

Roggin is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 20.7k followers on Twitter, 2.4k followers on Instagram, and 12k followers on Facebook.

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