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Roz Varon profile
Roz Varon is an American Emmy award-winning Traffic and Transportation Anchor who is currently working at ABC7 Chicago. At the station, she serves during the morning. Additionally, she joined ABC 7 News as Morning Traffic Anchor in April 1989. Varon not only updates Chicagoans on snarls and travel times, but she also provides extensive coverage of the transportation beat.
Roz Varon Age
Varon is 66 years of age as of 2023. She was born on November 26, 1957. She celebrates her birthday on November 26 every year.
Roz Varon Height
She stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Roz Varon Family
She was born to her parents Jack Varon her father and Bea Varon her mother. Her father Jack is a Retired Master Sergeant of the US Air force as well as the Air National Guard. However, information regarding her siblings is unavailable. Research is ongoing and we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Roz Varon Husband
She is the wife of her beloved husband Glen Janz. The couple tied the knot in a gala reception at Marshall Field in November 2005 and later went to Hawaii for their honeymoon. The duo has a daughter named Sarah who graduated from Columbia College Chicago and a stepson whose name is not disclosed. The family resides in the western suburbs of Chicago together with a cat and two dogs.
Roz Varon Cancer
In 2006, Varon found out that she had a lump under her arm. At that moment, she knew that it was a tumor but found it difficult to accept reality. What scared her the most while dealing with breast cancer were thoughts of leaving her then 10-year-old daughter Sarah to grow up without a mother. She turned her fear into strength to fight cancer and that’s exactly what she did. In the end, she won the fight against breast cancer and proved to be a warrior and a fighter though the journey was not an easy one.
Roz Varon Career
She received a B.A. in Broadcast Communications from Columbia College. Varon has won multiple Emmy Awards in Traffic Reporting, Specialty Programming, Spot News, and Features. Furthermore, she has been honored with several Peter Lisagor Awards, including one for her “Weekender” series, a weekly roundup of metro Chicago events. The Girl Scouts recognized her as a role model with their “Girls Scouts of the USA Thanks Badge.” Additionally, she won the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Silver Dome Award for her breast cancer special, “Faces of Inspiration.”
Most recently, Varon has published “On the Road with Roz: Adventures in Travel and Life,” a delightful and heartening collection of words and images detailing her travels on Route 66 and around the world with her family. As a breast cancer survivor, Varon works diligently to help heighten cancer prevention and awareness and is an in-demand motivational speaker. An animal lover, she volunteers much of her time to the Anti-Cruelty Society and PAWS Chicago.
Since 2000, Varon has served on the Board of Governors of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences and is currently a member of the Columbia Alumni Association & Network National Alumni Board (CAAN at Columbia College). She resides in the western suburbs of Chicago with her husband, daughter, two dogs, and a cat.
Roz Varon Salary
She has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from her career at ABC7 Chicago.
Roz Varon Net Worth
Varon has an estimated annual net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from her career as a Traffic and Transportation Anchor.
Roz Varon Social Media Platforms
Varon is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 10.9k followers on Twitter, 5.5k followers on Instagram, and 39k followers on Facebook.