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Walt Gray Profile
Walt Gray is an American Anchor who is currently working at ABC10 News. At the station, he serves as an Anchor.
Walt Gray Age
Gray has not revealed the date, month, or year he was born. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available. However, judging from his appearance he might be in his 60s..
Walt Gray Height
He stands at an average height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Walt Gray Family
Walt’s family has a strong journalism background. His dad, Gray, Sr., is a former newspaper reporter for the Providence Journal. His dad also was a two-time Rhode Island State Senator and Press Secretary to the Governor. Walt’s dad and mom, Mary, co-founded the “East Providence Post” newspaper in 1955, which is still published today.
Walt’s brother Tim was a TV sportscaster in Orlando and Boston. Gray has, however, neither disclosed the names of his parents nor those of his siblings as he likes to keep his personal life private. However, we will update this information as soon as it is available.
Walt Gray Wife
Walt is happily married to his loving wife Monica Woods. His wife is an ABC10 Chief Meteorologist. The couple tied the knot in 2000. Furthermore, together they have three children, Abby, Kelly, and Joseph. They live not far from the ABC10 studio.
Walt Gray Career
Gray started his career in Sacramento at KCRA in 1988 as Sports Director, where he served for five and a half years before being promoted to morning/noon news anchor in 1993. “The owner asked me if I’d be interested in being a news anchor,” Walt said. “My thought was if he asked you to do something your answer had better be ‘yes. Additionally, ” Walt has been a major part of Northern California TV news for the past 25 years. He’s covered all the major stories. His list of contacts is second to none.
Walt says he’s had a beer or ridden a motorcycle with “just about everyone in the region.” Moreover, Walt’s charity motorcycle ride has just completed its 11th year and cleared over $550,000 for children’s charities. Furthermore, “As long as I can do it and get support from the vast Sacramento motorcycle family, we’ll keep it going for the Make-a-Wish kids,” Walt said. Additionally, in 1993, Walt began a 15-and-a-half-year run as Sacramento’s dominant morning news anchor, winning Sacramento Magazine’s “Best Morning TV Anchor” a record eight straight times.
Walt Gray Biography
In 2009, Walt was promoted to evening anchor. At times, he would cover the morning and 11 p.m. newscasts or the morning and 5 p.m. newscasts. Moreover, “I didn’t mind the wild shifts and hours, nobody else would do it, it was the best way I could get ahead,” Walt said. Walt began his career in radio news at WERI-AM/FM in Westerly, Rhode Island.
He later moved to television stops at WMGT-TV in Macon, Georgia, WINK-TV in Ft. Myers, Florida, and WCIX (now WFOR-TV) in Miami before moving to Sacramento in 1988. Moreover, Walt won an Emmy for “specialized news reporting” in 2000. In 2012, Walt left television to pursue a career with a local radio station as a morning talk host.
He’s now back with ABC10, the same station his wife and Chief Meteorologist Monica Woods has worked since 2001. Walt has done live play-by-play telecasts for the San Francisco Giants, Oakland A’s, World League of American Football, and the Miami Dolphins in addition to Sac State and UC Davis on Comcast SportsNet.
Additionally, Walt says the biggest story he’s covered was the 2011 Phillip Garrido trial in Placerville. Garrido was convicted of abducting Jaycee Dugard 18 years earlier. Garrido began a series of exclusive correspondence with Walt which put him on national cable news shows to explain why Garrido was contacting him. Walt’s explanation: “I have no idea.”
Walt Gray Workmates
- Bridgette Bjorlo
- Rob Carlmark
- Monica Coleman
- Monica Woods
- Lora Painter
- Kurt Rivera
- Morgan Rynor
- Chris Thomas
- Jordan Tolbert
- Devin Trubey
Walt Gray Salary
He has an estimated annual salary of $30,000 to $80,000 from his career at ABC10 News.
Walt Gray Net Worth
Gray has an estimated annual Net worth of $ 1 million to $5 million earned from his career as an Anchor.
Walt Gray Social Media Platforms
Gray is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 2k followers on Twitter, 2k followers on Instagram, and 10k followers on Facebook.