Eden Checkol WPLG, Miami, Bio, Age, Married, Parents, Wikipedia, Height, Salary and Net Worth

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Eden Checkol Biography and Wikipedia

Eden Checkol is an American journalist, anchor and reporter currently working as an anchor and reporter at WPLG based in Miami-Fort Lauderdale. She joined WPLG in June 2021 after serving as a news anchor and reporter at WISN-TV in Milwaukee.

Eden Checkol Education

Checkol studied at Roseville Area High School. She then attended and graduated from the University of Saint Thomas in St. Paul, Minnesota with a Bachelor of Arts majoring in Communication and Journalism with a minor in Business Administration.

Eden Checkol Age

How old is Eden? She is 31 years old as of 2024. She was born on February 23, 1993, in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, United States of America. Her birthday is on 23rd February. READ: Alexandra Field

Eden Checkol Nationality and Ethnicity

Eden holds dual nationality and citizenship of Ethiopian-Americans. She was born and raised in the Twin Cities, Minnesota, United States. She is of African-American ethnicity/heritage.

Eden Checkol Height

How tall is Eden? She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.67 m). Her other body measurements are currently under review.

Eden Checkol Parents

Checkol is the daughter of (father), Meseret Checkol Reta and her (mother), Belle Checkol. However, in 2012 she lost her father Meseret. Her dad was a journalism professor and may have indirectly sparked her interest. Details regarding her siblings are currently under review. RELATED: Nate Rodgers

Eden Checkol Husband

Is Eden married? Eden is not yet married, but she is currently in a relationship with her boyfriend Xavier Walton, a California native currently working as a Miami-based correspondent at NewsNation. The couples have not yet updated when they will have their wedding.

Eden Checkol Salary

Checkol working as the morning weekday edition anchor and reporter at WISN 12 News earns an estimated annual salary of $65,200. However, details regarding the exact amount of salary she earns are not yet known to the public.

Eden Checkol Net Worth

Eden as an Ethiopian-American journalist, anchor, and reporter has an estimated net worth of $1 million. RELATED: Mark Strehl 

Eden Checkol WPLG and WSFL | Miami

Eden currently serves as a 10 p.m. news anchor at WPLG and WSFL in Miami, Florida after joining the station in April 2021. She previously served as the 4:30 a.m. weekday edition anchor at WISN 12 News “This Morning” and 12 News at 11 a.m. In 2017, she joined WISN 12 as the weekend morning anchor and reporter where she reported numerous newscasts.

Before joining WISN, she worked as a reporter and a fill-in anchor for two years at WISC-TV, a CBS affiliate in Madison. While at WISC-TV, she reported on different stories including human interest features and breaking news. She was part of the first reporters on-site to interview the man who found Joseph Jakubowksi, the Janesville man who sent a manifesto to President Donald Trump and sparked a nationwide manhunt after stealing firearms from a gun shop. She also covered the deadly explosion that ruined the Didion Milling Plant in Cambria.

Eden began her career in Duluth, Minnesota as a fill-in anchor and reporter at KBJR 6 and Range 11/CBS KDLH. She also worked as a multimedia journalist where she wrote, shot, and edited all her stories. Her passion for journalism grew while a teenager. Her father was a professor of journalism which sparked her interest in journalism.