Fred Blankenship Biography
Fred Blankenship is an American award-winning journalist, anchor and reporter currently working as a news anchor at WSB-TV Channel 2 Action News in Atlanta, Georgia. Prior to joining WSB-TV in Atlanta, he served as a reporter and weekend anchor for six years at KGTV, in San Diego, Texas.
Fred Blankenship High School | College
Fred after graduating from high school, he attended and graduated from the University of San Francisco with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Fred Blankenship Age and Birthday
Fred is 46 years old as of 2020. He was born on September 12, 1974, in Los Angeles, United States of America. He always celebrates his birthday on 12th September. ALSO READ: Jovita Moore
Fred Blankenship Nationality | Ethnicity
Blankenship holds American nationality/citizenship by birth. He was born and raised in Los Angeles. He is of African-American ethnicity.
Fred Blankenship Height
Fred stands at an average height of 6 feet 2 inches (1.88 m).
Fred Blankenship Father and Mother | Family
Blankenship is the son of (father) Fred Douglas Blankenship Jr., His mother’s name is not yet publicly available. She is a teacher. However, he usually wishes his mom a happy women’s day. His father was of African-American race. His father died at the age of 57. She has an elder sister.
Fred Blankenship Wife
Blankenship is happily married to his wife Paige Blankenship. The couples’ information about when and where the wedding took place is not yet known. The couples are proud parents to three children, two sons, Freddy and Jaden and a daughter Layla Blankenship.
Fred Blankenship Weight Loss
On January 15, 2015, Fred posted on his Facebook that his doctor recommended him to shed a few pounds. His doctor began talking to him about medication for weight loss. However, Fred wanted to try a more natural approach. He started taking the stairs, drinking more water, eating healthier foods and working out.
Fred Blankenship Fraternity | Kappa Alpha
Fred has been a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and also a member of the National Press Photographers Association.
Fred Blankenship Salary
Blankenship working as a news anchor at WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia earns an estimated annual salary of $75,487.
Fred Blankenship Net Worth
Fred as an accomplished American award-winning journalist, anchor and reporter has an estimated net worth of $1 million.
Fred Blankenship WSB-TV | Wikipedia
Fred joined the WSB-TV in Atlanta, Georgia, in 2007 as a reporter and news anchor. He currently serves as a morning news anchor from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. and Channel 2 Action News at Noon. Prior to joining WSB-TV, he served as a reporter and weekend anchor for six years at KGTV in San Diego. While in San Diego, Fred has won several awards for his stories basing on drug and community outreach. The stories he covered also mainly based on the growth of gangs, fire and the 2004, Democratic National Convention in Boston.
Before joining KGTV, he served as a reporter at KAKE-TV in Wichita, Kansa. While in Kansas he reported weather by chasing storms and covering severe weather. Prior to joining KAKE-TV, Fred served as a reporter and anchor at KRON in San Francisco where he was part of a team that received the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award for the documentary “About Race”, a study of cultural and social behaviors of different ethnic groups.
After his arrival at WSB-TV, he traveled to California to cover Georgia’s water crisis comparing how the two states tackle water issues. He has additionally composed and delivered unique task news arrangements and been a piece of Prime Time Action News projects. Fred effectively hosts neighborhood administration and community occasions and festivities. His actual energy is working with children and youthful grown-ups to help safeguard them get added encouragement and backing to accomplish whatever it is they need to do throughout everyday life.