Alan Krashesky Bio, Age, Height, ABC7, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Alan Krashesky Bio, Wiki

Alan Krashesky is an American News Anchor/Reporter working at ABC 7 Chicago where he anchors the 5 pm, 6 pm & 10 pm newscasts. He has been reporting in Chicago for almost 4 decades.

Alan Krashesky Age

Krashesky was born on October 19, 1960, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He is 61 years as of 2021.

Alan Krashesky Height

Krashesky stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Alan Krashesky Education

Krashesky attended the Milton Hershey School in Hershey, Pennsylvania. This is a residential school for children with social and financial needs. He was, however, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Later on, he attended Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York where he graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Communications Management.

Alan Krashesky Photo
Alan Krashesky Photo

Alan Krashesky Work Experience

Krashesky is a news anchor working at ABC 7 Chicago. Previously he worked for ABC 7 where he co-anchored ABC 7’s 4 p.m. weekday newscasts and the station’s morning newscasts. He is actually the station’s first anchor of the weekday morning news program. Krashesky joined ABC 7 in 1982 and every newscast he has anchored has been rated No. 1 in Chicago.

Krashesky has received high praise for his work in Chicago and abroad. He has received a Chicago Headline Club Peter Lisagor Award and many Chicago Midwest Emmy Awards. Krashesky has covered many major domestic and international stories making him one of the top reporters in the market. He has also been lauded in particular, for his coverage of the Roman Catholic Church. Additionally, he has covered the leadership of three popes and three Chicago Cardinal Archbishops.

Prior to joining ABC 7, Krashesky worked for KTBC-TV in Austin, Texas as a news reporter and weathercaster. Before working at KTBC, he worked at WBNG-TV in Binghamton, New York where he was a weathercaster, news reporter, and weekend sports anchor. He started his broadcasting career working at WICB-FM radio in Ithaca, New York as a news anchor while still in college.

Apart from being a journalist, Krashesky also volunteers his personal time to community service. He is a local spokesperson for Alzheimer’s disease and also mentors students who are interested in broadcast journalism. He is a member of the Society of Professional Journalists as well as the Chicago Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Alan Krashesky Net Worth

In Krashesky’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Alan Krashesky Age

He receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.

Alan Krashesky Parents and Siblings

He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. Krashesky was raised by his mother as his dad was killed in a robbery when Alan was four months old. He is one of four children in his family having three older siblings.

Alan Krashesky Wife/ Spouse

Krashesky is married to his wife, Colleen. However, he manages to keep more information regarding to his spouse away from the limelight. An update of this information will be out when available to the public.

Alan Krashesky Kids

Colleen and Alan are proud parents to their three adult children, two girls, and one boy. Additionally, they are also grandparents to their three grandchildren. Their eldest daughter, named Kaylin is a proud graduate of the Missouri School of Journalism. On the other hand, their son was born in South Korea and goes to Columbia College in Chicago. Their youngest daughter, named Kiera, was born in China and goes to the University of Michigan.

Alan Krashesky Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 4,495 followers, around 18,000 followers on his Facebook page, and 1,175 followers on his Instagram account.