Bob Halloran Bio, Wiki
Bob Halloran is an American journalist well known as the former Friday and Saturday night news anchor and sports anchor for WCVB Channel 5, an ABC affiliate located in the Boston, Massachusetts media market. He worked with this station from Jan 2003 – May 31, 2023.
Bob Halloran Age
Halloran is 60 years old as of 2023. He was born in Middletown Township, New Jersey on the 22nd of July 1963.
Bob Halloran Height/Measurements
Halloran stands approximately 6 feet 1 inch (1. 85 m) and weighs around 88 kg
Bob Halloran Education
For his education, Bob is a graduate of Washington and Lee University.
Bob Halloran Career
Halloran is a journalist, accomplished author, movie consultant, and sportswriter famously known as the former Friday and Saturday night news anchor and sports anchor for WCVB Channel 5, an ABC affiliate located in the Boston, Massachusetts media market. He worked with this station from Jan 2003 – May 31, 2023. Bob arrived at WCVB, Boston’s News Leader, in 2003 as a freelance reporter anchor and became a full-time anchor/reporter position in 2014.
Before joining Channel 5, Halloran’s broadcast profession included stops at WFXT in Boston, ESPN, and WPRI in Providence, RI. At ESPN, he served for three years as an anchor and writer for ESPN.com. While at WFXT, Halloran worked for three years as a weekend sports anchor. He also worked for five years at WPRI, two of those as Sports Director, and he spent four years at WCVX in Hyannis, MA first as Sports Director then becoming News Director. Halloran started his profession at “Cape 11 Alive” in South Yarmouth, MA where he commenced as a photographer and later was appointed as a news reporter, anchor, and then News Director.
Apart from being a journalist, Halloran is the author of several books including The Hard Life and Times of Micky Ward,” for which he was employed as a technical consultant to the Oscar-nominated movie “The Fighter”: “Count The Rings” which chronicles the first 10 New England Sports championships of this century and “Irish Thunder. Other books he has written include “Impact Statement: A Family’s Fight for Justice Against Whitey Bulger, “Breakdown,” Stephen Flemmi and the FBI,” and “Destiny Derailed;” and all the proceeds from his book, “The Fellowship of the No Longer Miserable,” go to the Jimmy Fund.
Halloran has earned five Boston/New England Emmy Awards for sportscasting, and two awards from the Associated Press. He has operated for ten years on the board for Hearth, a helping organization determined to end elder homelessness. Halloran graduated from Washington & Lee University and lives in the Boston area.
Bob Halloran’s Net Worth
In Bob’s career as a journalist, he was able to amass a net worth between $1 Million-$ 5 million.
Bob Halloran Salary
Halloran acquired annual earnings that ranged between $ 129,590, and $ 278, 995.
Bob Halloran’s Parents and Siblings
Halloran was born and raised to parents in Middletown Township, New Jersey, the United States. He is the son of Mr. Halloran and his wife. Growing up, his father was his role model. Besides this, Bob has not revealed any further details about his parents or siblings if he has any.
Bob Halloran Wife
Halloran is married to Eileen Curran, a Veteran Boston journalist and now a PR person. His wife honored her husband’s occupation with a massive electronic billboard. He lives in the Boston area with his family.
Bob Halloran Kids
He and his wife are proud parents of four children; a daughter named Grace and three sons namely Daniel, Sean, and Liam.
Bob Halloran WCVB-TV
Halloran worked at WCVB-TV, where he worked alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;
- Antoinette Antonio
- Jessica Brown
- Shaun Chaiyabhat
- Jennifer Eagan
- Anthony Everett
- Ed Harding
- Doug Meehan
- Ted Reinstein
- Rhondella Richardson
- Mary Saladna
- Ben Simmoneau
- Maria Stephanos
- Erika Tarantal
- Katie Thompson
- Josh Brogadir
Bob Halloran Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Halloran is vocal on his social media accounts, where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 6,288 Followers around 21K followers on his Facebook page, and 8,654 followers on his Instagram account.