C.J. Ward Bio, Age, Height, KEYT-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

C.J. Ward Bio, Wiki

C.J. Ward is a 13-times Award Winning American journalist working at KEYT NewsChannel 3 in Santa Barbara, California serving as an investigative reporter and weeknight anchor at 5, 6 & 11 pm news. He has been working with this station since Jan 2002.

C.J. Ward Age

Born and raised in the United States, C.J. keeps information regarding his dates of birth, age, birthday, and zodiac sign away from the limelight. Nevertheless, judging from his look, he might be around his 50’s.

C.J. Ward Height

Ward stands approximately 5 feet 9  inches (1.76 m) and weighs around 73 kg.

C.J. Ward Education

For his Education, C.J. enrolled at Palomar College where he graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in Radio & Television in 1986. 

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C.J. Ward Career

Ward works at KEYT NewsChannel 3 in Santa Barbara, California as an investigative reporter and weeknight anchor. He anchors the 5, 6 & 11 pm newscasts and provides investigative reports via his exclusive News Channel 3 Investigates Tipline series.  C.J. came to Santa Barbara in January 2002.

Before coming to the station, He served as the Investigative/Call 12 For Action Reporter at KPNX-TV in Phoenix, Arizona and before that, he assisted create the Troubleshooter 5 Unit at KPHO-TV in Phoenix. C.J. also served as the 47 On Your Side Reporter at KJEO-TV in Fresno and at stations in Palm Springs, and Lansing, Michigan.

C.J. was celebrated with a 2011 Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best Investigative Reporting. He also earned the 2010 RTNA Golden Mike Award for Best Investigative Reporting (Div. B) and a 2010 Emmy nomination for Journalistic Enterprise. C.J. is a 9-time AP Award Champion and 4-time Emmy Award recipient.

He also contributes his time to numerous local causes. The Santa Barbara Arthritis Foundation honored C.J. with the 2010 Mary G. Kendall Award for his countless years of service. In 2018, Westmont College awarded C.J. and the whole news team with its most elevated honor, the Westmont Medal, ‘for courageous, brave,  cutting-edge and inspiring news reporting’ during the Montecito mudslides and the Thomas Fire.

C.J. Ward’s Net Worth

In C.J.’s career as an anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5  Million.

C.J. Ward Salary

Ward acquires annual earnings that range between $ 110, 555, and $ 265,245.

C.J. Ward’s Parents and Siblings

Ward was born and raised by his devoted parents in the United States of America. Growing up, his mom and dad gave him the best upbringing and nourishment possible. Besides this, C.J. has not revealed any further information about his parents or siblings if he has any.

C.J. Ward Wife

Ward is married to colleague Beth Farnsworth, an Evening anchor/reporter at KEYT-TV.  The couple exchanged the marriage vows in 1995 in a private ceremony attended by family members and close friends.

C.J. Ward Kids

He and his wife, Beth are proud parents of two daughters though their names are not mentioned yet.

C.J. Ward Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Ward is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 4,102 Followers around 1K followers on his Facebook page, and 345 followers on his Instagram account.

C.J. Ward KEYT News

Ward works at KEYT News where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Beth Farnsworth
  2. Keith Carls
  3. Karen Cruz-Orduña
  4. Mina Wahab
  5. Mike Klan
  6. Anikka Abbott
  7. Christa Kurkjian
  8. Shawn Quien
  9. Scott Hennessee
  10. Tracy Lehr
  11. Alys Martinez
  12. John Palminteri