Eric Kahnert Bio, Wiki
Eric Kahnert is an American 8-time Emmy Award-winning anchor/reporter/investigator working for CBS 8 KFMB-TV in San Diego, California where he serves as a weekday morning anchor. He joined the station on May 2017.
Eric Kahnert Age
Kahnert was born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. However, he manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of her age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he/ might be in his 30s.
Eric Kahnert Height / Measurements
Kahnert stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Eric Kahnert Education
Kahnert is a proud USC Trojan. He attended the University of Southern California where he attained a degree in Broadcast Journalism where he anchored and reported for USC’s prestigious Annenberg TV News. He was also a member of USC’s Skull & Dagger Honor Society, Pi Kappa Alpha, and named “All American” as a three-year captain of the University’s Division II hockey team (no, not all of Eric’s teeth are originals!).
Eric Kahnert Career
Kahnert is an 8-time Emmy Award-winning veteran journalist and weekday morning anchor from 4:30 a.m.-7 a.m. on CBS 8, 7 a.m.-9 a.m. on the CW, and again from 11 a.m.-12:00 p.m. on CBS 8 KFMB-TV. He is known in the San Diego community for giving viewers a positive start to their day with his humor, and energetic personality. Eric enjoys featuring inspirational San Diegans, reporting on medical advancements, telling stories that help families, and covering youth sports.
He says it is a privilege for him to wake up San Diegans each morning with a smile and a story to tell. He strives to get people out the door feeling informed and on a positive note. When he meets people out in the community, it’s rewarding to hear that CBS8 Mornings is an integral part of their daily routine. Eric earned his 8th Emmy award for Best Anchor in the region, along with an Emmy for Best Medical story in 2012.
Kahnert was also nominated for Best Sports Anchor. CBS8 won the coveted Golden Mike Award due to Eric’s breaking news coverage on the anchor desk. The first time a San Diego station won the award over a Los Angeles station in 14 years was when The Radio & TV News Association awarded the show the Best 60 Minute Newscast in Southern California. Kahnert has also been by the San Diego Union-Tribune numerous times for Best Anchor.
Previously before joining News 8, Eric worked at KMGH, the ABC affiliate in Denver, Colorado where he served as the main evening anchor. While in the station he received numerous Emmy awards for anchoring and reporting. Viewers turned to Kahnert for some investigative, weather, Colorado’s biggest news, and sports stories, including the numerous destructive and deadly storms and wildfires, and Aurora theater shooting trial.
He also worked at KUSA, the NBC affiliate in Denver where he served as the weekend anchor. His live reports were featured on Dateline NBC and CNN. Eric also worked at KSTP, the ABC affiliate in Minneapolis, Minnesota, where he served as an anchor. Kahnert is always dedicated to serving the community and is proud of his partnership with Special Olympics. He is the first journalist in the country to mentor and trains developmentally disabled adults to become on-air local news reporters and both reporters won the Emmy Award for their work
Due to his dedication, he won an Award from ARC, a non-profit supporting the full inclusion of the developmentally disabled. Eric is involved with MDA San Diego as an organizer, fundraiser, and emcee of various events. Kahnert enjoyed emceeing some of San Diego’s most prestigious fundraisers, galas, and events. When he is not working he is enjoying himself with his family he is coaching hockey teams, and youth baseball, playing in a pick-up hockey game, or being stuck in a sand trap while attempting to play golf.
Eric Kahnert KFMB
Kahnert works with KFMB where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Marcella Lee
- Jesse Pagan
- Morgan Rynor
- Elizabeth Sanchez
- Shawn Styles
- Jeff Zevely
- Evan Noorani
- Heather Myers
- Kerri Lane
- Neda Iranpour
Eric Kahnert Net Worth
In Eric’s career as an anchor, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
How Much Does Eric Kahnert Earn?
Kahnert receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Eric Kahnert Parents and Siblings
Kahnert was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, in the United States. However, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.
Eric Kahnert Spouse/Wife
Kahnert is happily married to his lovely wife. The duo loves enjoying trying new hiking spots, and beaches around San Diego with their three children. However, he manages to keep information regarding his marriage private.
Eric Kahnert Kids
In his marriage, Eric has been blessed with three kids. However, he manages to keep information regarding his children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.
Eric Kahnert Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Kahnert is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 3,207 followers, around 2.8 K followers on his Facebook page, and about 4,194 followers on his Instagram account.