Eric Kahnert Bio, Age, Height, KFMB, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Eric Kahnert Bio, Wiki

Eric Kahnert is an American 8-time Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working for CBS 8 KFMB-TV in San Diego, California where he serves as a weekday morning anchor. He joined the station in May 2017.

Eric Kahnert Age and Family

Kahnert, who is possibly in his 30s, was born and brought up in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. However, details about his parents and specific date, year, and month of birth are undisclosed.

Eric Kahnert Height

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. He appears 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.

Eric Kahnert
Eric Kahnert

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 earned an Emmy Award nomination 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 the 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 train 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 part of 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.

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.

Eric Kahnert Salary

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

Eric Kahnert Wife and Kids

Kahnert is married to Allison Kahnert, a registered nurse. The couple is proud of being parents to their three kids, Kaden (son), Cole (son), and a daughter. When Kahnert is not working, he likes hanging out with his wife and kids, coaching hockey teams and youth baseball, playing in a pick-up hockey game, being stuck in a sand trap while attempting to play golf, trying new hiking spots, or chilling at the beach.

Eric Kahnert KFMB

Kahnert works with KFMB where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Marcella Lee
  2. Jesse Pagan
  3. Morgan Rynor
  4. Elizabeth Sanchez
  5. Shawn Styles
  6. Jeff Zevely
  7. Evan Noorani
  8. Heather Myers
  9. Kerri Lane
  10. Neda Iranpour

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.