J.R. Stone Bio, Age, Heights, KGO-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

J.R. Stone Bio, Wiki

J.R. Stone is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter working with the KGO-TV/ABC7 News team as a Reporter and Anchor for the station since March 2020. Additionally, he also works as a Sports Reporter for the station.

J.R. Stone Age and Family

Stone who seems to be in his 30s, was born in the United States. However, he hasn’t shared his birth date, month, year, and as well as his parents. He is private when it comes to his dating life.

J.R. Stone Heights

He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

J.R. Stone Education

Stone attended Lake Forest High School where he graduated before joining the University. Later on, he joined Barry University where he was studying between the years 1999 and 2003.

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J.R. Stone Work Experience

Stone is working as an Anchor and Sports Reporter with the KGO-TV News team in San Francisco where he moved to the area over nine years ago. Before joining the ABC7 News team, he was working with the KRON-TV team in the San Francisco Bay Area. There, he was working as a Weekend Anchor/Sports Anchor/Reporter. There, he was privileged to win an Emmy Award for his coverage of the Oakland Deadly Warehouse Fire. While there, he worked between March 2011 and March 2020.

Previously, he was also working with WKMG News 6 where he was working as a Reporter/Sports Anchor/Anchor in the Orlando, Florida Area between February 2008 and February 2011. Before this, he was working with the KOKI FOX23 team in Tulsa, Oklahoma Area as a Reporter. There he worked between March 2006 and January 2008. Before this, he was also working with the KTVE Region 10 News in El Dorado, Arkansas where he was working as a South Arkansas Bureau Chief/Reporter/Anchor between March 2004 and March 2006.

Additionally, he was also previously working with NBC 6 WTVJ in Miami/Fort Lauderdale Area where he was working as a Sports Anchor for the station between September 2003 and December 2003.  He has also worked as a Sports Intern with WFTV Channel 9 ABC in Orlando, Florida Area between June 2002 and August 2002. Last but not least, he kick-started his journalism career by working with The Score Sports Radio 670-Chicago in the Greater Chicago Area where he was still working as a sports intern. There he worked between June 2000 and August 2000. He also worked with Barry University as a Public Address Announcer between September 2000 and December 2003.

Stone states that he can remember an expert saying, “J.R. just went live from an area that has the worst quality of air on earth. He is always proud and blessed to report news just as it is every day. While he was working with the KRON-TV he helped the station turn lackluster ratings into some of the top-rated programs of the week. Additionally, while there he also covered a mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival which is in addition to covering the Asian Airlines flight crash at SFO in the year 2013 where he was anchoring for about ten straight hours.

When he is not covering news, he can also be found covering sports. He made viewers a part of the show which paid for while working with the Sports Night Live team. Having no network affiliation, the team managed to become one of the top-rated sports programs in the San Francisco market.

In his sports career, he has been able to cover 2 World Series, 6 NBA Finals, a Stanley Cup Final, 2 NCAA Football National Championships, and 3 Daytona 500’s. When the Giants won their last two World Series, he was in the clubhouse interviewing players and also getting doused with champagne. He additionally holds over 16 years’ worth of experience on-air covering sports and news. He states that above all, he prides himself on being a journalist of the people. Stone goes live every night on Facebook to ask questions and also give answers to questions thrown at him.

While in Florida, he was privileged to cover the Casey Anthony case and he says that he has never seen a thing crazier than that. Additionally, he also covered news in Oklahoma. There he states that he saw the most extreme weather he had ever seen. He was able to cover ice storms, tornadoes, heat waves, and flooding. It is in Arkansas that he saw how amazing people can be. There, he covered several big stories in his two years’ worth of career but what he remembers best is the hospitality of The Natural State.

J.R. Stone Net Worth

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

J.R. Stone Salary

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

J.R. Stone KGO-TV

Stone works with KGO-TV where he works alongside fellow KGO-TV reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:

  1. Kumasi Aaron
  2. Chris Alvarez
  3. Lisa Argen
  4. Dan Ashley
  5. Spencer Christian
  6. Reggie Aqui
  7. Larry Beil
  8. Ama Daetz
  9. Dustin Dorsey
  10. Jobina Fortson
  11. Amanda del Castillo
  12. Dion Lim
  13. Lyanne Melendez
  14. Dan Noye
  15. Luz Pena

J.R. Stone Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 4,065 followers, around 51,000 followers on his Facebook page, and about 13,970 followers on his Instagram account.