Jake Whittenberg Bio, Age, Height, king5, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jake Whittenberg Bio, Wiki

Jake Whittenberg is an American anchor/reporter working at  king5seattle serving as a Morning News Anchor. He has been working with this station since December 2009.

Jake Whittenberg Age

Whittenberg is 40 years as of 2022. He was born in 1982 in Southern Illinois. An update about his precise date of birth and months will be updated soon.

Jake Whittenberg Height/Measurements

Whittenberg stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches ( 1.75 m) and weighs around 70 kg

Jake Whittenberg Education

For his education, Jake joined Montana State University-Bozeman where he graduated with a media and theatre arts degree in 2004.

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University of Mississippi

Montana State University-Bozeman

The University of Texas at San Antoni

The University of Texas at San Anton

The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Jake Whittenberg Career

Whittenberg is a proud journalist who works at  king5seattle serving as a Morning News Anchor. Jake goes on the air at 4:30 a.m. on KING 5 Mornings.  Jake has tried to be a trailblazer in Seattle by pioneering its digital coverage and YouTube content. If he is not at the anchor desk, he is storytelling on air and online. Jake also loves VLOGGING. It’s a fun way to inform a story and his videos have been viewed millions of times!
Prior to working at KING, he worked as a reporter/anchor at WSYX/WTTE in Columbus, Ohio, and KTVQ in Billings, Montana. Some of Whittenberg’s fondest memories as a kid were with his dad in the newsroom during election night coverage. He loves the buzz of a newsroom!
Jake has been humbled to earn seven regional Emmy Awards, Associated Press Broadcaster of the Year, and various other writing and reporting accolades, and to have been a member of a team that earned an Edward R. Murrow Award. He is also a former appointee to the  Television advisory council and Montana Film appointed directly by the governor.
When he is not covering the news, Jake often emcees community events and golf tournaments. He loves touring towns in Western Washington and getting to know the people. His philosophy is ” Work hard, play hard!” He also loves fly fishing,  golfing,  and spending time with his wife and two children.

Jake Whittenberg Net Worth Worth

In Jake’s career as a reporter/anchor, he has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $ 1 Million- $  4 Million.

Jake Whittenberg Salary

The anchor receives annual earnings that range between $ 78,015 and $ 174,210.

Jake Whittenberg’s Parents and Siblings

Whittenberg considers himself a proud Montanan, but he was born in Southern Illinois to devoted parents. His dad was a newspaper publisher, and his mother worked as a reporter, so he was always plugged in and loved the news. Jake remembers dad always taking him to the newsroom on election night. His mom is one of the most curious individuals he has ever known, and she always has great story ideas for him. And his father has the best news judgment he knows. Besides this, it is not clear whether he has siblings or not.

Jake Whittenberg Wife

Whittenberg is married to Tara. The couple has been together for more than a decade and they both reside in Woodinville with their children. When he is working, he loves spending time with his family.

Jake Whittenberg’s Kids

He and his wife, Tara are the blessed parents of two children, Lula and Ollie whom he loves to spend time with when he is free.

Jake Whittenberg Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Swaby is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 12.9K Followers around 4.3K followers on his Facebook page, and about 15.7 K followers on his Instagram account.

Jake Whittenberg KING 5

Whittenberg works at KING 5 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Chris Cashman
  2. Natalie Swaby
  3. Mimi Jung
  4. Steve Bunin
  5. Jessica Janner Castro
  6. Greg Copeland
  7. Joyce Taylor
  8. Adam Claibon
  9. Rich Marriott
  10. Christine Pae
  11. Saint Bryan
  12. Chris Egan
  13. Paul Silvi