Jobin Panicker Bio, Age, Height, WFAA-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Jobin Panicker Bio, Wiki

Jobin Panicker is a 15-times Emmy Award-winning Indian-American News Reporter/anchor working at WFAA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Dallas, TX serving as a weekdays reporter/anchor. He has been working with this station since December 2012.

Jobin Panicker Age

Panicker is 39 years old as of 2023. He was born in New York, in the United States on the 22nd of August 1983. Accordingly, Jobin celebrates his birthday on the 22 of August every year and his zodiac sign is Leo.

Jobin Panicker Height

Panicker stands approximately 5 feet 7  inches (1.7 m) and weighs around 68 kg.

Jobin Panicker Education

For his Education,  Jobin enrolled in Gonzaga University where he graduated in 2005 and received a degree in Business Administration and Broadcast Journalism. He also earned a scholarship to SyracuseUniversity’s Newhouse School of Communication where he obtained a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.

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Jobin Panicker Career

Panicker works at WFAA-TV, the ABC affiliate in Dallas, TX serving as a reporter/anchor. He specializes in stories from Collin County. Jobin came to WFAA Channel 8 in December 2012. He loves that WFAA understands the significance of long-form journalism. He is thrilled to be part of the WFAA Channel 8 family.  Before joining WFAA Channel 8, Jobin worked at KSEE-24 in  Fresno, California where he served as a reporter anchor. 

His work has gathered more than 15 Emmys through 2020. In 2019, he was a national champ for Reporter of the Year by NPPA (National Press Photographer’s Association). Jobin is also a four-time Regional Edward R. Murrow Award champion. His stories have also earned AP Awards. He also received 2 awards from the Society of Professional Journalists in the areas of Outstanding Features and Culture and Arts. 

Jobin has also invested more than a decade into his craft and loves doing it.  He truly enjoys the hard work of crafting beautiful stories about people. On one day off, he loves to spend time with his wife and his three children.

Jobin Panicker’s Net Worth

In Jobin’s career as an anchor/reporter, he was able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 3  Million.

Jobin Panicker Salary

Panicker acquires annual earnings that range between $ 88, 445, and $ 176, 225.

Jobin Panicker Parents and Siblings

Panicker was born in New York but raised in California by his devoted parents. He’s the son of Fr. Yohannan Panicker(father) and his wife, Lilly Panicker(mother).  His father serves as a Christian Priest in the Orthodox Church. Jobin’s parents migrated from India with only a suitcase and 20$ to their name. He and his siblings were brought up in a home deeply rooted in Christianity and Indian culture. Also, English was the 2nd language spoken in their home. A few years ago, his mom, Lilly passed away from breast cancer.

Jobin Panicker Wife

Panicker is married to Jenni Panicker, an attorney in Dallas. The duo met in college at Gonzaga University as freshmen in the fall of 2001 and commenced dating. From Gonzaga, he and Jenni were both accepted with scholarships to Syracuse and after she completed law school, they were married at St. Al’s. Jobin and her wife alongside their children currently reside in Dallas, Texas.

Jobin Panicker Kids

He and his wife are proud parents of three children, two biological sons, and an adopted daughter. Their first son, Jona was born on the 7th of Feb 2013. Three years later she gave birth to their second child, Solomon Aloysius. Later on, in 2018, they adopted a daughter, Aya.

Jobin Panicker Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Panicker is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 7,686 Followers around 2.4K followers on his Facebook page, and 477  followers on his Instagram account.

Jobin Panicker WFAA

Panicker works at WFAA where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Megan Mitchell
  2. Kevin Reece
  3. Mariel Ruiz
  4. Rebecca Lopez
  5. Greg Fields
  6. Susanne Brunner
  7. Hannah Davis
  8. Adriana De Alba
  9. Pete Delkus
  10. Tanya Eiserer
  11. Demond Fernandez
  12. Sean Giggy
  13. Cleo Greene
  14. Jesse Hawila
  15. Matt Howerton
  16. Cynthia Izaguirre
  17. Jonah Javad
  18. Steve”Scoop” Jefferson
  19. William Joy
  20. Chris Lawrence
  21. Mike Leslie