Joleen Chaney Bio, Wiki
Joleen Chaney is an American Anchor working with KFOR in Lancaster, Pennsylvania serving as the anchor of the 4,6 & 10 p.m newscasts. She has been working with this station since June 2016.
Joleen Chaney Dates of Birth
Chaney is 41 years old as of 2022. She was born on July 18, 1981, in an Oklahoman in Fairview and brought up in Rush Springs. She celebrates her birthday on the 18th of July every year.
Joleen Chaney Measurements
Chaney stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Joleen Chaney Education
Chaney studied at Springs high school and after she graduated, she joined the University of Lawton where she graduated with a bachelor’s degree in communications. Joleen has also attended Oklahoma University where she studied in its school of law and in 2021, she graduated as a Juris Doctor.
Joleen Chaney Work Experience
Chaney is working at KFOR where she serves as the anchor of the 4,6 & 10 p.m newscasts. She began her television career at KFOR\ News 4 as an intern and after a week, she secure a job behind the scenes as a weekend writer and assignment editor. By the end of three months, she began working her first on-air job as a morning anchor at KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls, Texas.
While she was in her senior year of college at Cameron University, she was involved in the Honor’s Program. After a year, she returned to KFOR-TV as a news anchor and reporter. However, she worked at another local television station from June 2014 to June 2016 before returning to her KFOR family. When she came back, she served as the weekday anchor of the 4 pm newscast.
In addition, after journalist Linda Cavanaugh went her retirement, Chaney took up her position as the main evening anchor. Fairview is her birth home while she was brought up in Rush Springs as a sixth-generation Oklahoman and she is a member of the Choctaw Tribe of Oklahoma. Furthermore, the Associated Press honored her for Best Reporter Portfolio, and for her feature reporting, diversity reporting, and criminal justice reporting, she was honored by the Society of Professional Journalists.
Furthermore, she was nominated for a Heartland Emmy for breaking news tornado coverage in 2010, and over the years, she has won a number of Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters awards. For coverage of the May 2013 Moore tornado, Chaney was part of the KFOR-TV team that won multiple Emmy awards. In addition, she was also nominated for an Emmy award for a military piece that touched on the medical journey and limb transplants of a bilateral amputee veteran. During her downtime, she enjoys hiking and running, and is a lifelong athlete.
Over the years, she has taken part in races across the state and volunteered her time in events profiting Oklahoma nonprofits. Chaney took part in and completed a half-ironman triathlon that assisted raise a number of dollars for the Lymphoma and Leukemia Society of Oklahoma in 2011. In addition, during events that help the American Diabetes Association and the Children’s Miracle Network, she has cycled and run in such events.
In April 2012, was when she run her first full marathon completing the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon and over the years, she has run in many marathons across Oklahoma. Furthermore, she was a member of Oklahoma Magazine’s called 30 under 30 NextGen. As of the moment, she is an honorary board member of the Children’s Hospital. In addition, she gathers a biweekly segment called, A Heart for Kids.
Over the years, she has been traveling the state speaking to women’s groups and to high school students as graduation and baccalaureate speaker. Chaney is a member of the Rotary Club of Oklahoma City and the Downtown Club of Oklahoma City.
Joleen Chaney Net Worth
In Chaney’s career as an anchor, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.
Joleen Chaney Earnings
Chaney receives annual earnings that range between $35,000 and $100,000.
Joleen Chaney Parents and Siblings
Chaney’s mother passed on in 2016 while her grandfather passed in December 2020. She has a younger brother whose name she has not disclosed. An update on her brother will be done when the information will be out to the public.
Joleen Chaney Spouse
Chaney is married to William Ertl. They tied the knot on January 1, 2022, and together they reside in Oklahoma.
Joleen Chaney Kids
Chaney and her husband William have two children who they named Cadon and CJ. Their youngest child is Cadon who was born in 2004. Together with her family, they reside in Oklahoma.
Joleen Chaney Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Chaney is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 17k followers, around 29k followers on her Facebook page, and about 15k followers on her Instagram account.
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