Josh Benson Bio, Age, Height, WFLA News , Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Josh Benson Bio, Wiki

Josh Benson is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for  WFLA News  serving the station as an Evening News Anchor. He has been working with this station since June 2015. 

Josh Benson Age

Benson manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his age will be done once he has made the information public. However, judging from his appearance, he might be in his 40s.

Josh Benson Height

Benson stands at the height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Josh Benson Education

Benson graduated with a bachelor’s in Journalism at the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1999 and the University of Minnesota in 2002.

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Josh Benson Career

Benson works at WFLA News where he serves as an Evening News Anchor. Where he anchors “First at Four” and News Channel 8 at 5:30 newscasts Monday-Friday on News Channel 8. Prior to joining WFLA News, he served as a President at Joker Media, LLC. Joker Media is a Digital Agency that specializes in WordPress development and maintenance, Facebook advertising and marketing, and social media marketing. Previously, Josh spent  1 year as a Morning News Anchor at WFOR | CBS Miami. Moreover, from 2011 to 2012 Benson served as a host at a screencast in Orlando Florida.

While there he interviewed leading tech Founders and CEOs from Silicon Valley and beyond for the social video platform Spreecast. Examples of interviews are with founders from companies like Warby Parker, Slingbox, ModCloth, Paperless Post, CarWoo, Houzz, Roku,, and more. Previously, Josh worked at WFTV where serving as an Evening news anchor for 2 years. Additionally, he worked with KVOA-TV serving as a morning news anchor from 2005 to 2010. Furthermore, he began his career as an evening news anchor at KAAL-TV from 2002 to 2005.

Josh Benson’s Net Worth

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

Josh Benson Salary

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

Josh Benson’s Parents and Siblings

Benson was born and raised in the United States, he manages to keep information regarding his parents and whether or not he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Josh Benson Wife/ Spouse

Benson is married to Tara and the couple lives in South Tampa. Tara is a Greek Canadian who happens to be a die-hard ‘Nole. They live with their two cats Seaweed and Scarlett. He says he had nothing to do with naming the cat Seaweed.

Josh Benson  Kids

Benson is a proud Dad of two little girls Bella and Brooklyn. He loves being a ‘Girl Dad’.

Josh Benson WFLA News

Benson works at  WFLA News where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Avery Cotton
  2. Jennifer Peñate
  3. Chris Martinez
  4. Jack Royer
  5. Jeff Berardelli
  6. Leigh Spann
  7. Amanda Holly
  8. Rebecca Barry
  9. Eric Stone

Josh Benson Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Heis vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his  Twitter account, he has about 50k followers, around 137k followers on his Facebook page, and about 5k followers on his Instagram account.