Kelly Hessedal Bio, Age, Height, KFMB, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Kelly Hessedal Bio, Wiki

Kelly Hessedal is an American reporter working for KFMB-TV in San Diego, California where she serves as a general assignment reporter. She joined the station in January 2014. 

Kelly Hessedal Age

Hessedal (potentially in her 30s) was born in the United States. However, she has maintained the privacy of her specific date of birth, year, and month.

Kelly Hessedal Height

Hessedal stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

Kelly Hessedal Education

Hessedal is a highly educated and qualified person. She attended St. Olaf College where she graduated with a BA in English and Communication. She has also attained a Master of Science in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University where she covered the legal beat in the Chicago area.

Kelly Hessedal Career

Hessedal is a general assignment reporter for KFMB-TV.  She says a reporter, there’s nothing more gratifying than telling a compelling story and discovering it made an impact. What led her to a career in broadcast journalism and the CBS News 8 reporting team is her passion for storytelling and finding answers.

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Being a correspondent for Medill News Service, she worked at WDAY Radio and WDAY 6 News in Fargo, ND. Hessedal honed her reporting skills at WQAD-TV in Moline, IL from March 2004 to October 2007 and WREG-TV in Memphis, TN. from October 2006 to April 2010. She landed her next assignment at KSAZ-TV in Phoenix, AZ. This was after gaining extensive live, breaking news experience.

Afterward there Kelly served at KYW and WTXF in Philadelphia, PA where she served as a freelance reporter. Hessedal says broadcast journalism has taken her all over the country and she feels incredibly lucky to settle down here in sunny San Diego with some of the most talented colleagues in the business.

Kelly Hessedal Net Worth

In Kelly’s career as a reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Kelly Hessedal Salary

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

Kelly Hessedal Parents and Siblings

Hessedal is originally from Princeton, MN. Her dad served in the Navy for four years. Way back in the 70s, he was stationed in #sandiego. He’s always instilled in her, a deep respect for the military. Kelly grew up visiting lots of military museums throughout the country and always looked up to her dad. However, Hessedal hasn’t revealed information about her mother. It is also unknown whether she has any siblings.

Kelly Hessedal Husband and Kids

Hessedal has been happily married to Omari Fleming since December 6, 2019. The duo is blessed with an adorable son, Logan who is 3 years old as of 2024 having been born on February 23, 2021. Hessedal likes spending her leisure time with her daughter and husband, running or walking her Cavalier King Charles named Bella, trying out new restaurants, and spending time at the beach.

Kelly Hessedal KFMB

Hessedal works with KFMB where she works alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Marcella Lee
  2. Jesse Pagan
  3. Morgan Rynor
  4. Elizabeth Sanchez
  5. Shawn Styles
  6. Jeff Zevely
  7. Evan Noorani
  8. Heather Myers
  9. Kerri Lane
  10. Eric Kahnert

Kelly Hessedal Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

Hessedal is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 3,496 followers, around 17 K followers on her Facebook page, and about 3,238 followers on her Instagram account.