Kristen Sze Bio, Age, Heights, KGO-TV, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Husband

Kristen Sze Bio, Wiki

Kristen Sze is a Taiwanese-American  Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor and Reporter working with the KGO-TV/ABC7 News team in San Francisco as a Midday/Evening News Anchor anchoring the 11 am/3 pm/4 pm newscasts since July 1998. She was reporting from New York City before she arrived at ABC7 News working as a National Correspondent for Extratv.

Kristen Sze Age and Family

Sze who seems to be in her 30s, was born in the United States. However, she hasn’t shared her birth date, month, year, and as well as her parents.

Kristen Sze Heights

She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Kristen Sze Education

She is a proud graduate of the University of California located in Berkeley where she graduated Magma Cum Laude with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Political Science. Additionally, later on, a scholarship from Asian American Association enabled her to study at Oxford University located in England where she was studying Political Economy.

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Kristen Sze Work Experience

Sze works with the KGO-TV where she serves the station as a Midday/Evening News Anchor anchoring the 11 am/3 pm/4 pm newscasts. She got to start her journalism role after her parents immigrated to the United States and later settled in the Bay Area on the Peninsula as she got her start at the TV playing a boy. While in high school, she was writing for the school newspaper as she was honing her newly acquired English skills. Later on, she realized she had a golden ticket to meet people ask questions and also find answers.

This mission later forced her to come out of her shell and overcome her shyness. While at the U.C., Berkeley, she was reporting for the campus radio station KALX while she was interning at nearly every Bay Area TV station. She also states that she felt her new sense kick into high gear during the Loma Prieta quake. Szestates that she had driven across the Bay Bridge just an hour before the p[partial collapse. She immediately drove to the station where she interning. As it was all hands on deck, she got an opportunity to interview and write some stories.

For her, it was a defining moment when she heard the first story she had written go on air. From then on, she knew that was it for her. Throughout her career, she has reported from New York, Philadelphia, Binghamton, and Fresno. For her, it was a dream come true. Over twenty years down the line, she feels humbled and privileged to be able to work as a journalist in her hometown.

She states that what she finds most rewarding in anchoring is providing continuous coverage during breaking news. This is because it is at this moment that the community needs journalists most when it comes to delivering important information in real time and information that is accurate.

Kristen Sze’s Net Worth

In Sze’s career as an Anchor and Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Kristen Sze Salary

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

Kristen Sze Parents and Siblings

Sze was born in Taiwan and raised there before her parents later migrated to the United States. Her mother was a Chinese actress and Opera singer hence she grew up on the set and playing walk-on roles.

Kristen Sze Husband and Kids

Sze is married to Nelson Cheng, who happens to be a retired DA Civilian. Together they are blessed with two children. Away from work, she enjoys cheering for her children in sports, volunteering at their schools, and rooting for the Giants, Cal Bears, and Warriors. Additionally, she also states that she enjoys empowering girls and women in leadership, journalism, and STEM.

Kristen Sze Awards and Societies

She was voted as ‘Best News Anchor’ in the year 2011 by the San Francisco BayList and was also a recipient of Emmy Awards in the years 1999, and 2002.

In addition, she also volunteers with several community organizations working as a mentor, an emcee, and also serving as an advisory board member. Additionally, she also works closely with My New Red Shoes, Kids and Art Foundation, Wender-Weis Foundation for Children, the Professional Businesswomen’s Conference, and Help a Mother Out. Additionally, she is a proud member of the Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society.

Kristen Sze KGO-TV

Sze works with KGO-TV where she works alongside fellow KGO-TV reporters, anchors, and meteorologists such as:

  1. Kumasi Aaron
  2. Chris Alvarez
  3. Lisa Argen
  4. Dan Ashley
  5. Dustin Dorsey
  6. Jobina Fortson
  7. Drew Tuma
  8. Sandhya Patel
  9. Mike Nicco
  10. Zach Fuentes
  11. Amanda del Castillo
  12. Dion Lim
  13. Liz Kreutz
  14. Lyanne Melendez
  15. Dan Noyes
  16. Luz Pena
  17. J.R. Stone
  18. Stephanie Sierra

Kristen Sze Twitter and Instagram

She is vocal on her social media accounts where she posts frequently. On her Twitter account, she has about 16,980 followers, and about 2,210 followers on her Instagram account.