Rick Folbaum Bio, Wiki
Rick Folbaum is an AP, Murrow, and Emmy Award-winning journalist working at CBS46 in Atlanta, Georgia serving as a weekdays News anchor from 4 pm., 6 pm., and 11 pm. He has been working with this station since September 2019.
Rick Folbaum Age
Folbaum is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born in the United States on the 5th of August 1969. His birth sign is Leo and he celebrates his birthday on the 5th of August every year.
Rick Folbaum Height/Measurements
Folbaum stands approximately 6 feet 3 inches (1. 9 m) and weighs around 83 kg.
Rick Folbaum Education
Upon completing high school at Cherry Hill High School West in 1987, Rick went on to join Syracuse University’s S. I. Newhouse School of Public Communications where she graduated and earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
Rick Folbaum Career
Folbaum works at CBS46 in Atlanta, Georgia as an evening news anchor. He anchors the evening newscasts for Atlanta News First from
4 pm. 6 pm., 11 pm, and Peachtree TV. Rick came to Atlanta News First in 2019. He has anchored coverage of some of the most seismic incidents in recent Georgia history, including the election victories of Democratic candidates for President, 2020’s widespread social justice protests, and both U.S. Senate seats in this traditionally Red state.
Rick has interviewed many remarkable Georgia newsmakers, including Rep. Marjorie Taylor Greene, Sec. of State Brad Raffensperger, Rep. John Lewis, and Ambassador Andrew Young, Sen. Johnny Isakson. He also operated as a panelist for the GA Gov GOP primary debate. In September 2022, Rick visited London to report the death of Britain’s Queen Elizabeth II.
Over his 30-year broadcasting occupation, Rick has covered live from world capitals including Washington and Havana, Brussels. He has the distinction of having operated for all three cable news channels: MSNBC, Fox News, and CNN.
Prior to Atlanta News First, Rick served at CNN, where he was an anchor for CNN International, fronting shows like “Connect the World” and “CNN Newsroom.” prior to that, he consumed 5 years as the main anchor at CBS O+O WFOR TV in Miami.
Prior to CBS4 in Miami, Folbaum was a long-time correspondent and anchor for Fox News Channel. Over the course of a decade and seven years at FNC, Rick anchored coverage of breaking news incidents such as the attacks of 9/11, the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the U.S. invasion of Iraq. Rick also co-presented all of FoxNews.com’s live coverage of the 2012 election.
One of the original Fox News Channel anchors, Folbaum was a member of the launch team when the network launched in 1996 He was also a London-based foreign correspondent from 1998-2000. While with FOX, Folbaum consumed three years serving as an anchor at FOX 5 WNYW in New York.
Early in his occupation, Rick served behind the scenes at WOR AM in NYC, WTXF TV in MSNBC, and Philly. His first on-air career was at KSPN FM Radio in Aspen, CO where the AP acknowledged his work covering the deadly Storm King Mountain fire in 1994.
Folbaum is active with the Colitis and Crohn’s Foundation of America and the life skills program, Overcoming Obstacles. He is also an AP, Murrow, and Emmy Award-winning journalist. In 2017, he won an Emmy for his series of reports spotlighting South Florida’s Holocaust survivor community.
Rick Folbaum Net Worth Worth
In Rick’s career as an anchor/reporter, he has been able to amass a net worth ranging between $1 Million-$ 5 Million.
Rick Folbaum Salary
Folbaum acquires annual earnings that range between $ 102,039 and $ 221,685.
Rick Folbaum Parents and Siblings
Folbaum was born and raised in Cherry Hill, New Jersey by his devoted parents. He is the son of Mr. Folbaum and his wife. Growing up, Rick’s parents gave their son the best upbringing and nourishment one could ask for. Besides this, the News anchor has not revealed any further data about his parents or siblings if he has any.
Rick Folbaum Wife
Folbaum is married to Kelcey (née Kintner). The pair has been together for more than 2 and half decades. In addition to that, In March 2020, Rick was diagnosed with and recovered from coronavirus.
Rick Folbaum Kids
He and his wife, Kelcey are proud parents of five children namely Dylan, Summer, Harlowe, Chase, and Cash.
Rick Folbaum Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
Folbaum is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts often. On his Twitter account, he has about 11.3K Followers around 6.7K followers on his Facebook page and about 1,208 Followers on his Instagram account.
Rick Folbaum CBS46
Folbaum works at CBS46 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Rebekka Schramm
- Harry Samler
- Emily Gagnon
- Fred Kalil
- Rodney Harris
- Fred Campagna
- Ella Dorsey
- Jennifer Valdez
- Allen Devlin
- Meghan Packer
- Gurvir Dhindsa
- Tracye Hutchins
- Karyn Greer
- Shon Gables