Rick Sallinger Bio, Age, Height, CBS4, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Rick Sallinger Bio, Wiki

Rick Sallinger is an American Reporter working for CBS4 News in Denver, Colorado serving the station as a News Reporter. He has been working with this station since 1993. 

Rick Sallinger Age

Sallinger is 53 years old as of 2022. He was born in the year 1969 in Chicago, United States. He manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. An update of his dates of birth will be done once he has made the information public.

Rick Sallinger Height

Sallinger stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.

Rick Sallinger Career

Sallinger works for CBS4 as a News Reporter. During that time he reported virtually every major story in Colorado including the murder of JonBenet Ramsey, the Kobe Bryant case, the Columbine High School shootings, the Oklahoma City bombing trials, the Aurora Theater massacre catastrophic wildfires, and many more.

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His stories have appeared multiple times on CBS This Morning, The CBS Early Show, CBS Sunday Morning on the CBS Evening News, and BS Weekend News. His investigative reporting has obtained multiple commendations, for example, the George Foster Peabody Award, considered one of broadcasting’s highest honors.

He earned his master’s and bachelor’s degrees at the University of Illinois. Sallinger was inducted into the University of Illinois Illini Media Hall of Fame in 2022. The Denver Post wrote that Sallinger’s ambition was to one day return when he left Denver in 1986. He has earned that and is proud to call Colorado his home.

His career has included radio reporting in Chicago and Cleveland. In Indianapolis (WRTV), Denver (KUSA/KCNC), Chicago (WMAQ), and London (CNN) he has been a television news reporter. He signed on to become a reporter for CNN’s London bureau in 1990.

The very next day, Iraq invaded Kuwait, and within the next three decades, he made five trips to Jordan, five trips to Iraq, and one to Kuwait, and spent two and a half months, like the entire first Gulf War, in Saudi Arabia. While in CNN, he reported the war in Yugoslavia, the reunification, and other major events in NN, he covered the reunification of Germany, the war in Yugoslavia, and other major events in Somalia, Moscow, Denmark, Geneva, Spain, Northern Ireland, and Paris.

Mountains, job, and weather keep him in Colorado and says Chicago Cubs is his favorite sports team. His favorite musicians are The Beatles and Collecting and delivering shoes for Cambodians in refugee camps is his favorite story. The biggest risk he’s ever taken is War correspondent (in 3 wars)

Rick Sallinger CBS 4

Salinger works at CBS 4 where he works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Michael Abeyta
  2. Dave Aguilera
  3. Ashton Altieri
  4. Marissa Armas
  5. Romi Bean
  6. Jim Benemann
  7. Lauren Whitney
  8. Mekialaya White
  9. Kelly Werthmann
  10. Jeff Todd
  11. Olivia Young

Rick Sallinger Net Worth

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

Rick Sallinger Salary

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

Rick Sallinger Parents and Siblings

Born and raised in the United States, Sallinger has a brother but manages to keep information regarding his parents and sibling away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Rick Sallinger Spouse

Sallinger is married to his lovely wife, Isabel, who was working as a reporter and is from Spain. The couple settled down in Denver and are proud parents to their two boys. He manages to keep information regarding his marriage private. An update of his marital status will be done when available.

Rick Sallinger Kids

Sallinger and Isabel are proud parents of their son, Marc who is a reporter for KUSA Denver, and Eric who is a student at the University of Colorado School of Medicine. He manages to keep information regarding his children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Rick Sallinger Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 4,049 followers.