Walt Buteau Bio, Age, Height, WFLA News, Net Worth, Salary, Parents, and Wife

Walt Buteau Bio, Wiki

Walt Buteau is an American Anchor/ Reporter working for WFLA News  serving the station as an investigative reporter. He has been working with this station since January 2021. 

Walt Buteau Age

Buteau 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.

Walt Buteau Height

Buteau stands at the height of 5 feet  9 inches tall.

Walt Buteau Education

Buteau joined San Diego State University in 1980 where he attained his Bachelor of Arts degree in Journalism with a minor in English.

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Walt Buteau Career

Buteau works at WFLA News based in Florida where the serves as an investigative reporter. Since joining WFLA News, he has enclosed several stories including new developments in the Piney Point environmental disaster. Additionally, he also unmasked the fraudulent government loans taken out in the names of Bay Area residents without their consent. In addition to that, Walt also unmasked an ignored school bullying law that was obeyed after his report. Over the years, he has received two Emmy Awards, several Associated Press awards, and a Murrow Award.

Moreover, Buteau has also covered many breaking news events from tornados in the Midwest and South to Nor’easters and hurricanes in New England. He was in Manhattan only hours after 9-11 and reported live from the city during the following week. Two years later, he was one of the first reporters on the scene of The Station nightclub fire that claimed 100 lives.  Prior to joining WFLA News, Walt worked at WPRI based in Rhode Island where he served as an investigative reporter from March 1995 to December 2020.

He had previously spent about 6 years and 10 months working at KTAL based in Texas. Where he served as the morning anchor and reporter from August 1988 till his departure in March 1995. Moreover, from September 1985 to August 1988, he worked at WSIL based in Illinois where he served as a reporter. Aside from that, Walt had previously spent about 3 years working and interning at KNSD from 1982 to 1985.

Walt Buteau’s Net Worth

In Buteau’s career as an investigative reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth ranging between $1 Million and $3 Million.

Walt Buteau Salary

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

Walt Buteau’s Parents and Siblings

Buteau was born and raised in the United States, he keeps information regarding his parents and whether he has any siblings away from the limelight. An update of his family information will be done when available.

Walt Buteau Wife/ Spouse

Buteau manages to keep information regarding whether or not he is in marriage private. An update of his marital status will be done when available.

Walt Buteau Kids

Buteau manages to keep information regarding whether he has children away from the public. However, an update regarding his children will be done once available.

Walt Buteau WFLA News

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

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

Walt Buteau Twitter, Facebook

He is vocal on his social media accounts where he posts frequently. On his Twitter account, he has about 8k followers, and around 1k followers on his  Facebook page.