Joe Donlon Biography
Joe Donlon is the co-anchor of the WGN Evening News at Five and Six, WGN News at Nine and WGN News at Ten. Joe is a veteran newscaster with more than 30 years of experience as a main anchor. Prior to WGN-TV, Donlon was the main anchor for KGW in Portland for over two decades.
He spent nine years as an anchor and reporter at KVOA-TV (NBC) in Tucson, Arizona and began his career in Corpus Christi, Texas at KZTV-TV (CBS).
Joe Donlon Age
Donlon was born in St. Louis, Missouri, in the year 1964 is currently 55 years old as of 2019.
Joe Donlon Height| Weight
The co anchor journalist of the WGN news Joe has an average height and weight. Information about his height and weight is unknown but will be updated soon.
Joe Donlon Education
He received his Bachelor of Arts in Broadcast Journalism from Marquette University in Milwaukee, WI, where he also played left wing for the Marquette hockey team.
Joe Donlon Wife
Donlon is married to Kathy information about the date which they got married is unknown. The couple are living a happy marriage life together.Joe and Kathy have been blessed with three children.
Joe Donlon Career
Before KGW, Donlon spend nine years as an anchor and reporter at KVOA-TV in Tucson and started his career at Corpus Christi, Texas. Joe is a veteran newscaster with more than 30 years of experience as a main anchor.Donlon was the main anchor for KGW in Portland for over two decades. He spent nine years as an anchor and reporter at KVOA-TV (NBC) in Tucson, Arizona and began his career in Corpus Christi, Texas at KZTV-TV (CBS).
At KGW, Donlon anchored with Tracy Barry for the 5 and 6 p.m. weeknight news, and also anchored KGW News at 10 on CW 32 and KGW News at 11, with Laural Porter.
Donlon’s newscasts have been honored with numerous Emmy and AP awards. Career highlights include reporting from Kuwait following the Gulf War in 1991, covering several national political stories over the past several decades, and anchoring coverage of a number of major sporting events, including the 2002 Olympics in Salt Lake City, and the Oregon Ducks football team in both the 2010 Rose Bowl and 2011 National Championship game in Phoenix, AZ.
Joe Donlon Salary
The heavy hitter news anchor Donlon who puts much dedication in his work earns a decent amount of salary which makes his net worth to be estimated around 100 k and above.
Joe Donlon Leaves KWG
Joe is leaving for Chicago, where he will be an anchor at WGN. Joe D, as he’s been fondly called in the newsroom, has been bringing the news to Portlanders, Oregonians and Washingtonians for 20 years.
“I can’t believe all the Portland history we have navigated together,” Joe said.
He relplaces Mark Supelsa, who left the station at the end of last year.
Joe is the perfect person for the position. He is a heavy hitter when it comes to news,” commented Jennifer Lyons, WGN-TV news director. “He is an incredible writer and I look forward to his stories as a working journalist in our news room. His knowledge, personality and quick wit will be an asset to WGN’s unique vision for storytelling in the Chicago news market.”
“Chicago is a market anyone in broadcast dreams of going to,” says Donlon. “The history and the legacy and the broadcasting hall of fame in that city is unrivaled. It’s a unique city in a lot of ways. It’s almost sort of a throwback to the glory days of local news. People there are engaged, they care, and they watch.”
Joe Donlon Replacement
Longtime KGW-TV news anchor Donlon will soon depart the Portland station to join the staff .They’re still looking for a replacement.