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Kathleen Bade Biography, Age, Husband, Career and Net Worth

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Kathleen Bade Biography

Kathleen bade is an American news anchor. She is best known for anchoring at the primetime for Fox 5 News at 6 & 10 since the station’s launch in 2008. She’s been a force in the San Diego news market for 13 years, anchoring number one newscasts. Bade has covered major news stories and events from the opening of Petco Park to spearheading election coverage. Additionally, she hosted news specials on high profile court cases.

Kathleen Bade Age

She keeps her age under the covers, but her bio suggests that she was born on 13 February. For education, she graduated from Walter Cronkite School of Telecommunications and Journalism.

Kathleen Bade Early Life

She grew up on her Dad’s construction sites. Her dad built commercial, as well as, residential properties. Due to this, she always loved designing and decorating since she was a child. Throughout her childhood, she used to dance Ballet.

Kathleen began her broadcast career at Arizona State University. Here she graduated with honors from the prestigious Walter Cronkite School of Telecommunications and Journalism. She was the first student in college history to earn the coveted William Randolph Hearst Award in San Francisco.

Kathleen Bade Body Measurement

Kathleen Bade stands with the model height and appropriate weight. Her striking good-looks and impressive personality can easily transform any depressing news into an exciting one.

As beauty is considered as one of the important requirements to excel in the broadcasting career. Kathleen is gloriously bestowed with that particular thing, becoming one of the gorgeous news anchors. If not television, she would have surely taken off her career in modeling.

Kathleen Bade Husband

Kathleen Bade is a happily married woman and is a proud mother. She was married to a handsome man on 31 December 1994. Recently celebrated her 24th wedding anniversary along with her husband at Hotel del Coronado located at Coronado Island.

The couple has a grown-up son and a daughter who attends college. She currently lives in Pasadena, California along with her husband and kids.

Kathleen Bade Career

Kathleen has been the primetime anchor for Fox 5 News at 6 & 10 since the station’s launch in 2008. She has been working She’s been a force in the San Diego news market for 13 years. Kathleen has been anchoring as number one newscasts. Additionally, she has covered major news stories and events from the opening of Petco Park to spearheading election coverage. She has hosted news specials on high profile court cases. She’s earned multiple Emmys for her work in journalism and recognition for her work as a child advocate.

As a mother of two, Kathleen also chronicles her attempt to balance work and family in her “Anchormom” blog and reports. She has often spoken on the wide variety of issues facing families today. She is a sought-after public speaker and enjoys motivating and mentoring young people.

Kathleen garnered a one on one interview with Walter Cronkite himself for her achievements in academics. Due to this, she considers it one of the highlights of her career. She loves to regale the story when Walter told her about a conversation he had with broadcast titan, Ted Turner. Walter said: “I told Ted CNN would never work.” He chuckled over his obvious misstep, but also warned of the dangers of 24-hour news. “They’ll have to manufacture news and that’s not the same as reporting it”. In 2004 Kathleen returned to the Sun Devil campus where she was inducted into the ASU Broadcasting Hall of Fame.

Kathleen Bade KYMA

After ASU Kathleen got her first on-air job in Yuma, Arizona at KYMA where she began as the evening weathercaster and fill-in anchor. Always the science buff, Kathleen went on to earn her Broadcast Meteorology degree and certification from Mississippi State University.

She returned to her hometown of Phoenix where she worked for the NBA’s Phoenix Suns in community relations. While there, she worked alongside such basketball greats as Hall of Famer Connie Hawkins and the incomparable Charles Barkley. (The man her 130-pound Bernese mountain dog “Barkley” is honorably named after.)

It wasn’t long before CBS in Phoenix caught wind of Kathleen and she returned to the anchor desk as a morning weather anchor. She quickly climbed up the ladder and was the weekend anchor within two years. Soon after a market-wide station shuffle, Kathleen found herself working for Fox. She also found herself launching a brand new morning newscast called “Fox 10 Arizona Morning” as co-host. Her impact was immediate, turning the show into a top contender in the market in just three years.

Following the birth of her son, KFMB Channel 8 brought Kathleen to San Diego. She was thrilled to escape the heat and work for CBS for seven years. During that time, she helped place a record number of children into loving homes through her work with San Diego County Adoptions. Due to her accomplishments, Kathleen was singled out for various special recognition.

2008- Now

After a brief hiatus off the air, Kathleen returned to the San Diego airwaves in 2008 with the launch of Fox 5 San Diego. Now, the top rated 10 p.m. newscasts in the market.  Kathleen calls her time at Fox 5 the most satisfying of her career. Kathleen is also a seasoned veteran of the red carpet and annually heads to Hollywood for live coverage of “American Idol”. She worked with other Fox favorites including “So You Think You Can Dance”.

When not at work, you’ll find Kathleen on the sidelines of San Diego State Aztec football and basketball games, cheering on the Chargers and rooting for her own kids in little league sports.

Kathleen Bade Net Worth

Her net worth and salary still on the way to be disclosed. She has unarguably amassed a hefty amount of money through her long-running career in journalism.

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