Rob Stafford Biography
Rob Stafford is an American Chicago television anchor and a former correspondent for NBC’s Dateline NBC newsmagazine.
Rob Stafford Age
Rob Stafford was born on 15 December 1958 in New Hampshire, New England United States.
Rob Stafford Height
Rob Stafford stands at a height of 6 ft 6 in (1.98 m), he has a weight of 268 lb (122 kg)
Rob Stafford Salary
Rob Stafford earns a salary of $ 23,000 annually
Rob Stafford Net worth
Rob Stafford earns his income from her businesses and Awards industry. She also earns her income from her work as a journalist. He has an estimated net worth of $2 million dollars.
Rob Stafford Family
Rob Stafford was born in New Hampshire, the United States to a very humble background. He was raised together with his two siblings Christopher Stafford and Susan Stafford.
Rob Stafford Education
Rob Stafford attended a high school in the United States. He afterward joined Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1981. He is a native of New Hampshire
Rob Stafford Wife
Rob Stafford got married to Lisa Stafford who is an actress, live in Hinsdale, Illinois. Stafford was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, amyloidosis in 2017. The couples were blessed with a daughter Addy Stafford. He lives with his family in Hinsdale, Illinois.
Rob Stafford Journalist
Rob Stafford began his career as a reporter and anchor for KBJR-TV in Duluth, Minnesota, and WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wisconsin. He then became a morning news anchor and an investigative reporter at WFTV-TV in Orlando, Florida. While at WFTV, Stafford founded the station’s investigative unit and launched a two-year investigation into hotel security in Orlando, which because of Disney World is a popular tourist destination. Stafford’s work exposed significant security breaches for tourists and ultimately resulted in a grand jury investigation.
In September 1992, Stafford joined WBBM-TV in Chicago as a general assignment reporter. During his four years at the station, he also worked as a fill-in anchor.
Stafford left WBBM in 1996 to join NBC’s Dateline NBC newsmagazine show, where he worked as a Chicago-based correspondent for the newsmagazine program for almost 11 years. He was fired from Dateline NBC in 2006 in a cost-cutting move.
On September 23, 2007, Stafford joined WMAQ-TV in Chicago as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter. “I wanted this job and asked for it,” Stafford told the Chicago Sun-Times after being hired by WMAQ. He moved to the main anchor position in July 2009 and currently anchors the station’s 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. newscasts.
In the same time, Rob Stafford launched a two-year investigation into hotel security in Orlando that because Disney World is a famous tourist destination. Stafford held many anchoring and reporting positions at WFRV-TV in Green Bay, Wis. Rob Stafford moved to WBBM-TV in Chicago as a general assignment reporter in September 1992. He also worked as a fill-in anchor for four years.
After leaving WBBM in 1996, Rob Stafford moved at WBBM-TV in Chicago as a general assignment reporter. There, he worked as a Chicago-based correspondent for the newsmagazine program for almost eleven years. Rob Stafford was fired from Dateline NBC in 2006 in a cost-cutting move. Stafford moved to WMAQ-TV in Chicago as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter on September 23, 2007. Rob told the Chicago Sun-Times after hired by WMAQ, “I wanted this job and asked for it.” In July 2009, he moved to the main anchor position and currently anchors the station’s 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 10 p.m. newscast.
Rob Stafford Awards
News & Documentary Emmy Award for Outstanding Coverage of a Breaking News Story in a News Magazine
Rob Stafford Sickness
Rob Stafford was diagnosed with a rare blood disorder, known as amyloidosis in 2017. His doctors diagnosed it early, and Stafford will undergo a bone marrow transplant and chemotherapy. He credits his wife, Lisa, for encouraging him to undergo further tests after a routine physical revealed slightly elevated protein levels.