Sukanya Krishnan Biography
Sukanya Krishnan is an American news anchor who was born on August 2, 1971, Madras, India. Her name is written as; in Tamil: சுகன்யா கிருஷ்ணன் . Alongside Jennifer Lahmers, she is the morning news anchor on Good Day Wake Up, the early addition before Good Day New York on Fox 5 NY WNYW in New York City. Krishnan previously paired with Scott Stanford anchoring for the PIX Morning News on WPIX in New York City.
On August 8, 2001, she joined WPIX for the first time but left to become one of the four hosts of the syndicated TV show Home Delivery in late 2003. In 2005, Krishnan returned to the WB11 Morning News anchor chair which was later renamed CW11 Morning News and presently called PIX Morning News.
For her representation of South Asians in the media, Krishnan has won numerous community service awards, and many others from Indian American organizations. She won her first Emmy for On-Camera Achievement (News Anchor/Host) in 2006 from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences (NATAS). Krishnan also became the first Indian American woman to work at a local network affiliate in the New York market.
Sukanya Krishnan Parents | Family
Krishnan was raised by her Indian parents (who are physicians) alongside her siblings on Staten Island even though she was born in Chennai, India. She went to New Dorp High School and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College.
Sukanya Krishnan Husband Children | Eric Schroeder
Krishnan announced her marriage to Eric Schroeder, on the CW11 Morning News on September 17, 2007. Her husband, Eric Schroeder works with Fire Department of New York (FDNYT) and was promoted to Captain on May 30, 2013. Two years later on July 22, 2009, she gave birth to a son, Kiran and returned to the Morning News on October 12, 2009. Krishnan’s second child, a daughter, Shyla Alexy, was born on May 31, 2013. The family lives on Staten Island.
Sukanya Krishnan Age
Krishnan was born on August 2, 1971, Madras, India and brought up on Staten Island in the U.S.. Among her classmates at New Dorp High School, was Wu-Tang Clan member, rapper Method Man. Sukanya Krishnan is 48 years old as of 2019.
Sukanya Krishnan Fox 5 | New Job
Longtime WPIX anchor Sukanya Krishnan joined Channel 5 at Fox News in mid 2017. Sukanya made her debut on Fox5 at 4:30 am on August 21 alongside anchor Jennifer Lahmers. The pair replaced Teresa Priolo and Antwan Lewis. The move was announced via the official Twitter account for Fox News 5 that the veteran anchor would join Jennifer Lahmers on the channel from their New York station WNYW.
Sukanya Krishnan Leaving
Krishnan announced her final weeks as one of the station’s co-anchors on May 3, 2017, at the end of the PIX11 6-9 Morning News. She had her last day on-air on Thursday, May 18, 2017.
Sukanya Krishnan Awards
Krishnan has won six Emmy Awards and has also won the Project Impact (formerly Indian American Political Awareness Committee)’s “Creating A Voice” Award, and a Distinguished Broadcast Journalist commendation from the Office of the Comptroller of the City of New York, for her work covering the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Her community volunteering includes being a celebrity judge for the 2005 Iron Skillet Cookoff. In March 2004, Krishnan played a reporter covering the mob on the Two Tonys episode of HBO’s The Sopranos.
In July 2006, she was honored at the FeTNA (Federation of Tamil Sangams of North America) annual convention held in New York City. On October 9, 2007, Krishnan was named one of the 2007 Power Women by New York Moves Magazine, at an awards ceremony hosted by Academy Award-winning actress Mira Sorvino and MC’d by comedian Judy Gold.
What Is Sukanya Krishnan Doing Now
Sukanya Krishnan is an Indian American news anchor presently working for Fox 5. Krishnan began working at Fox News on August 20, 2017 and currently works alongside Jennifer Lahmers in the 4:30 am to 7:00 am slot.
Is Sukanya Krishnan Black
Born in Chennai, India, Krishnan was raised by her Indian parents on Staten Island. She went to New Dorp High School and later graduated with a bachelor’s degree from Dickinson College. Krishnan holds the American nationality and is of the Asian-American or Madrasi ethnicity.
Sukanya Krishnan Salary | Net Worth
Krishnan’s exact information about her salary and properties is still under review. However, as of 2019, she has an estimated net worth of $3 million dollars.
Sukanya Krishnan Activist
Krishnan has won six Emmy Awards. She has also won the Project Impact (formerly Indian American Political Awareness Committee)’s Creating A Voice Award, and a Distinguished Broadcast Journalist commendation from the Office of the Comptroller of the City of New York, for her work covering the immediate aftermath of the September 11 attacks. Her community volunteering includes being a celebrity judge for the 2005 Iron Skillet Cookoff. In March 2004, Krishnan played a reporter covering the mob on the Two Tonys episode of HBO’s The Sopranos.
Sukanya Krishnan And Kori Chambers
Previously, Sukanya worked as an anchor at WPIX channel 11. She hosted the morning news alongside fellow co-host Kori Chambers. On May 3, 2017, Krishnan revealed on air that her time at WPIX was coming to an end after 17 long years. She left the channel at the end of the month.