Alan Krashesky Biogarpgy|Profile
Alan Krashesky is an accomplished American journalist currently working at ABC 7 as an anchor and reporter. Catch him at 5 pm, 6 pm & 10 pm News for ABC 7 News Chicago.
Alan Krashesky Age
How old is Krashesky? He is 62 years old as of 2023. Krashesky was born on October 19, 1960, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on October 19 every year.
Alan Krashesky Education
Krashesky enrolled at the Milton Hershey School, a residential school for children with social and financial needs. In 2005 Krashesky was named Milton Hershey Alumni of the year. He went to Ithaca College in Ithaca, New York. He graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communications Management in 1981.
Alan Krashesky Height|Weight
Krashesky stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Alan Krashesky Family
He was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. His father was killed in a robbery when Alan was four months old.
Alan Krashesky Wife|Married
Krashesky is happily married to Colleen Merritt Krashesky, hence he has not disclosed information regarding his wife.
Alan Krashesky Children
Krashesky and Colleen are blessed with 3 children. Their son, Kian, was born in South Korea and goes to Columbia College Chicago. Their youngest daughter, Kiera, was born in China and goes to the University of Michigan. The eldest daughter, Kaylin, graduated from the Missouri School of Journalism. From 2009-2010, Kaylin was a video journalist and associate producer for WMBF News in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, and worked as a Morning News Anchor and Reporter for KDRV-TV in Medford, Oregon from 2010-2012.
Alan Krashesky ABC 7
For more than 30 years, Krashesky has reported and shared major news stories with Chicago viewers. The veteran news anchor and reporter co-anchors three of ABC 7’s top-rated weekday newscasts: The 5 PM newscasts and the 6 PM newscasts, positions he has held since March 1998. He also became co-anchor of the station’s top-rated 10 PM newscast alongside Cheryl Burton in May of 2016.
Krashesky is popularly known and respected for both his news anchoring and news reporting. He previously co-anchored ABC 7’s 4 PM weekday newscasts (2005-2016), the 5 PM weekday newscasts (1994-98), and its morning newscasts (1989-94). In addition, he was the first anchor of ABC 7’s weekday morning news program. Every newscast he has anchored has consistently been rated No. 1 in the Chicago market. He joined ABC 7 as a general assignment reporter in 1982.
Alan Krashesky Career
Krashesky has earned high praise for reporting in Chicago and abroad. He is considered one of the top reporters in the market to cover major domestic and international stories and has been lauded in particular, for his coverage of the Roman Catholic Church.
He reported the death of Pope John Paul II and the election of Pope Benedict XVI in 2005, as well as the beatification of Pope John Paul II in 2011. Chicagoans will recall his in-depth coverage of the election of Pope Francis as well as the historic resignation of Pope Benedict XVI.
Krashesky’s local reporting has earned a number of Chicago Midwest Emmy Awards. During the beginning of his career, he served as a news reporter and weathercaster for KTBC-TV in Austin, TX (1982). Before joining KTBC, he served as a news reporter, weathercaster, and weekend sports anchor at WBNG-TV in Binghamton, NY (1981). Krashesky got his first broadcasting experience while at college when he was a news anchor on WICB-FM radio in Ithaca, N.Y (1979-81).
Alan Krashesky Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.