Dan Ashley is a skilled American journalist currently working at ABC7-KGO News as an anchor. For more than 35 years, has been privileged to report on such a wide range of issues and events; some joyful, some tragic, but all profoundly meaningful for him both professionally and personally.
Dan Ashley Age
How old is Ashley? He is 59 years old as of 2023. Ashley was born on August 29, 1963, in Chapel Hill, North Carolina, USA. He celebrates his birthday on the 29th of August every year.
Dan Ashley Education
He graduated from the University of North Carolina with degrees in English and Speech Communication.
Dan Ashley Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Dan Ashley Family
He was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dan Ashley Wife|Married
e likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dan Ashley Children
He is blessed with two children; Parker Ashley and Bennette Ashley, hence he has not disclosed information regarding his kids. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dan Ashley Career
In his thirty-five years on television, Ashley has reported on a wide range of issues and events that affect human lives. As a journalist, he has covered stories all over the Bay Area, the country, and the world. Ashley reported from Poland on the “March of the Living” with Bay Area Holocaust survivors. Before that, reported from Marine Corp basic training at Camp Pendleton in San Diego. Notably, his other assignments include reporting live from New Hampshire and South Carolina for the state primaries and from Iowa for the state’s caucus.
There are so many images burned into his memory from reporting in San Francisco’s Marina district in the days after the Loma Prieta earthquake to watching John Glenn blasted off on board the space shuttle at Cape Canaveral, to visiting the Auschwitz concentration camp in Poland with Bay Area Holocaust survivors, and on and on and on. Ashley has seen with his own eyes some of the most moving sights imaginable. He will definitely never forget the eager, sweet faces of the children of the slums of Lima, Peru; so friendly and kind to a stranger from America even though they lived with a level of poverty we really don’t understand in this country. He saw first-hand the overwhelming sense of elation and pride from the faithful in Mexico City as Pope John Paul visited for the first time. North Carolina with degrees in English and Speech Communication.
Dan Ashley ABC 7-KGO
Ashley joined ABC7 in 1995 as the weekday 5:00 p.m. news anchor and investigative reporter. He has been awarded many industry awards, including the prestigious DuPont Columbia Award as well as two Edward R. Murrow Awards for excellence in journalism as well as numerous Emmy Awards for Best Newscast and Individual Reporting.
His distinguished work is also recognized by many other industry organizations. They include Associated Press, United Press International, and the Press Club of Atlantic City. In addition, he received awards from the New Jersey and Atlanta chapters of the Society of Professional Journalists and the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.
Ashley began his television career at WTVD, the ABC-owned television station in Durham, North Carolina. Later, he worked for WCBD-TV, the ABC affiliate in Charleston, South Carolina where he was the 6:00 and 11:00 p.m. anchor and lead investigative reporter.
Dan Ashley Achievements
Ashley is an active member of the community and serves on the boards of directors of many worthy organizations. They include The Commonwealth Club, The Bay Area Red Cross, The Oakland Symphony, CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates), The Contra Costa County Crisis Center, The First Tee, and is president of the BAM Music Foundation. Moreover, he hosts the annual “Dan Ashley’s Friends of Camp Concord Golf Tournament” which raises money to send under-served youngsters to summer camp. His charity golf tournament has sent more than 10,000 kids to camp to date, all expenses paid.
Ashley also created the non-profit “Rock the CASA Foundation” to raise money through an annual concert to benefit the CASA organization among other charities. Over the years, his charity concert has featured major headliners. They include Eddie Money, REO Speedwagon, Cheap Trick, Melissa Etheridge, Patti LaBelle, and Rick Springfield. He graduated from the University of North Carolina with degrees in English and Speech Communication.
Dan Ashley 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 earns from his broadcasting career.