Dave Kinchen Biography
Dave Kinchen is a skilled American journalist currently working at FOX 29 as a general assignment reporter. He joined the News team in October 2011. Following a two-year stint in public administration, he rejoined the station in August 2021.
Dave Kinchen Age
How old is Kinchen? He is around 35 years old as of 2023. His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Dave Kinchen Education
Kinchen studied Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy along with journalism at Michigan State University.
Dave Kinchen Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Dave Kinchen Family
Kinchen 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.
Dave Kinchen Wife|Married
Kinchen 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.
Dave Kinchen Children
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Dave Kinchen Career
Before relocating to Philadelphia, he worked for nearly four years at the NBC affiliate in Flint, Michigan. He was the market’s leading political reporter while also covering general assignment stories and serving as one of the station’s weather forecasters. additionally, he co-anchored weekend newscasts as well. In this capacity, he interviews then-presidential candidate Barack Obama, former House Speaker Newt Gingrich, Ford Motor Company President Alan Mulally, and even plays guitar with legendary rocker Ted Nugent.
In 2009, Kinchen left the newsroom to work for the citizens of Philadelphia in the executive branch of city government, as Communications Manager for the Criminal Justice and Public Safety Cabinet, which included the Offices of Violence Prevention, Criminal Justice, and Department of Prisons. He served as a spokesman for Philadelphia Mayor Jim Kenney and wrote speeches and statements for him and the administration. Dave also prepared city council testimony and policy documents for senior administration officials and assisted in the development of the Office of Policy and Strategic Initiatives for Criminal Justice and Public Safety.
Dave Kinchen FOX 29
Previously, he worked as a reporter at WNEM-TV in Saginaw, MI, and WLNS-TV in Lansing, MI. He started his career as a production assistant and staff writer for WXYZ-TV in Detroit, between college semesters. Kinchen gained public policy experience working with the National League of Cities and the Michigan Municipal League before joining the journalism industry.
Kinchen studied Political Theory and Constitutional Democracy along with journalism at Michigan State University. A history buff, he came to Philadelphia with a rich fascination with the pivotal role the city played in the birth of the United States; from the Second Continental Congress which resulted in the Declaration of Independence to the Constitutional Convention of 1787.
During his leisure time, he is usually playing guitar, attempts to write music, or talks about classic rock and interviews members of classic 70s and 80s bands on the “Rock of Nations with Dave Kinchen” podcast co-hosted by FOX29 Photojournalist Shane McEachern.
Dave Kinchen Salary|Net Worth
Kinchen 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.
Dave Kinchen Social Media Platforms
He is very active on social media platforms and has over 6.4k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.