Greg Groogan Biography
Greg Groogan is a skilled American and award-winning journalist currently working at FOX 26 as a special projects reporter and the Host of What’s Your Point . Groogan attended and graduated from the University of Texas Plan II honors program (He’s got the diploma to prove it).
Greg Groogan Age
How old is Groogan? He is around 60 years old as of 2023. His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.
Greg Groogan Education
Groogan attended and graduated from the University of Texas Plan II honors program (He’s got the diploma to prove it).
Greg Groogan Height|Weight
Groogan stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Greg Groogan 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.
Greg Groogan Wife
He is happily married to former FOX 26 reporter Michelle Casas, he spends much of his time away from the newsroom with son Garrett and daughter Hannah
Greg Groogan Children
Groogan and his wife are blessed with two children, a son named Garrett and a daughter Hannah, hence he has not disclosed information regarding his children.
Greg Groogan Career
Groogan has been honored with more than 200 journalism awards, including 28 Lone Star Emmys. He was born and raised in texas. In 2010, 2013, and again in 2017, the Houston Press Club honored him as Television Journalist of the Year.
In addition, The National Education Writers Association in 2010 awarded him its first prize for beat reporting. A seven-time regional winner of the Edward R. Murrow award, he is also a two-time recipient of the Casey Medal for Meritorious Journalism for his stories on children with special needs and a three-time recipient of the Barbara Jordan Award for excellence in coverage of Texans challenged with disabilities.
The American Legion honored Greg and his colleagues at Fox 26 with the Fourth Estate Award, the organization’s highest national honor for journalism in 2008. He was born in Austin, he bust into the TV business in the Texas border town of Laredo upon graduating from the University of Texas Plan II honors program (He’s got the diploma to prove it).
He moved to the cactus and mesquite of South Texas for the frostier climate of America’s 49th state in 1989. During his tenure at Anchorage stations KIMO and KTUU, he spent the better part of a year covering the Exxon Valdez oil spill – at the time, the nation’s biggest-ever environmental disaster. In 1990, He later, returned to Texas to cover state politics as capital bureau chief and later, investigative reporter for Austin’s ABC station KVUE 1990 and again headed north, this time to Cleveland for a three-year stint at NBC affiliate WKYC. In 2000, Greg returned to Texas and his family in 1997.
Greg Groogan Awards and Achievements
He detailed the collapse of Enron and the energy trading sector as a Houston Business Journal FOX 26 broadcaster reporter. Additionally, to his Emmys, Groogan has won 38 Associated Press Awards as well as honors from the Houston Press Club, the Dallas Press Club, the Cleveland Press Club, the Alaska Press Club, the Ohio Society of Professional Journalists, the Ft. Worth Society of Professional Journalists, the National Association of Black Journalists, the Texas Bar Association, the Texas Medical Association, the Texas Cancer Society, the Texas State Teachers Association, the Harris County Medical Society and the Austin Chronicle.
He is also the beneficiary of a national Best of Gannett for news writing. He is happily married to former FOX 26 reporter Michelle Casas, he spends much of his time away from the newsroom with his son Garrett and daughter Hannah
Greg Groogan Salary
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000.
Greg Groogan Net Worth
Groogan has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Greg Groogan Social media Platforms
Groogan is very active on social media platforms and has over 7k followers on Twitter, 460 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.