Jose Grinan Biography
José Griñan is a skilled American journalist currently working at FOX 26 as an anchor. He joined KRIV-TV in August of 1993 and has been an integral part of Morning News since its inception, and is now the senior morning news anchor.
Jose Grinan Age|Birthday
How old is Grinan? Grinan is 70 years old as of 2023. He was born on July 24, 1952, in Tampa, Florida, United States of America. He celebrates his birthday on July 24th every year.
Jose Grinan Education
He attended and graduated from Texas Southern University.
Jose Grinan Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Jose Grinan Family|Parents|Siblings
Grinan was raised in Tampa, FL. His father was a native Cuban, and his mother was a first-generation Cuban American. He speaks Spanish fluently and takes a great deal of pride in his dual heritage. Grinan is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists since 1978.
Jose Grinan Wife|Married
Grinan is happily married, hence he has not disclosed information regarding his wife. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Jose Grinan Children
Grinan and his wife are blessed with two adult daughters, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children or not. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Jose Grinan Career
Apart from his anchoring duties. he has produced a variety of special series reports, and hosts “The Black Voice.” He also hosted “Hola Houston” for several years. Both are weekly public affairs programs. Moreover, he is very active in the community. Additionally, he is a volunteer for the National Kidney Foundation, The Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, Special Olympics, and the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, to name a few.
Grinan is also a board member of several community-based organizations that include the Dive Pirate Foundation, the Houston READ Commission, and Keep Houston Beautiful/Clean City America. He is passionate about motivating students throughout school districts in our area, giving words of encouragement, motivation, and information about the various aspects and career opportunities available to them.
He got interested in broadcasting during filming and helping to produce documentaries for the U.S. Army. Since being discharged from the Army, his career has taken him to several major cities throughout the U.S. Prior to joining the Fox 26 News department in 1993, he worked in New York, Tampa, Miami, Los Angeles, and Dallas.
Jose Grinan FOX 26
As a result of his career choice, they allowed him to be an eyewitness to both triumph and tragedy. He covered the massacre at Luby’s cafeteria in Killeen, TX. Gran saw civil disturbances firsthand in Miami, Los Angeles, and New York, as well as the tragic sewer explosion in Guadalajara, Mexico. He has tracked hurricanes in the Caribbean and on the US mainland and was one of the first reporters on the scene of the Branch Davidian siege in Waco, TX. As many of these real-life dramas unfolded he was bringing live reports to his television viewers.
Grinan was raised in Tampa, FL. His father was a native Cuban, and his mother, was a first-generation Cuban American. He speaks Spanish fluently and takes a great deal of pride in his dual heritage. He is an active member of the National Association of Black Journalists since 1978. Grinan also maintains membership in the National Association of Hispanic Journalists and the Southwest Alternate Media Project. In addition, José is one of FOX 26’s most requested personalities to serve as “master of ceremony.”
He is a proud father of two adult girls. During his free time, he enjoys all sports and outdoor activities. Before joining KRIV, he anchored and reported at KDFW-TV in Dallas for 2 years. But his Texas roots go back further. He started his broadcasting career in 1975 as a reporter and weekend anchor for KTSM AM-FM-TV in El Paso, TX.
Jose Grinan Salary
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000.
Jose Grinan Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Jose Grinan Social Media Platforms
Grinan is very active on social media platforms and has over 14.4k followers on Twitter, 5.4k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.