Courtney Friel Bio | Wiki
Courtney Friel is an American journalist currently working as an anchor and reporter for KTLA 5 in Los Angeles, California. She joined the TV Station in 2013 and is also the host of a video podcast known as “Keepin’ It Friel: Conversations on Recovery”.
Previously, Courtney worked for Fox News Channel, in New York where she spent six years serving as a correspondent, headline anchor, and also a fill-in host for “Fox & Friends.” Prior to that, she served as an anchor and reporter for the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs and also for BC station in Jackson, Tennessee.
Courtney Friel Age
She was born on April 22, 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, in the United States. Courtney is 43 years old.
Courtney Friel Height
She is a woman of above-average stature. Courtney stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (Approx 1.7 m).
Courtney Friel Family
She was born to her parents Bernard Friel and Lois Friel in 1980 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. However, Courtney has not shared more information with the public concerning her parents and siblings.
Courtney Friel Husband
She tied the knot with her first husband Carter Evans who is a journalist working for CBS News as a Los Angeles-based correspondent in May 2005. The pair first met at KNSD-TV in San Diego and began dating for some time before they got hitched. Courtney and Carter share two children, one son named Evans who was born in 2011, and one daughter named Cameron Kaiulani Evans who was born in 2012.
Courtney and Carter later divorced in the year 2016 due to unknown reasons but still maintain a friendly relationship. In October 2020, she got married to her second husband Jim Hecht.
Courtney Friel Wedding
She was first married to Carter Evans her now ex-husband in May 2005. Courtney shares two beautiful babies with Carter. The duo later divorced in 2016 due to unknown reasons. On October 10, 2020, she exchanged wedding vows with her second husband and the love of her life Jim Hecht at an Italian wedding that was attended by close friends and a few family members.
Courtney Friel Education
She completed her high school education at Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pennsylvania. While there, Courtney often made television morning announcements and was also active in the school’s media production class. She was then selected to appear in Channel One News a student-produced week after submitting a short video. Courtney later enrolled at San Diago State University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Political Science.
Courtney Friel Book
Besides her journalism career, Courtney is also an author of an autobiography book titled Tonight At 10:Kicking Booze and Breaking News. In this book, she gives her life story on her years-long struggle with alcohol addiction, eventually leading up to conquering her addiction with 10 years of sobriety and counting.
Courtney Friel KTLA
She currently serves as an anchor and reporter for KLTA 5 in Los Angeles, California. Courtney joined the station in the year 2013 and currently hosts a video podcast called “Keepin’ It Friel: Conversations on Recovery”. Before joining KTLA 5, she worked as a correspondent, fill-in host for “Fox & Friends” and headline anchor at Fox News Channel in New York. Previously, Courtney worked for the CBS affiliate in Palm Springs and ABC station in Jackson, Tennessee as an anchor and reporter.
In addition, she has hosted various podcasts including “The Saturday Night Solution” on Court TV and “The World Poker Tour” on the Travel Channel. Additionally, Courtney has also reported for numerous shows such as “E! News”, “America’s Most Wanted”, “Extra” as well as Oxygen’s “Trackers”. She began her career journey in the media industry at Channel One News as a student reporter. Besides that, Courtney also worked for KTTV-TV as an entertainment reporter.
Some of Courtney’s colleagues at KTLA include:
Kimberly Cheng – General Assignment reporter
Micah Ohlman – Co-Anchor
Rick Chamber – Co-Anchor
Lauren Lyster – Reporter
Ginger Chan – Reporter
Kaj Goldberg – Meteorologist
Doug Kolk – Entertainment Reporter
Courtney Friel Salary
She makes quite an impressive amount from working at KTLA 5 as an anchor and reporter. Courtney’s average salary is $95,875 annually.
Courtney Friel Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for quite some time, Courtney has been able to secure a decent fortune. Courtney’s estimated net worth is $2 million.
Is Courtney Friel Married
She exchanged wedding vows with her beloved husband Jim Hecht on October 10, 2020, at an Italian wedding. The ceremony was attended by close friends and a few family members.
Where Is Courtney Friel Now
She has been working at KTLA 5 in Los Angeles, California as an anchor and reporter since joining in 2013. Before that, Courtney worked for Fox News Channel, in New York as a correspondent, headline anchor, and also a fill-in host for “Fox & Friends” for six years.
How Much Does Courtney Friel Make
She is quite a hardworking and committed woman when it comes to her profession. Courtney receives a fulfilling salary of $95,875 annually.