John Knicely WOWT, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Education, Salary, And Net Worth

John Knicely  Bio | Wiki

John Knicely is an American reporter, on-air news anchor, and also correspondent. He currently serves as an anchor at WOWT ( ANB affiliate) based in Omaha. John has been serving as a reporter for many decades. His career has won him a Journalism Alumni Award of his  Excellence and also “Face on the Barroom Floor”  presented by the Omaha Press Club. Additionally, apart from being a journalist, John has worked as a teacher at one point in his life.

John has not given up on his career even with his escalating age, his skills and experience in the journalism field have been increasing alongside his charisma. Serving as a reporter for more than thirty years has brought him nothing but happiness and he takes pride in his achievements as a journalist. John has been a favorite in the community via his “John at Work” as well as “Knicely Done” news features.

John Knicely Age

He was born on December 7, 1951, in Sidney, Nebraska, United States. John is 70 years old.

John Knicely Height

He is a man of average stature. John stands at the height of 5 ft 7 in ( Approx 1.7m). 

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John Knicely Family

He was born to his father and mother in Sidney, Nebraska, United States. John was raised along with his brother called Jim and is so grateful to be able to share the companionship of their parents. He celebrated his mother’s birthday on 9 December 2013 but has not shared much information about his parents.

John Knicely Wife

He is a married man. John and his wife Sue Kincely exchanged their wedding ring on 6th September 1977. The couple is blessed with five children including a set of twins. The family also consists of six grandchildren. He and his wife Sue are parents to a 39-year-old Kristen, 37-year-old John Ryan, 33-year-old Mitchel, and 29-year-old twins Spencer and Grant. One of his sons, John Ryan has surely followed his father’s footsteps as he is also a TV journalist.

John Knicely Daughter

Kristen is the firstborn child of John and Sue. She was born in 1982.

John Knicely Education

He holds a  degree in Journalism as well as Mass Communications from the University of Nebraska.

John Knicely WOWT | Omaha

He worked as Sportscaster at WOWT from 1974. He served the station for seven years prior to moving onto a new job at KTVI, the ABC affiliate, in 1981. After working for three years at KTVI in St. Louis, John went back to Omaha and joined KETV in May 1984. He wanted to have more time with his family. After working on several broadcast channels, John realized what he wanted in 1992.

In May 1992, he rejoined WOWT Channel 6, at the height of his career, this time as the station’s anchor of the 5, 6, and also 10 p.m. newscasts. Since then, John has been a favorite in the community via his “John at Work” as well as “Knicely Done” news features. Over the years, John has given his viewers a special and unique behind-the-scenes perspective via his reporter-involved segments.

The segment has included: working construction on the First National Tower, sky diving as well as  West Dodge Expressway. He once served as a middle school principal. John has received many awards, such as the Journalism Alumni Award of Excellence from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln. He also dedicates his free time to being involved in the community as well as emcees different charity events throughout the year.

John’s other colleagues at NBC include;

Marion Brooks-reporter

Lexi Sutter-reporter

Audrey Hasson-anchor

Hattie Hawks-anchor

Jennifer Bullock-anchor

Liz Mcgiffin-meteorologist

Bob Nunnally-meteorologist

Andrea Henderson-anchor

Brad Johansen-Anchor

John Knicely Salary

He earns his income mainly by working as an anchor at WOWT based in Omaha. John’s average salary is $74,611 per year.

John Knicely Net Worth

he has been in journalism for more than three decades. John’s estimated net worth is $1.1 million.

How Old Is John Knicely

John is a 70-year-old American journalist who was born on December 7, 1951, in Sidney, Nebraska, United States.

Is John Knicely On Vacation

He is currently not on vacation but busy collecting news for WOWT-TV’s 5, 6, and  10 p.m. newscasts.

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