Karen Jordan Bio | Wiki
Karen Jordan is an American journalist working at ABC Eyewitness News as a co-anchor. She co-anchors the ABC 7 Weekend News alongside Ravi Baichwal.
Prior to joining ABC 7, Jordan worked at WPHL-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, for three years as an anchor and general assignment reporter. Apart from anchoring the station’s weekend newscast, she also served as the primary fill-in for WPHL’s weekday anchor. Apart from that, she also covered local stories and breaking news.
Karen Jordan Age
She was born on October 17, 1972, in Nashville, Tennessee, in the United States and raised in Evanston, Illinois. Jordan is 48 years old.
Karen Jordan Father| Mother
She is the daughter of Sharon and Robert Howard Jordan mostly known as “Bob Jordan”. Bob is a retired American journalist, former weekend anchor of the WGN News at Nine which airs on WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois as well as an author.
He was born on August 31, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Bob is 78 years old and has written various books such as Murder in the News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime.
He received his Ph.D. in May 1999 from Loyola University Chicago in Philosophy of Education with a minor in Ethics. In 1994, he graduated from Northeastern Illinois University with a Master of Arts degree. In addition, Bob graduated from Roosevelt University in Chicago with a bachelor’s degree in General Studies.
Karen Jordan Husband
She is married to her beloved husband Christian Farr who is a broadcast journalist and anchor at NBC 5 News Channel. The couple met years back and after dating for some time, they got engaged on June 21, 2001. Not so long after their engagement, the couple tied the knot on August 12, 2001.
On August 11, 2012, Jordan and her husband Farr welcomed their firstborn daughter named Vivian Jordan and later welcomed their secondborn John Robert Farr on February 28, 2019.
Karen Jordan Education
In 1994, Jordan graduated from Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia with a Bachelor of Arts degree in English. Jordan also attended Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism where she graduated in 1995 with a Master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Karen Jordan Abc
She joined ABC 7 in July 2003 working as a co-anchor. Jordan co-anchors the ABC 7 Weekend News alongside Ravi Baichwal. Previously, she worked at WPHL-TV in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as a general assignment reporter and weekend anchor. Besides anchoring the station’s weekend newscast, Jordan also covered local stories as well as breaking news.
Jordan served as a main anchor and reporter for WRGT-TV in Dayton, Ohio from 1999-2000. Before that, she also worked at WKEF-TV in Dayton as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter from 1997 to 1999. Her career journey began as a general assignment reporter for WIFR-TV in Rockford Illinois where she worked from 1995-1997. In 1995, Jordan worked at WMAQ-AM in Chicago, as a radio presenter where she gained early experience.
Throughout her career journey, she has become popular for her excellence. Not long ago, Jordan was named a 2003 Rising Star by Today’s Chicago Woman. In 2000, she was honored with the YMCA Black Achiever Award and also obtained the Bethune Recognition for Women in the media in 1999 from the National Council of Negro Women. In addition, she is also a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Some of Jordan’s colleagues at ABC 7 include:
Tanja Babich – Anchor
Will Jones – General Assignment Reporter
Phil Schwarz – Meteorologist
Karen Jordan Salary
She receives her pay from working at ABC 7 as a co-anchor. Jordan makes a decent amount. Her salary is $ 87,987 annually.
Karen Jordan Net Worth
She has worked in the media industry for almost three decades and is able to secure quite a good fortune. Jordan’s net worth is $ 679,878.
How Old Is Karen Jordan
She was born on October 17, 1972, in Nashville, Tennessee, USA, and grew up in Evanston, Illinois. Jordan is 48 years old.
Who Is Karen Jordan Married To
She has been married to Christian Farr for two decades now. Her husband is also a journalist who works at NBC 5 News Channel as an anchor. The couple got engaged on June 21, 2001, and later tied the knot on August 12, 2001. Jordan and her husband Farr are proud parents of two children named Vivian and John Robert.