Tanja Babich Biography and Wiki
Tanja Babich is an American journalist currently working for ABC 7 Chicago’s Eyewitness News as an anchor anchoring the Morning News from 4:30 a.m to 7 a.m.
Prior to joining ABC 7, she worked for WYSR-TV as an anchor for almost three years. Babich attended Cornell University where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Government. She later enrolled in Northwestern University graduating with a Master’s degree from the Medill School of Journalism.
Tanja Babich Age
She was born on June 29, 1980, in Toronto, Canada. Babich is 40 years old in 2020 and celebrates her birthday on June 29 every year.
Tanja Babich Height
Drawing from her photos, Babich is quite short in stature. Her height is around 5 feet 3 inches (Approx 1.6 m).
Tanja Babich Parents | Family
Babich was born to her parents’ Chilean and Serbian. She is fluent in French and can also speak bits of Spanish and Serbian. However, there is no much information in regards to her parents or siblings.
Tanja Babich Husband | Paul Durbin
She is a married woman. Babich is married to her beloved husband Paul Durbin. The couple got engaged on May 2, 2018, and after a month’s time, they tied the knot on July 8, 2018. Babich is a mother of two babies named Adelaide Babich and Lola Babich from her previous relationship. Paul and his wife welcomed their daughter named Josephine Emily on May 22, 2019. The two are now proud parents of three children.
Tanja Babich Baby | New Baby
On December 19, 2018, Babich announced that she was pregnant with her third child. She gave birth to her daughter Josephine Emily on May 22, 2019. Babich currently resides in Chicago together with her husband and their three children.
Tanja Babich Nationality
Babich is an American by nationality and a Canadian native.
Tanja Babich ABC 7 Chicago
Babich works for ABC 7 Chicago’s Eyewitness News as an anchor anchoring the Morning News from 4:30 am to 7 a.m. She joined the TV network in January 2014 working as a general assignment reporter and a contributing anchor. Prior to joining ABC 7, Babich worked for WYSR-TV as a morning anchor, anchoring Syracuse, New York’s top-rated morning newscast.
During her time there, she covered Pope Franci’s first visit to the U.S in New York and Philadelphia, the Chicago Area residents who went to see the Pope; former president Obama’s 2009 inauguration; as well as breaking news that affected labor unions all over New York State in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme. While at Northwestern University, Babich did research on business trends in several industries and wrote articles about them.
She published her articles in various local news outlets including ‘The Northwestern Indiana Times, Chitown Daily News, and The Daily Herald.’
Some of Babich’s colleagues at ABC include:
Bill Ritter – Anchor
Sam Ryan – Anchor
Lee Goldberg – Chief Meteorology
Maggie Rulli – Foreign Correspondent
Amy Freeze– Meteorology
Darla Miles – General Assignment reporter
Jory Rand – General Assignment Reporter
Alex Mcadams – General Assignment Reporter
Tanja Babich Salary
She is mostly known for her work as ABC’s anchor. Babich’s estimated salary is around $72,507 per year.
Tanja Babich Net Worth
Having worked in the media industry for quite some time now, Babich is able to accumulate a good fortune. Her net worth is around $1.4 million.
Did Tanja Babich Have Her Baby
Yes. Babich gave birth to her daughter Josephine Emily on May 22, 2019.
Did Tanj Babich Get Married
Babich is married to her husband Paul Durbin. They tied the knot on July 8, 2018.
Where Has Tanj Babich Been
She has been working for ABC 7 Chicago’s Eyewitness News as an anchor anchoring the Morning News from 4:30 a.m to 7 a.m.
Where Was Tanj Babich Born
Babich was born in Toronto, Canada. She is a Canadian Native.