Gayle Anderson Biography & Net Worth
|Popular Name:||Gayle Anderson|
|Real Name:||Gayle Anderson|
|Birth Place:||Los Angeles, California, United States|
Arie Solomon (m. 2015)
|Profession:||Journalist, News Anchor|
|Net Worth:||$3 Million|
Gayle Anderson is an American journalist who has been reporting for the KTLA 5 News network since 1993, and in that period of time, she has become a viewer-favorite mostly due to her enthusiastic participatory fashion of reporting on interesting and unique stories in Southern California. Prior to KTLA, Anderson served as a producer and correspondent at “Now It Can Be Told,” an analytical news show from Tribune Entertainment. Before “Now,” she was “Nearly Noon” anchor in Houston and KPRC-TV’s “Troubleshooter” consumer reporter. For two years from 1984 to 1986, she worked as a weekend anchor and consumer reporter at WCIX-TV in Miami. Also, she has reported for multiple prominent radio networks, including the NBC and ABC networks in New York, and also the National Black Network. In Connecticut, she held anchor and reporter positions at KTNH-TV and radio stations such as WWCO-AM, WDRC-AM, and WKND-AM. Gayle, who started her journey as an intern, production assistant, and desk assistant at ABC Radio News and WABC-TV in New York, worked her way up to the position of field producer before she became an on-air expert. Her successful career has helped her win numerous reputable awards, including 16 Emmy Awards. She has picked some of these awards for her 2009 reporting of the death of pop legend Michael Jackson, her work on the KTLA Tournament of Roses Parade pre-show in 2010, and several other instances. She is also a recipient of 3 Radio & TV News Association of Southern California’s Golden Mike, a Young Black Achievers Award the Houston Leadership Association “Leader of the Year Award”, a Presidential Consumer Affairs Award, a Radio Television and News Directors Award, and an APTRA Award. In 2002, she was chosen to carry the Olympic Torch for the Winter Olympics Torch Relay in Southern California.
In her spare time, the seasoned reporter enjoys recreational reading and likes to train for bike marathons to solicit money for various charities. She also plays the piano and studies foreign languages as well. Gayle is also an art lover and a collector of several works of art. She belongs to more than a few museums, including the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, the California African American Museum, the California Science Center, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Pasadena Museum of Art, the Autry National Center, and the Pacific Asia Museum, to name a few. Not to forget, she is also involved in several charitable programs for the Arthritis Foundation, the American Diabetes Association, the Hirschberg Pancreatic Foundation, the American Cancer Society, as well as some education and literacy organizations including the Los Angeles Library Foundation.
Gayle Anderson’s Biography
Gayle Anderson was born in Los Angeles, California, United States. She was also raised by her parents in Los Angeles. It is not known if she has any siblings or experienced her childhood in the company in the company of anyone other than her father and mother. Her educational history is also not known at this time, but sources claim she graduated from a prestigious university with a bachelor’s degree in journalism and communication.
Gayle Anderson’s Career
Before finding a spot at KTLA News in 1993, Gayle started the professional phase of her life with positions at the National Black Network and ABC-TV in New York where she served as a field producer. In the year 1984, she relocated to Miami and found employment at WCIX TV where she served as a weekend reporter for two years. During her tenure in Miami, Anderson also worked as a reporter for several high-flying radio networks, including for NBC and WABC stations for their New York Articles. She eventually moved to Houston and worked for KPRC TV where she helped start and promote the consumer complaints department as well as served as the station’s midday news anchor.
Gayle Anderson also worked as a producer and a correspondent for Tribune Entertainment and contributed to the investigative news program “Now It Can Be Told”. She crossed the Hudson River and moved to Connecticut where she became anchor and reporter for WTNH and radio stations WWCD, WDRC , and WKND.
Since making the definitive move to KTLA 5 News network in 1993, Anderson has remained with the network and has now become a prominent figure within and beyond the organization. Her unmatched performances and unique fashion of carrying out her job have not only made her a viewer-favorite but have also helped her garner more publicity, fortune, and multiple accolades.
Awards & Achievements
Gayle Anderson has won a total of 16 Emmy Awards in her distinguished career. Starting with KTLA-TV in 1993, she has won three regional Emmys:
- Best Live Coverage of the Malibu Fires in 1993
- Best Live Coverage of the Northridge earthquake in 1994
- Best Live Reporting for Morning News in 1994
In January 2002, she received the APTRA Award for “Best Live Coverage”, and just days later was elected to run a portion of the Olympics Torch Run through Southern California. Other awards she has received include:
- Young Black Achievers Award (1987)
- Best Spot News Reporting, from the Radio/Television News Directors Association Award (1987)
- Presidential Consumer Affairs Award (1988)
- Houston Leadership Association’s Leader of the Year Award (1990)
Personal Life & Family
Gayle has been married to Arie Solomon since 2015. Prior to her current marriage, she was married to Alex Anderson for several years until they divorced for unknown reasons.
Besides being a successful journalist, Gayle is an art collector and also a member of several museums in the United States. She is also allied to several health organizations and likes to contribute to the community as much as she can. Also a dog lover, Gayle makes frequent donations to various rescue organizations even though her busy schedule stops her from being a “fur mom”.
Gayle Anderson Net Worth
According to various online sources, this American news anchor receives $63,450 as her annual salary at KTLA News. Her net worth has also been revealed to be around $3 million, and we’ve been made to understand that all of her wealth has come from her very successful journalism profession. While there’s currently no known information on whether she owns other costly properties outside the arts that she has collected, it’s clear to see how this woman enjoys a happily married and lavish life with her husband and their two children in their luxurious Los Angeles home.