Alison Starling Bio, WJLA, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Alison Starling?

Alison Starling is an American journalist who is working for WJLA-TV as an anchor at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. since January 2004. Also, she has won the Emmy award 7 times.

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Alison Starling Date of Birth / Age

Starling was born on the 28th of October 1973. She will be 49 years old as of October 2022.

Alison Starling Height

Starling stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.

Alison Starling Parents and Siblings

Starling was born and raised in Florida. She was born to Bruce and Dolores Starling. Further, her father has served the Office of the United States Trade Representative. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Alison Starling Spouse(Husband)

Starling exchanged vows with Peter Alexander in April 2021 atop the Newseum, Washington. Peter proposed to her at the Eiffel Tower, France. Peter is a journalist by profession and serves NBC News as a  White house correspondent covering the White House and the U.S president since December 2012.

Further, he is the co-anchor of Today for Saturday episodes since October2018. Also, he  was born on July 29, 1976 in Oakland, California to Terry (née Pink) and David Alexander, an attorney and is a graduate of Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism. The couple has two daughters together and reside in Northern Virginia. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.

Alison Starling Kids / Children

Starling has two daughters; Emma and Ava. Ava was born in July 2013 and is 9 years old as of 2022. Emma was born in June 2015 and is 7 years old of 2022. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Alison Starling Education

Starling studied at the University of Florida and became its graduate in 1995. Later, she gained a Cultural Ambassadorial Scholarship from Rotary International to study in Tours, France for six months in 1995.

Alison Starling Career

Starling works for WJLA as an anchor at 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. since January 2004. During her time at WJLA, she has broadcasted major national and local stories. For example, the Papal Mass in Washington live from the Nationals Ballpark in April 2008,the Virginia Tech shootings in 2007 and Hurricane Isabel in 2003.  Prior to working for WJLA, she served KIRO-TV, Seattle as a reporter and an anchor for 3 years since joining.

While working for the station, she broadcasted the Seattle Earthquake and the Tacoma connection to the D.C.-area sniper case. Also, she provided coverage for the after-effects of the Space Shuttle Columbia affliction live from Texas. Also, her career began at WDEF-TV, Chattanooga where she served as a reporter and a morning anchor.

Further, she has won the Emmy award seven times. First, in 2012, she won two Emmys for Best Anchor and for the non-stop broadcast of the 2011 Earthquake. Second, she gained another Emmy in 2013 for her role in the 7News special on Pope Francis. Third, in 2015 she gained another one for her non-stop broadcast of the Baltimore Riots. Fourth, in 2018 for non-stop broadcast of the Capital Gazette Shooting. Fifth, in 2019 for her work on military caregivers.

Moreover, Starling works alongside various charitable organization such as the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, the National Foundation for Cancer Research and happenings profiting Breast Cancer research. Further, she has had three Little Sisters from Big Brothers Big Sisters of America in the last ten years. Also, she is a member of the Board of Directors for Big Brothers Big Sisters of the National Capital Area.

In 2009, she was named the National Capital Region’s Big Sister of the Year.  What’s more Washingtonian Magazine named her one of the D.C. area’s rising stars in local TV news in June of 2005. Additionally, in 2013 Washingtonian readers named her one of their favorites in the Best of Local News.

In November 2006, Alison took over the continuous and liked show “Working Woman,”  a show that outlines the accomplished, respected women in the Washington region who add to the community in special  ways.

How Much Does Alison Starling Earn?

Starling approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.

How Much is Alison Starling Worth?

As an anchor, Starling has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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