Eric Horng Bio, WLS-ABC 7 Chicago, Age, Height, Parents, Spouse, Children, Salary, and Net Worth

Who is Eric Horng?

Eric Horng is an American of Asian descent who is working for WLS-TV as a general assignment reporter. He joined ABC 7 Eyewitness News team in August 2010.

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Eric Horng  Date of Birth / Age

Horng is approximately in his 40s as of 2022 although his exact age is not known as he has managed to keep his date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.

Eric Horng Height

Horng stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.

Eric Horng Parents and Siblings

Horng was born in Chicago and brought up in suburban Darien and Northbrook. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, he seems to have a close relationship with his parents as he regularly pots on his Facebook account. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Eric Horng Spouse(Wife)

Horng exchanged vows with his wife, Erin. Information regarding his wife has been kept away from the public however we will update the information once available to the public.

Eric Horng Kids / Children

Details regarding whether or not Horng has any children are not available to the public at the moment. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Eric Horng Education

After completing his high school education at the f Glenbrook North High School with honors, Horng went on to join the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Later, he became its graduate with Bronze Tablet honors that acknowledge the top three percent of college graduating classes.

Eric Horng Career

Horng works for WLS as a general assignment reporter. He joined ABC 7 Eyewitness News team in August 2010. Since joining the station, he has been an essential part of the Eyewitness News broadcast of many stories counting the 2013 Chicago Blackhawks Stanley Cup playoff run.

Second, the historic 2011 Chicago blizzard, and the November 2013 tornado that devastated Washington, Illinois. Third, the Chicago Cubs’ 2016 World Series championship. Last but not least, the unforgettable 2011 Chicago blizzard.

Further, in 2015 he partook in the station’s  Emmy Award-winning broadcast of two big stories i.e. the demise of Fox Lake police lieutenant, Joe Gliniewicz and the issue of video of the police connected to the shooting of Laquan McDonald.

Prior to WLS,  he was an ABC News correspondent for “World News,“Nightline,” and “Good Morning America.” Also, he served as an occasional fill-in anchor for “World News Now” and “America This Morning,” the early morning programs. He brought his expertise gained from serving as an ABC News correspondent to ABC 7 Chicago. He joined ABC News in 2003.

In his time with ABC News, he broadcasted many big stories counting Terri Schiavo’s legal battle in Florida, the Michael Jackson criminal lawsuit in California, the 2007 Minneapolis bridge collapse, and the 2008 Northern Illinois University shooting.

Moreover, in 2015 he presented live reports from Louisiana throughout and after Hurricane Katrina impacted the mainland. To boot, in 2008 on election night, he presented reports from Chicago’s Grant Park which was the site of President Obama’s victory address.

Prior to serving ABC News, he served CNN as a correspondent. Else, he was posted in Atlanta from since1998 to 2000 and Los Angeles from 2000 to 2003. While at CNN, he broadcasted various eminent stories counting the Elizabeth Smart abduction case, the Shuttle Columbia catastrophe, the Elian Gonzalez litigation, and the Academy Awards. Else, he is an ardent Chicago sports fan.

Eric Horng ABC 7 Chicago

Horng works with ABC 7 Chicago where he serves alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;

  1. Ravi Baichwal
  2. Karen Jordan
  3. Phil Schwarz
  4. Ryan Chiaverini
  5. Samantha Chatman
  6. Chuck Goudie
  7. Greg Dutra
  8. Larry Mowry
  9. Mark Rivera
  10. Dionne Miller
  11. Val Warner

How Much Does Eric Horng Earn?

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

How Much is Eric Horng Worth?

As a reporter, Horng has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.

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