Who is Karen Jordan?
Karen Jordan is an American of African descent journalist who is working for WLS-TV as a co-anchor where she co-anchors the weekend newscasts on the ABC 7 Weekend News with Ravi Baichwal. She joined the ABC 7 News team in July 2003. Further, she has served the station for almost two decades.
Karen Jordan Date of Birth / Age
Jordan was born in 1972. She is 50 years old as of 2022.
Karen Jordan Height
Jordan stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Karen Jordan Parents and Siblings
Jordan was born in Nashville, Tennessee. Even so, her mom is named Sharon while her dad is named Robert, “Bob.” They exchanged vows on December 20th, 1970. As of December 2022, they will celebrate their 52nd anniversary together. The couple met in college while Sharon was at Spelman and her dad at Morehouse. She served as Miss Maroon and White and he served as her escort. The couple resides in Lincolnwood, Illinois.
Moreover, Bob is a retired American television news journalist, author, and previous weekend anchor of the WGN News at Nine on WGN-TV in Chicago, Illinois. Also, he co-anchored the weekend newscast alongside Jackie Bange in 1995. Else he retired in 2016. To boot, he produced, wrote, and served as a general assignment reporter for the weekday newscasts. Further, he has a P. h.D in Philosophy of Education with a minor in Ethics from Loyola University Chicago and a Master of Arts degree from Northeastern Illinois University in Speech.
Additionally, he has a bachelor’s degree in General Studies from Roosevelt University in Chicago. Moreover, he has worked as a Surgical Assistant with the United States Army. To boot, he works serves on the Board of Directors of various local firms counting the John G. Shedd Aquarium, the Safer Foundation and The Night Ministry. And, he is a member of the advisory board for The Salvation Army. Additionally, he is the author of Murder in The News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime and he has writing credits in Anthony’s Key and Multi-Man. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Karen Jordan Spouse(Husband)
Jordan exchanged vows with her husband, Christian Farr(@christianfarrtv) in August 2001. The couple has been married for 2 decades and has two kids together. Farr celebrates his birthday on June 2nd, 1972, and is 50 years old as of 2022.
Further, Farr is also a journalist who is serving NBC Chicago, and WTTW-TV as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor. He studied at the University of Delaware where he attained his degree. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.
Karen Jordan Kids / Children
Jordan has two children; a son, Jay, and a daughter, Vivian. Vivian is the oldest as she was born on August 10th, 2012. As of 2022, she is 10 years old. Jay is the youngest of the two as he was born on February 28th, 2017. He is 5 years old as of 2022. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Karen Jordan Education
After completing her high school education, Jordan went on to join Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia. Later, she became its graduate with a Bachelor Of Arts degree in English. To boot, she joined Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism where she furthered her studies and attained a Master’s Degree in Broadcast Journalism.
Karen Jordan Career
Jordan works for WLS as a co-anchor where she co-anchors the weekend newscasts on the ABC 7 Weekend News with Ravi Baichwal. She joined the ABC 7 News team in July 2003. Further, she has served the station for almost two decades.
Before this, she served in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania at WPHL-TV as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter. Moreover, she served in Dayton, Ohio at WRGT-TV as a main anchor and reporter. Additionally, she served WKEF-TV in Dayton as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter.
Nonetheless, her career started when she served in Rockford, Illinois at WIFR-TV as a general assignment reporter. Throughout her career, she has secured Emmys as part of a team broadcasting on breaking news stories and public affairs programming at ABC 7. Further, she has been acknowledged for excellence during her career by community firms all over Chicago.
When she’s not working, she enjoys serving as an MC for events, mentoring aspiring journalists, moderating panels, and working for her community as a member of Links, Inc., a social service organization. Also, she is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists.
Karen Jordan ABC 7 Chicago
Jordan works with ABC 7 Chicago where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Alan Krashesky
- Judy Hsu
- Cheryl Scott
- Terrell Brown
- Hosea Sanders
- Tanja Babich
- Tracy Butler
- Rob Elgas
- Jim Rose
- Roz Varon
How Much Does Karen Jordan Earn?
Jordan approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Sample Worth?
As an anchor, Jordan has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.
Karen Jordan Pregnancy
Jordan has two children with her husband. However, it is not known whether she plans to have more kids or if she is pregnant. Nonetheless, we will update this information once it is available to the public.