Who is Kirk Varner ?
Kirk Varner is American Peabody Awardwinning Television personality. Varner is the News Director for 5 Eyewitness News on KSTP-TV5 and KSTC 45TV. He serves the Twin Cities, Central Minnesota, and Western Wisconsin. He joined the station back in April 2019 and before that he was working at WSPA-TV & WYCW as the News Director.
Kirk Varner Date of Birth / Age
Varner’s 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.
Kirk Varner Height
Varner stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 7 inches tall.
Kirk Varner Parents and Siblings
Varner was born and raised in the United States. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Kirk Varner Spouse /Wife
Varner is happily married to his beautiful wife and together have two beautiful daughters.However, more information regarding his wife will be updated once available.
Kirk Varner Kids / Children
Varner and his lovely wife have been blessed with two grown daughters.. However, more information regarding his beautiful daughters will be update once available.
Kirk Varner Education
Varner successfully went through his education programme and graduated Magna cum laude.
Kirk Varner Career
Varner is the News Director for 5 Eyewitness News on KSTP-TV5 and KSTC 45TV. He serves the Twin Cities, Central Minnesota, and Western Wisconsin. He joined the station back in April 2019 and before that he was working at WSPA-TV & WYCW as the News Director.
Kirk believes the most meaningful journalism is his experience, practiced on the local level. The pioneer station in gathering and delivering local news since it began is KSTP-TV. Therefore, Varner is excited to have the opportunity to be a part of the KSTP team of professionals. and to help lead 5 Eyewitness News into the future.”
In the ESPN’s “SportsCenter” network first decade, Kirk was the News Director.While there he assisted in launching its legendary slate of studio programming like “NFL GameDay”, “NFL Primetime” and “Scholastic Sports America.” Kirk excellently innovated television news operations. He oversaw the creation and development of ten different 24-hour local news channels as VP for Local News with Time Warner Cable, across Florida, Texas, North Carolina, and New York state.
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Kirk Varner Personal Interests/Awards
Kirk actively participates in RTDNA as a member. This is the Radio Television Digital News Association. Kirk loves to watch and attend as many sporting events as possible. He and his wife can’t wait to experiencing the dining, theater, and sporting happenings in the Twin Cities.
Kirk won a Peabody Award which is the industry’s most prestigious honor. This was when he served as Executive Producer of WTNH’s 2006 series of investigative reports on problems with spare parts produced for the Black Hawk helicopters used by the US military. His report triggered congressional hearings into the issue. Kirk has led multiple stations into winning of multiple EMMY® awards, Best Newscast for the past three years in the Southeast region being included.
How Much Does Kirk Varner Earn?
Varner earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Kirk Varner Worth?
As a news director, Varner has accumulated a net worth ranging from $1 million to $5 million.
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