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

Who is Ravi Baichwal?

Ravi Baichwal is an American of Indian descent journalist who is working for WLS-TV as a weekend co-anchor at 5 and 10 p.m., host, and reporter. He joined ABC 7 Chicago in November 2006.

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Ravi Baichwal Date of Birth / Age

Baichwal 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.

Ravi Baichwal  Height

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

Ravi Baichwal Parents and Siblings

Baichwal was born and raised in the U.S. He manages to keep information regarding his parents, siblings, and extended members of his family away from the limelight. Even so, unfortunately, his mom, Pramila passed away “..my beautiful mom Pramila. I’m sorry I can’t hug you on this day but I know you l..”  His parents exchanged vows on December 30, 1958. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.

Ravi Baichwal Spouse(Wife)

Baichwal exchanged vows with his wife, Sonja Nordahl. Nordahl is a media specialist with a broad career in both radio and television. She has been teaching at Medill since 2010 and teaches undergrad multi-media courses. Also, she has served as a television reporter and news anchor in cities across Canada and is an award-winning broadcaster. The couple has a son and a daughter together. Nonetheless, the information will be updated once available.

Ravi Baichwal Kids / Children

Baichwal has two daughters, Gabriella(@gabriellabaichwal), and a son, Tejas(@tejas_baichwal). Gabriella was born on November 10th, 2005, and will be 17 years old as of 2022. Tejas is the older of the two. However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.

Ravi Baichwal Education

After completing his high school education, Baichwal went on to the

Ravi Baichwal Career

Baichwal works for WLS as a weekend co-anchor at 5 and 10 p.m., host, and reporter. He joined ABC 7 Chicago in November 2006. Further, in 2008 he secured an Emmy award for a best anchor in the Chicago/Midwest area of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences.

Prior to serving in Chicago, he served 8in Toronto at CTV News, Canada’s number one news organization as an anchor, host, and reporter. Additionally, he hosted“CTV Newsnet Morning with Ravi Baichwal” and reported for CTV National News. Also, he anchored and hosted marquee network programs counting Canada’s number one newscast, “CTV National News.”

In his quarter-century there, he earned a national stature for the consistent broadcast of live, breaking news. Additionally, he broadcasted the rapidly changing world of politics and worked as a host of two award-winning election night specials.

Besides that, he broadcasted unforgettable stories such as the locating of fugitive former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein by U.S. soldiers,  the terrorist attacks on the London Underground system, and the death of Pope John Paul II.

Also, he was a guest host on some of Canada’s premier radio stations and occasionally appeared on the state’s most contemptuous sports talk program. And, he served as a fill-in host on Canada’s pre-eminent business news channel.

Prior to CTV, he served in Vancouver at CTV’s local station as a principal anchor and a reporter. Nonetheless, he debuted his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation where he started out as a researcher in Calgary in 1996. Successively, he upgraded to associate producer, reporter, and anchor positions with business programs on CBC Newsworld. To boot, he serves as a volunteer with several charities devoted to children, health, and diversity matters.

Ravi Baichwal ABC 7 Chicago

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

  1. Tre Ward
  2. Liz Nagy
  3. Will Jones
  4. Diane Pathieu
  5. Eric Horng
  6. John Garcia
  7. Michelle Gallardo
  8. Jessica D’Onofrio
  9. Sarah Schulte
  10. Leah Hope
  11. John Idler
  12. Craig Wall
  13. Jason Knowles

How Much Does Ravi Baichwal Earn?

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

How Much is Ravi Baichwal  Worth?

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

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