Who is Tanja Babich?
Tanja Babich is an American of Canadian descent journalist who is working for WLS-TV as a morning anchor. Further, she anchors the station’s Eyewitness News from 4:30 till 7 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to noon. She joined ABC 7 News team in January 2014. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a general assignment reporter and contributing anchor. Later, she was upgraded to serve as a morning news anchor in September 2016. And, in June 2018 she was added to the midday newscast.
Tanja Babich Date of Birth / Age
Babich is approximately in her 30s as of 2022 although her exact age is not known as she has managed to keep her date of birth away from the public. However, we will update the information once available.
Tanja Babich Height
Babich stands at a height of approximately 5 feet and 6 inches tall.
Tanja Babich Parents and Siblings
Babich was born in Canada. She manages to keep information regarding her parents, siblings, and extended members of her family away from the limelight. Even so, her grandma was born in 1937 and is 85 years old as of 2022. Moreover, her parents are migrants from Chile and Serbia.
Also, Babich came to the state as a first-generation college student and became the nation’s citizen in April 2013. Also, she seems to have a close relationship as she regularly posts her on her Instagram account. We will however update this information once it’s available to the public.
Tanja Babich Spouse(Husband)
Babich exchanged vows with her husband, Paul on July 7th, 2018. The couple raises three children together and resides in Chicago. Even so, the information will be updated once available.
Tanja Babich Kids / Children
Babich has three daughters; Adelaide, Lorelai, and Josephine. Adelaide was born in September 2010 and is 12 years old as of 2022. Lorelai, ‘Lola’ was born in May 2012 and is 10 years old as of 2022. On the other hand, the youngest, Josephine was born in May 2019 and is 3 years old as of 2022. Also, she has a Miniature Australian Labradoodle, a dog named Hugo(@hugo.d.e.naranja). However, we will update this information once more details concerning this are available.
Tanja Babich Education
After completing her high school studies, Babich went on to join Cornell University. Later, she became its graduate with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government. Moreover, she studied at Northwestern University’s prestigious Medill School of Journalism where she pursued her Master’s degree. Also, she is fluent in French and speaks conversational Spanish and Serbian.
Tanja Babich Career
Babich works for WLS as a morning anchor. Further, she anchors the station’s Eyewitness News from 4:30 till 7 a.m. and from 11 a.m. to noon. She joined ABC 7 News team in January 2014. Upon joining the station, she initially served as a general assignment reporter and contributing anchor. Later, she was upgraded to serve as a morning news anchor in September 2016. And, in June 2018 she was added to the midday newscast.
Prior to serving WLS, she served in Syracuse, New York at WSYR-TV as an anchor for three years where she anchored the morning newscasts. Before that, she did the morning news reporting and acted as a host on the weekday morning talk show, Bridge Street, where the program spotlighted community happenings, trends and people.
However, her most thrilling news encounter is when she flew with the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds, for about 90 minutes where at one point, clocking 9.4Gs. Her other career spotlights are reporting from President Barack Obama’s establishment in 2009, following Pope Francis on his initial visit to the U.S. Also, aiding thousands of tradesmen and women to trace the person accountable for 500 million of labor union dissipation in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi ploy.
To boot, aiding the Chicago region audience to maneuver the unparalleled challenges caused by the Corona Virus pandemic and modern civil rights crusade. After graduating from college, being able to speak French fluently and speak conversational Spanish and Serbian she almost became an intelligence officer.
Additionally, she is a board member of HFS Chicago Scholars. The organization supplies financial and mentoring support to worthy high school students in the region. To boot, she is the founder of Lake Affect Chicago which is a kid camping retreat in league with The Wood Family Foundation and Camp Wandawega in Elkhorn.
On top of this, she loved offering her voice to narrate the stories of extraordinary women in history on two episodes of the Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls podcast. Last but not least, she is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists. She lives in Chicago with her husband and three daughters.
Tanja Babich ABC 7 Chicago
Babich works with ABC 7 Chicago where she serves alongside her fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;
- Tre Ward
- Liz Nagy
- Will Jones
- Diane Pathieu
- Eric Horng
- John Garcia
- Michelle Gallardo
- Jessica D’Onofrio
- Sarah Schulte
- Leah Hope
- John Idler
- Craig Wall
- Jason Knowles
How Much Does Tanja Babich Earn?
Babich approximately earns an annual salary that ranges from $100,000-$500,000.
How Much is Tanja Babich Worth?
As an anchor, Babich has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges from $1 million to $5 million.