Erin Kiernan Biography
Erin Kiernan is an eminent American award-winning journalist currently working as the anchor of the 5, 6, & 10 o’clock newscasts at WHO/ Channel 13, an NCB affiliate station located in Des Moines, Iowa. Before, she anchored the weekend news at KCCI since 1998.
Erin Kiernan Age
Erin Kiernan was born in 1974, in Chadron, Nebraska, United States. She is 48 years old.
Erin Kiernan Height
Erin stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches ( Approx 1.65m).
Erin Kiernan Family
Erin was born and brought up in Chadron, Nebraska as the only child of her parents. Her career in broadcasting started when she imitated television news reporters as a very young girl while dressing up in her mother’s clothes.
Erin Kiernan Husband
She is blissfully hitched to her good-looking husband called Michael Kiernan. He to Erin in 2001 on St. Patrick’s Day. The adorable couple walked down the aisle in 1979 in the Madison County Church that was built by Pope John Paul. The two are proud parents to their sons, David who was born in 1991, and Michael Francis born on October 22, 2015.
Erin Kiernan Education
She attended Drake University where she graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism. While there, Erin served as a part-time reporter at Channel 13 News. Later, she served as a reporter and photographer at WOI-TV.
Erin Kiernan Salary
She receives a satisfactory salary of $69,693 per year. This is according to WHO anchors’ salaries.
Erin Kiernan Net Worth
Erin Kiernan has managed to gather decent wealth from her victorious career as a journalist and has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million.
Erin Kiernan Career
While at Drake University, she served as a part-time reporter at Channel 13 News. Later, she worked as a reporter and photographer for WOI-TV. She rejoined the Channel 13 News family in June 2005. Erin started anchoring the 5, 6, & 10 o’clock newscasts in June 2006. Besides anchoring, she has also written and produced many of the station’s award-winning features as well as investigative reports.
Erin is a recipient of several regional Edward R. Murrow Awards for her reporting work. In 2012, she earned a National Edward R. Murrow Award alongside Brandon McCauley the photojournalist, and Randy Schumacher due to a story they covered concerning Iowan Mark Block overcoming impossible odds so as to climb Sears Tower in Chicago.
Before, she anchored the weekend news at KCCI in 1998. Besides anchoring, Erin also became popular for her award-winning investigative work and also a special series of pieces. She won a regional Edward R. Murrow award in 2004 for her two-part series on date rape drugs. Erin also obtained a regional Murrow Award in 2000 due to her investigative series titled “True Colors.” In addition, she has done investigative series reports on identity theft, unlicensed drivers, meth, arson ecstasy, as well as sex offenders.