Aaron Wright Biography
Aaron Wright is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter/Multimedia Journalist working for KIRO 7 News in Seattle, Washington where he serves the station as an Evening Anchor. He has been working with the station since January 2022.
Aaron Wright Education
Wright is a proud graduate of Hampton University where he studied between 2005 and 2009. There, he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While there, he was participating in the Greer Dawson Wilson Student Leadership Program, 2008 and was a member of Scripps Howard Center for Broadcasting Excellence, 2009.
Aaron Wright Career
Wright works with KIRO 7 News where he serves the station as an Evening Anchor. He states that he believes journalism is a service and its best uplifts, the community exposes corruption and helps people in need. He kick-started his journalism career working with WREX-TV in Rockford, Illinois where he was serving the station as a photographer, an anchor and a reporter.
Later on, he went on to join WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee serving the station as an anchor and reporter. When he was in Knoxville, he was able to lean the importance of community connection and storytelling in news reporting. There he covered everything from the Gatlinburg Wildfires to the Nashville Predators Stanley Cup appearance.
He then went on to join KENS 5 News in San Antonio, Texas where he was serving the station as an investigative reporter and anchoring the station’s 5, 6, and 10 PM newscasts. There, he covered stories such as the NCAA Final Four and former state senator Carlos Uresti’s fraud trial. He also worked on filing investigative reports on government spending and exposing scammers working to hurt hard-working San Antonians.
Aaron has a deep love for college football, seafood, and photography. When not at work you can find him hiking … unless there’s a game on. Away from work, he is a deep lover of college football, photography, and seafood. Asides from this, he also enjoys hiking.
Aaron Wright Age
Wright likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.
Aaron Wright Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Aaron Wright Family
Wright was born and raised in Spartanburg, South Carolina to his loving and caring parents whom he manages to keep information about away from the limelight. He, however, posted a photo of his father on the 16th of June 2019 wishing him a happy father’s day. Aaron also posted a photo of his mother on the 12th of May 2019 wishing her a happy mothers day. Wright posted a photo of his brother, Justin, on his Instagram Account on the 19th of September 2022 who he stated that he had unfortunately passed away.
Aaron Wright Wife
Wright is married to his wife, Katie Finnegan, who happens to be a nurse. The duo got engaged on the 8th of July 2017 and married one another on the 12th of May 2018. Wright posted a photo of his wife and kids on the 10th of May 2022 wishing his wife a happy mother’s day. The duo are proud parents to their two children, Penelope who was born on 14th October 2019 and Olive, whom Wright frequently posts photos of on his Instagram Account. Away from work, he enjoys spending time with his wife and kids.
Aaron Wright Net Worth
Wright has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter/Multimedia Journalist.
Aaron Wright Salary
Wright earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Aaron Wright KIRO 7 News
Wright works at KIRO 7 News where he works alongside other famous KIRO 7 News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;