Alan Krashesky Biography
Alan Krashesky is an American news anchor and reporter who currently anchors 5 pm, 6 pm & 10 pm News for ABC 7 News Chicago. He has been working as a reporter for more than 36 years.
Krashesky attended the Milton Hershey School, a residential school for children with social and financial needs. In 2005 Krashesky was named Milton Hershey Alumni of the year. He went to Ithaca College in Ithaca, Nw York. Alan graduated with a Bachelor of Science in Communications Management in 1981.
Alan Krashesky Career
The veteran news anchor and reporter co-anchors three of ABC 7’s top-rated weekday newscasts: the 6 PM newscasts and The 5 PM newscasts positions he has held since March 1998. In May of 2016, he also became co-anchor of the station’s top-rated 10 PM newscast alongside Cheryl Burton.
He is well-known and respected for both his news anchoring and news reporting. Before he co-anchored ABC 7’s 4 PM weekday newscasts (2005-2016), the 5 PM weekday newscasts (1994-98), and its morning newscasts (1989-94). In fact, he became the primary anchor of ABC 7’s weekday morning news program. Every newscast he has anchored has continuously been rated No. 1 within the Chicago market. Later in 1982, he joined ABC 7 as a general assignment reporter.
His reporting in Chicago and abroad has earned high praise. Alan is considered one of the top reporters in the market to cover major domestic and international news and has been admired in particular, for his coverage of the Roman Catholic Church. Chicagoans will recall his in-depth coverage of the election of Pope Francis and also the historic resignation of Pope Benedict XVI. He covered the death of Pope John Paul II and the election of Pope Benedict XVI in 2005, and also the beatification of Pope John Paul II in 2011.
Alan Krashesky ABC7 Chicago
Krashesky works at ABC7 Chicago where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Jesslyn Ferentz
- John Patrick
- Jim Dickey
- Josh Haskell
- Rob Elgas
- Cheryl Scott
- Veronica Miracle
- Geoff Harris
- Simone Cuccurullo
- Jen Stacy
- Krista Fogelsong
- Jeff Butera
Alan Krashesky Age
He was born on October 19, 1960, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. He celebrates his birthday on October 19 every year. Krashesky is 61 years old.
Alan Krashesky Height
Krashesky stands at an average height. However, his exact height is not yet disclosed but will be updated as soon as his body measurements are available.
Alan Krashesky Family
Krashesky has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Krashesky has any siblings.
Alan Krashesky Wife
Krashesky is married to Colleen Merritt Krashesky. The couple is blessed with three children two daughters and one son. Kaylin their firstborn, attended the school of Journalism and graduated. She is a producer for WMBF-TV as well as a reporter/newscaster for KDRV-TV. Their only son, Kian Krashesky attends Columbia College Chicago and was born in South Korea. Besides, their youngest daughter, Keira’s birth took place in China & currently attends the University of Michigan.
Alan Krashesky Net Worth
Krashesky has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Alan Krashesky Salary
Krashesky earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.