Conan Nolan Biography
Conan Nolan is an American Political Reporter for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, NBC Universal’s flagship station for the western United States. He is also the host of the station’s News Conference program, one of the nation’s longest-running local political/public affairs shows established in 1966 by Tom Brokaw and Bob Abernethy, News conferences normally broadcast Sunday mornings following Meet the Press in the Los Angeles market. Previous hosts include Warren Olney, Linda Douglass, and Jess Marlow.
Conan Nolan Career
Nolan’s first full-time broadcasting position was at KVEC-AM radio in San Luis Obispo, where he served as the Assistant News Director. Two years later, he moved to television, first as a weekday reporter and weekend sports anchor at KSBY-TV.
He later moved to KSBW-TV in the Salinas/Monterey market. Among the stories he covered was actor Clint Eastwood’s campaign for mayor of Carmel, California. As NBC4’s political reporter, Nolan covers national, state, and local politics and is well-known for his interviews with top political leaders on ‘News Conference,’ which airs Sundays at 9 a.m. Nolan covers news stories that have had a profound impact on Southern California.
He has also reported on behalf of NBC News from Kuwait and Iraq during Operation Iraqi Freedom and from Pakistan and the Afghan border during the invasion of Afghanistan. In addition, he reported from Rome on the death of Pope John Paul the Second and from Lebanon on Arab reaction to the anniversary of 9/11.
He received an Emmy Award for his reports on child refugees in the Pakistani frontier and a Golden Mike Award for a report on the South Pacific island nation of Tuvalu and the consequences of global warming. Prior to joining NBC4, Nolan was a general assignment reporter at KSBW-TV, the NBC affiliate in Salinas, California.
In 1981, he worked as a news reporter and weekend sports anchor for KSBY-TV in San Luis Obispo. Prior to that, he served as the assistant news director for KVEC-AM radio and political reporter for KCBX-FM radio also in San Luis Obispo.
Conan Nolan Age
Nolan 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 60’s.
Conan Nolan Height
Nolan stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Conan Nolan Family
Nolan’s father is the former US diplomat Thomas F. Nolan, ran unsuccessfully for the California State Senate in 1960. Later in life, his father taught political science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. He was born into a family of five children. However, he has not revealed the names of his siblings.
Conan Nolan Wife
Nolan is married to Julie Dear Nolan and together has been blessed with a son who they called Jefferson Nolan.
Conan Nolan Net worth
Nolan has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his 40 years in broadcasting, 34 at KNBC TV.
Conan Nolan Salary
Nolan earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Conan Nolan NBC
Nolan started with NBC4 in 1986 and is the chief political reporter for the station as well as the anchor of ‘News Conference,’ the longest-running political/public affairs program in Southern California. His daily reports can be seen on the NBC4 News at 11 a.m., 4 p.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m.
Conan Nolan Show
In July 1986, Nolan was hired by KNBC-TV News Director Tom Capra, the former executive producer of The Today Show and son of film director Frank Capra. Over the course of his career, he has covered numerous fires, floods, earthquakes, police chases, and riots.
In 1989, he reported live for NBC News from Candlestick Park moments after the 7.2 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake (he had been on vacation attending the sporting event at the stadium). Back in the ye1992, he broke the investigation into singer/entertainer Michael Jackson by the Los Angeles Police Department. In 1994, reported live during the police pursuit while driving in front of O.J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco.
Conan Nolan NBC4
Nolan works at NBC4 where he works alongside other famous NBC4 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Monica Alba
- Colleen Williams
- Melissa Magee
- Shanna Mendiola
- Bob Nunnally
- Dave Mazza
- Mike Jackson
- Kristine Varkony
- Andrea Henderson
- Audrey Hasson
- Hattie Hawks
- Jennifer Bullock
- Brad Johansen
- Darlene Hill
- Colleen Marshall
- Matt Barnes
- Monica Day
- Anthony Yanez
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Nolan.
|Who is Nolan?
|He is an American Political Reporter
|5 feet 8 inches
|Julie Dear Nolan
|$40,000 – $ 110,500
|$1 Million – $5 Million