Gene Birk Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Wife, WBKO, Net Worth, Salary and Twitter

Gene Birk is an American journalist currently working at WBKO-TV as the 5, 6 & 10 Anchor. Birk began his career at WBKO-TV in 1986 as Sports Director.

Gene Birk Biography

Gene Birk is an American journalist currently working at WBKO-TV as the 5, 6 & 10 Anchor. Birk began his career at WBKO-TV in 1986 as Sports Director. He left in 1993 and returned as the primary news anchor in 1994.

Gene Birk Career

In 1972, Gene earned a Bachelor of Science in Radio-TV from Southern Illinois University. He has worked in radio in Beloit, Wisconsin, and Crystal Lake, Illinois, as well as television in Dubuque, Iowa, Mobile, Alabama, Amarillo, Texas, and here.

Gene majored in theater in college and appeared in Close Encounters of the Third Kind, which was shot in Mobile while he was working there. He’s also appeared in a number of amateur theater productions in the area, including The Lion in Winter, The Rainmaker, 1776, Annie Get Your Gun, and The Pirates of Penzance.

Gene has served on and served as chairman of the Foster Grandparent Program’s Advisory Council. He has also volunteered, supported, or served on many other community boards, including Special Olympics, the American Cancer Society, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, the American Diabetes Association, the Capitol Arts Alliance, and Court Appointed Special Advocate. He has also served on the board of the Kentucky Associated Press and served as its president. Gene likes to play golf, go horseback riding, act, and sing.

Gene Birk WBKO

Birk works at WBKO where he works alongside other famous WBKO anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Brett Alper
  2. Mohammad Ahmad
  3. Ethan Emery
  4. Shane Holinde
  5. Brandon Jarrett

Gene Birk Age

Gene 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.

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Gene Birk Height

Birk stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Gene Birk Family

Gene 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 Gene has any siblings.

Gene Birk Wife

Gene is married to Sandy Birk. The couple has a daughter, Abigail, and have three dogs: Wrigley, Whiskey, and Javy. He enjoys playing golf, going horseback riding, acting, and singing.

Gene Birk Net Worth

Gene has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.

Gene Salary

Gene earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.

The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Birk.

Who is Gene Birk?

 He is an American Anchor and Sports Director

How old is Gene Birk?

Not Available

How tall is Gene Birk?

5 feet 8 inches

Who is Gene Birk married to?

Sandy Birk

How much money does Gene Birk earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500

How much is Gene Birk worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million

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