Grant McOmie Biography
Grant McOmie is an American journalist, and author who is a show host at KGW in Portland, Oregon, specializing in outdoors reporting. McOmie is a teacher who writes and produces stories and special programs about the people, places, outdoor activities, and environmental issues of the Pacific Northwest.
McOmie attended and graduated from Pacific University in Forest Grove. He then attended and graduated in Journalism, English, and Speech Communications at the University of Washington and the University of Portland (Master of Arts). McOmie is an adjunct instructor in the Media Arts Department at Pacific University.
Grant McOmie Career
McOmie started his broadcast career at KGW in 1981 and then worked at other stations in Seattle and Portland. In 2008, he returned to KGW. While McOmie has had a varied career reporting and producing topical and timely environmental news stories, features, and documentary programs, it’s been the exploration of the Pacific Northwest back roads and byways that he has enjoyed the most.
He has received significant awards for his work, including numerous Emmy Awards from the National Academy of Television Arts. Grant shares the distinct honor of the Edward R. Murrow Award for News Coverage from the Radio-Television News Directors Association, as well as many Oregon Associated Press and Oregon Association of Broadcasters news awards over the past three decades. His popular getaway segment has been a broadcast fixture in Portland since 1988.
McOmie has also written of his travels and adventures in a series of books. Grant’s latest, ” “Grant’s Getaways: Oregon Adventures with the Kids” offers many outdoor activities across Oregon that will engage any kid, from archery to clamming on the coast to hunting for thundereggs to zip-lining through trees in an aerial adventure park. The new book is also available as an e-book download and was published June 6, 2017.
Grant McOmie KGW
McOmie works at KGW where he works alongside other famous KGW anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Vanessa Paz
- Rod Hill
- Tim Gordon
- Matt Zaffino
- Katherine Cook
- Ashley korslien
- Devon Haskins
- Greg Retsinas
- Art Edwards
- Bruce Williams
- Claudia Amezcua
- Drew Carney
- Kyle Iboshi
- Keely Chalmers
- Pat Dooris
- Mike Benner
Grant McOmie Age
McOmie 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.
Grant McOmie Height
McOmie stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Grant McOmie Family
McOmie 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 McOmie has any siblings.
Grant McOmie Wife
McOmie is married to Christine McOmie who is a teacher in Banks. The couple knew each other when they were still young. However, he has not revealed the names of their children,
Grant McOmie Net Worth
McOmie has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a reporter.
Grant McOmie Salary
McOmie earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about McOmie.
Who is Grant McOmie?
He is an American journalist and author
How old is Grant McOmie?
How tall is Grant McOmie?
5 feet 8 inches
Who is Grant McOmie married to?
How much money does Grant McOmie earn?
$40,000 – $ 110,500
How much is Grant McOmie worth?
$1 Million – $5 Million
Grant McOmie Books
- 2001: Grant’s Getaways: Outdoor Adventures with Oregon’s Grant McOmie
- 2003: Grant’s Getaways II: More Outdoor Adventures with Oregon’s Grant McOmie
- 2013: Grant’s Getaways: 101 Oregon Adventures
- 2015: Grant’s Getaways: Guide to Wildlife Watching in Oregon Grant McOmie
- 2017: Grant’s Getaways: Oregon Adventures with the Kids