Joe Moore Biography
Joe Moore is an American professional actor, playwright, and journalist working for KHON as the principal news anchor. He joined the station in 1978. Previously, he served KGMB as a sports anchor under mentor and news director Bob Sevey.
Joe Moore Education
Moore attended the University of Maryland, College Park after completing his high school studies at Beavercreek High School. While in college, he majored in communication and history before enlisting in the United States Army. He served two tours of duty during the Vietnam War with the Army’s 25th Infantry Division in Cu Chi, Vietnam, and the American Forces Vietnam Network in Saigon. He studied at Aiea High School for three years.
Joe Moore Career
Moore works for KHON as the principal news anchor. He joined the station in 1978. KHON extended his contract to serve as a lead news anchor for ten years in 2008. Previously, he served KGMB as a sports anchor under mentor and news director Bob Sevey. He served the station for 9 nine years before joining KHON.
Moore chose journalism since he was always interested in current events and history and had a talent for public speaking and being in front of the camera. He served in Vietnam as an Army broadcast journalist for 2 years before starting his civilian career in Hawaii in 1969 as a sportscaster. Later, he moved to the news anchor desk in 1980.
On the news anchor desk, he has updated and briefed viewers on memorable events as they developed including the explosion of the space shuttle Challenger, Hurricanes Iwa and Iniki, and the strived assassination of President Ronald Reagan. He served as a host of a weekly Mozart program on Hawaii Public Radio.
Moore has appeared in two independent motion pictures, Goodbye Paradise in 1991, and Moonglow in 2000. Further, he appeared in several episodes of TV series based in Hawaii such as Hawaii Five-O, Magnum P.I, Jake and the Fat Man, One West Waikiki, and Tour of Duty.
Aside from TV, Moore has appeared in live theatrical productions with his longtime friend, television host Pat Sajak. Pat and he appeared in The Odd Couple in 2001 and 2012 at the Connecticut Repertory Theatre, where Moore played Oscar Madison. Further, they starred in The Honeymooners in 2004, The Boys in Autumn in 2010 at the Hawaii Theatre, and Wrestling Ernest Hemingway in 2014 at the Hawaii Theatre.
Moore starred in and wrote Prophecy and Honor in 2007. In 2013, he appeared in “Heaven Forbid!” at the Hawaii Theatre. He played the role of James Wicker in Terrence McNally’s It’s Only a Play at the Hawaii Theatre. Moreover, he has appeared and written in The Best Show in America: Will Rogers on Politics, Dirty Laundry, Unlikely Lawman, A Conversation with Mozart, John Wayne: The Man Behind the Legend, The Heydrich Covenant, and Righteous Revenge.
Joe Moore Age
Moore likes to keep his personal life private and 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 50s.
Joe Moore Height
Moore stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Joe Moore Family
Moore’s father worked as a United States Air Force stationed in Beavercreek, Ohio. Even so, he has not disclosed any information about his parents, especially his mother. It is also not known if Moore has any siblings.
Joe Moore Wife
Moore married Teresa in 1991. They have a son named Bryce who was born in Honolulu in 1998. He is 25 years old as of 2023 and works for KHON like his father. He joined the KHON staff part-time as a Digital Media Producer in 2020 and started serving the station full-time in 2021. Further, he graduated from Mid Pacific Institute in 2016 and served as a state championship goalkeeper on the boys’ varsity soccer team. He holds a Bachelor’s degree in English from the University of Hawaii at Manoa. During his free time, Moore acts on stage, writes for theatre, watches plays and movies, and listens to music.
Joe Moore Net Worth
Moore has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through being a journalist.
Joe Moore Salary
Moore earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.