John Carlin Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Height, Wife, WSLS, Net Worth, Salary, Health, and Twitter

John Carlin is an American anchor working at WSLS as the co-anchor of the 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts.

John Carlin Biography

John Carlin is an American anchor working at WSLS where he serves as the co-anchor of the 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts. John rejoined the WSLS team in July of 2013, after previously working at the station from September 1987 to November 2008. 

John Carlin Education

In 1976, he joined Dolgeville Central High School where he graduated in 1979. Later on, he joined the State University of New York College at Plattsburgh where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in communications in 1983.

John Carlin Career

Carlin works at WSLS where he serves as the co-anchor of the 5, 5:30, 6, and 11 p.m. newscasts. After working in public relations for five years, he decided to rejoin WSLS in July of 2013. From 1987 to 2008, he served as the lead anchor at WSLS  and he was part of the team that covered April 16, 2007, mass shooting at Virginia Tech for this, they earned the Peabody Award. His team also won three national Edward R. Murrow Awards and he is the recipient of five Emmy awards for his reporting as well as many awards from the Associated Press, VAB, and RTNDA.

In addition, the Associated Press of the Virginias awarded him with the Best News Anchor of the Year award in 2015. The Virginia Association of Broadcasters also awarded him with the George Bowles award for distinguished service in broadcasting. Over the years, he has also worked at WTVR in Richmond, WDTV in Clarksburg, West Virginia, and at WPTZ in Plattsburgh/Burlington. Furthermore, while he worked at WFXR (FOX), he served as the co-anchor of the 10 p.m. news for over ten years. From 1996 to 2007, he was an adjunct faculty at Virginia Tech where he taught broadcast writing.

Carlin is part of the board chair of the YMCA of Roanoke Valley corporate board of directors and he is a member of the board for Junior Achievement of Southwestern Virginia. He served as a board member and co-founder for the Blue Ridge Marathon in addition to being a member of Rotary International for over two decades. The Associated Press Broadcasters of the Virginias named his as a member of its board of directors in March. During his leisure time, he enjoys fishing, cycling, and photographing.

John Carlin WSLS

Carlin works at WSLS where he works alongside other famous WSLS anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Brooke Leonard
  2. Eric Johnson
  3. John “Appy” Appicello
  4. Justin McKee
  5. Delaney Wearden
  6. Chris Michaels
  7. Jeff Haniewich
  8. McKinley Strother
  9. Rachel Lucas
  10. Brittny McGraw
  11. Jenna Zibton
  12. Patrick McKee
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John Carlin Age

Carlin 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. He might be in his 40s.

John Carlin Height

Carlin stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches.

John Carlin Family

Carlin 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 Carlin has any siblings.

John Carlin Wife

John is married to Mary Carlin. The couple has three sons, Jonathan Carlin, Benjamin Carlin, and Tyler Carlin. They are said to be empty nesters.

John Carlin Net Worth

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

John Carlin Salary

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

John Carlin Health Issues

Carlin was diagnosed with a rare disease called sarcoidosis, this was discovered after a check up in early 2016. The doctors discovered a mass growing on Carlin’s spinal cord, after a difficult spinal biopsy, doctors determined that the mass was part of the disease.

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

Who is John Carlin?

 He is an American journalist

How old is John Carlin?

Not Available

How tall is John Carlin?

5 feet 8 inches

Who is John Carlin married to?

Mary Carlin

How much money does John Carlin earn?

$40,000 – $ 110,500.

How much is John Carlin worth?

$1 Million – $5 Million


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