Josh Benson Biography
Josh Benson is an American News Anchor working at WFLA. He anchors the “First at Four” and News Channel 8 at 5:30 newscasts Monday through Friday and also anchors News Channel 8 at 8:00 p.m. on Great 38.
Josh Benson Career
Benson previously worked as a Morning Anchor at WFOR-TV in Miami, Florida. He has anchored newscasts at WFTV-TV in Orlando and at KVOA-TV in Tucson, Arizona. His first job was at KAAL-TV in Austin, Minnesota in between cornfields. He is proud to say he lived across the street from the Spam Museum.
He attended the University of Colorado at Boulder and the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities where he studied Journalism. Benson is a rabid Minnesota Vikings fan even though they are rarely in the winner’s circle. He is a proud Minnesota ‘Gopher’, although he spends much more time rooting for the FSU Seminoles after meeting his wife Tara.
During his free time, Benson enjoys website design, programming, and video production. He is passionate about missing person cases and founded FindJodi.com, a non-profit organization that seeks answers to the 1995 disappearance of Jodi Huisentruit KIMT-TV Morning Anchor.
Josh Benson Age
Benson 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.
Josh Benson Height
Benson stands at the height of approximately 5 feet, 8 inches.
Josh Benson Family
Benson 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 Benson has any siblings.
Josh Benson Wife
Benson is married to Tara and the couple lives in South Tampa with their two cats Seaweed and Scarlett. He says he had nothing to do with naming the cat Seaweed. His wife is a Greek Canadian who happens to be a die-hard ‘Nole.
The two are excited to be in Tampa and are enjoying the great people and places it has to offer along with the fact they live close to Publix and Target.
Josh Benson Net Worth
Benson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a News Anchor.
Josh Benson Salary
Benson earns an annual salary ranging between $40,000 – $ 110,500.
Josh Benson WFLA
Benson works at WFLA where he works alongside other famous WFLA anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;
- Steve Jerve
- Ian Oliver
- Jennifer Peñate
- Stacie Schaible
- Avery Cotton
- Amanda Holly
- Leigh Spann
- Evan Donovan
- Keith Cate
- Rod Carter
- David Espinosa
- Julie Phillips
- Jennifer Leigh
The table below answers some of the frequently asked questions about Benson.
|Who is Benson?||He is an American News Anchor|
|Height||5 feet, 8 inches|
|Salary||$40,000 – $ 110,500|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|