Kelli Saam Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Husband, Action News Now, Net Worth, Salary

Kelli Saam is an American Emmy-winning Editor/Reporter/Anchor working with Action News Now where she serves the station as a Morning Anchor.

Kelli Saam Biography

Kelli Saam is an American Emmy-award-winning Editor/Reporter/Anchor working with Action News Now where she serves the station as a Morning Anchor. She rejoined the Action News Now team in the year 2021. 

Kelli Saam Career

Saam works with Action News Now where she serves the station as a morning anchor. The Emmy-Award-Winning journalist has covered major news events across the country. She was raised in the Chicago suburbs and is a proud graduate of Michigan State University. Asides from this, she has also worked at television stations in Chico, Lexington, Santa Maria, Redding, Lansing, and Nashville.

Among the significant stories, she has covered in her career include Presidential Debates, the move of the Houston Oilers(Tennessee Titans) to Nashville, and the Kentucky Derby. Asides from this, during her years working in Northern California, she also reported and anchored coverage of the Carr Fire near Redding and the Camp Fire in Butte County.

While she was working in Chico, her reporting on the dangers at Lookout Point led to safety improvements to prevent vehicles from going off the cliff into Butte Creek Canyon. Asides from this, after the death of 9-year Tommy Botell at Lassen Volcanic National Park, she investigated safety concerns on the Lassen Peak Trail. Her reporting was also followed by safety upgrades at the park and earned her an award nomination from the Associated Press.

Asides from that, her investigations into the LaPorte Fire in Bangor in the year 2017 also earned her an Emmy nomination and an Associated Press Award for Best Enterprise Reporting. Her series of in-depth stories documented the delayed response to the LaPorte Fire which burned down much of this small Butte County community. This reports culminated with changes in CAL FIRE staffing and training.

Away from work, she enjoys participating in and watching sports. She is a fan of the Chicago Cubs & Bears, USC Trojans, and Michigan State Spartans. Asides from this, she enjoys spending with her family and teaching them to appreciate musical greats like the Beatles. Saam can also be found exploring local trails and walking their family dog.

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Kelli Saam Age

Saam was born and raised in suburban Chicago. She likes to keep her personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month she was born. It is, therefore, not known when she celebrates her birthday. However, judging from her appearance, she might be in her 40s.

Kelli Saam Height

Saam stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches.

Kelli Saam Family

Saam posted a photo of her mother, Ruth, on her Instagram Account on the 8th of May 2022 wishing her a Happy Mother’s Day. She, however, manages to keep more information regarding her family away from the limelight. We will update this information once more information is available to the public.

Kelli Saam Husband

Saam is married to Jerry Olenyn. The couple has two sons and is an avid movie and sports fan. Her favorites include the Michigan State Spartans, USC Trojans, and the Chicago Cubs.

Kelli Saam Net Worth

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

Kelli Saam Salary

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

Kelli Saam KRCR

Saam worked at KRCR where she worked alongside other famous KRCR anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Sade Browne
  2. Kelly DeLeon
  3. Riley Carroll
  4. Dylan Brown
  5. Jessica Burch
  6. Daisy Caballero
  7. Tamara Damante
  8. Kassandra Gutierrez
  9. Nazy Javid
  10. Mike Krueger
  11. Darren Leeds
  12. Mike Mangas
  13. Ryan Matthey
  14. Michael Patterson
  15. Mason Carroll
  16. Alexandria Williams
  17. Scott Thuman
  18. Joce Sterman

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

Who is Saam?Kelli Saam is an American Emmy-award-winning Editor/Reporter/Anchor working with Action News Now
AgeNot Available
Height5 feet 5 inches
SpouseJerry Olenyn
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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