Michael Schwanke Bio, Wiki, Age, Family, Height, Wife, KWCH 12, Net Worth, Salary

Michael Schwanke is an American anchor and assistant news director working at KWCH 12 where he serves as a 5, 6, 6;30, and 10 pm anchor.

Michael Schwanke Biography

Michael Schwanke is an American anchor and assistant news director working at KWCH 12 where he serves as a 5, 6, 6;30, and 10 pm anchor in addition to being a factfinder 12 investigator. He joined KWCH 12 in January 2000. 

Michael started his broadcasting career at KBSD in Dodge City where he served as an anchor and reporter. In December 2000, he relocated to Wichita and joined KWCH as a general assignment reporter. While working at the station, he held many positions such as serving as a weekend anchor and covering the crime and education beats. He has won two Emmy awards and a number of there awards such as the national Edward R. Murrow for his consistent coverage of the Carr brothers’ murder trial.

In addition, for his taking viewers behind the scenes of the Wichita Children’s Home and for his investigative report that exposed abuses at a Wichita dental clinic for children, he was awarded two Emmys and two regional Edward R. Murrow awards. Colby is his native home and he graduated from Fort Hays State University with a bachelor’s degree, in information networking/media studies. Furthermore, he has led in the coverage of a number of the largest events in Kansa for the last 19-plus years while at KWCH including the  Hesston shooting, the BTK serial killer, the Greensburg tornado, the Carr brothers’ murder trial, and the BTK serial killer. In 2017, he was invited to testify as an expert on scams and how to prevent them before a U.S. Senate Committee. During his free time, he enjoys spending ample time with his family.

Michael Schwanke Age

Schwanke was born and raised in the United States. He 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. He might be in his 30s.

Michael Schwanke Height

Schwanke stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches.

Michael Schwanke Family

Schwanke 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 Schwanke has any siblings.

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Michael Schwanke Wife

He is married to Tenille Schwanke and the couple is blessed with two daughters.

Michael Schwanke Net Worth

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

Michael Schwanke Salary

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

Michael Schwanke KWCH 12

Schwanke works at KWCH 12 where he works alongside other famous KWCH 12 anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Chelsea Croft
  2. Justin Dean
  3. Scott Roberts
  4. Steve Polley
  5. Dillon Killoren
  6. Taylor Wright
  7. Ed O’Neal
  8. Eddie Aldrine
  9. Mikey Gribble
  10. Matt McCune
  11. Lance Ferguson
  12. Dean Jones

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

Who is Schwanke? He is an American award-winning journalist
AgeNot Available
Height5 feet 9 inches
SpouseTenille Schwanke
Salary$40,000 – $ 110,500
Net Worth$1 Million – $5 Million
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