Rob Hughes Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, KMBC 9 News, Net Worth, Salary, and Twitter

Rob Hughes is an American Reporter/Anchor working for KMBC 9 News serving the station as an Anchor for “First News” in Kansas, Missouri.

Rob Hughes Biography

Rob Hughes is an American Reporter/Anchor working for KMBC 9 News where he serves the station as an Anchor for “First News” on KMBC ABC 9/KCWE CW 29 in Kansas, Missouri. There, he anchors the weekday morning news from 7-9 AM and the Weekday Noon News. 

Rob Hughes Education

He earned his MBA from Emporia State University. He is a lifetime member of Beta Gamma Sigma, the premier honorary organization for students in business, and is recognized worldwide as an indicator of outstanding achievement.

The Beta Gamma Sigma chapters are limited to Schools of business that are accredited by AACSB Internationa. In order to earn membership, graduate students must be in the top 20% of their class. He is also a proud graduate of the University of Southern California where he obtained a Bachelor o Arts Degree in political science and communication. He was on the Dean’s list and a recipient of the Order of Troy presented to the top 140 out of 4,000 graduating seniors for superior academics, service, and leadership.

Rob Hughes Career

Hughes works with KMBC 9 News and KCWE News where he serves the stations as a Morning and Noon Anchor. He has also previously worked as a general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor for KMBC’s sister station KOCO ABC 5 in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.

Asides from this, he has also previously worked as a reporter, producer, and anchor for KSWT CBS 13 in Yuma, Arizona, KRGV ABC 5 in McAllen, Texas, and KJCT ABC 8 News and KKCO NBC 11, both in Grand Junction, Colorado.

While he was at USC, he was working as a host for “Political Platform” and “CU@USC,” which was voted the best college television talk show by Spin Magazine. This show reaches over 2 Million homes in the greater Los Angeles area. He was voted best male host and best senior host for his good work. Among his most memorable interviews include Star Wars creator George Lucas, actors Gary Sinise, and Laurence Fishburne, and former USC quarterback Mark Sanchez.

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Asides from this, he also serves as an infantry officer in the Kansas Army National Guard. There, he happens to be a division operation staff officer and previously served as a battalion operations staff officer, human resources/administrative officer, rifle platoon leader, and company executive officer. He has previously been deployed to Ukraine between the years 2016 and 2017 as part of Operation Atlantic Resolve, Joint Multinational Training Group Ukraine, Task Force Tomahawk, and the European Reassurance Initiative. Hughes has also helped Ukrainian Army and worked with the Canadian, Lithuanian, Polish, Danish, and British. He has also helped in building Ukraine’s first-ever Combat Training Center.

Among the awards he has received include the Army Achievement Award Medal, National Defense Service medal, Armed Forces Reserve Medal with M Device, Army Certificate of Achievement, Army Service Ribbon, and the Army Commendation Medal.

Asides from this, he has also received a Citation of Commendation from the Oklahoma State Senate and Oklahoma House of Representatives. This was for being 1 in 16 of a total of 6 soldiers to graduate from Officer Candidate School for his commitment to education.

Asides from his journalism career, he emcees multiple charity events annually. He also serves on the Board of Directors of the Kansas City Autism Training Center/Astra Day School. Asides from this, he enjoys surfing, running, volunteering, snowboarding, and playing guitar.

Rob Hughes Age

Hughes 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 celebrates her birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.

Rob Hughes Height

He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.

Rob Hughes Family

Hughes 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 Rob has any siblings.

Rob Hughes Wife

Hughes is married to his beautiful wife, Rhea. He states that he enjoys spending his free time with his wife and their two wonderful sons, Robbie and Rowan. Together with his wife, they are active supporters of their church, the 2LT Jered Ewy Memorial Foundation, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, and Fisher House Foundation. He has also previously volunteered for the Oklahoma City VA Hospital and volunteers at the Kansas City VA Hospital.

Rob Hughes Net Worth

Hughes has an estimated net worth ranging between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned from his successful career as a Reporter/Anchor.

Rob Hughes Salary

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

Rob Hughes KMBC 9 News

Hughes works at KMBC 9 News where he works alongside other famous KMBC 9 News anchors, reporters, meteorologists, and sports anchors including;

  1. Danielle Grant
  2. Pete Grigsby
  3. Neville Miller
  4. Bryan Busby
  5. Katie Horner
  6. Nick Bender
  7. Karen Kornacki
  8. Len Jennings
  9. Len Dawson
  10. Donna Pitman
  11. Kris Ketz
  12. Emily Holwick
  13. Kelly Eckerman
  14. Cody Holyoke
  15. Larry Moore
  16. Johnny Rowlands
  17. Brian Johnson
  18. Martin Augustine
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