Angela Chen Profile
Angela Chen is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter currently working for KESQ-TV since joining the station in November of 2018. She currently anchors the morning newscasts, from Monday through Friday at the station.
Before joining KESQ, Chen was a teacher of graduate school seminars at the University of Southern California Annenberg School of Communication and Journalism.
Previously, she was in Houston, Texas, working for KRIV-TV, a Fox-owned-and-operated station, as a Fill-in Anchor and a News Reporter. There she covered everything from two Super Bowls to the 2016 election to hurricanes. She also provided live network coverage of terrorist plans and historic floodwater damage. Additionally, she was the host of a weekly cuisine feature and “The Asian Connection,” KRIV’s public affairs piece that focused on Asian American newsmakers and Houston’s diversity. While working for KRIV, she also worked as a News Reporter at KTRK-TV, an ABC owned-and-operated station in Houston, Texas.
Chen used to wear red glasses and was always on books when she was younger. Her passion for the written word led her to journalism (and, most likely, myopia), and it has changed her life.
Chen is a proud alumnus of the University of California in San Diego, where she obtained bachelor’s degrees in Writing, Psychology, and World Literatures. There, she studied under renowned professor Eliot Wirshbo. Chen’s first employment was as a News Writer for morning shows at KUSI-TV in San Diego. She then joined NY1 News as a News Reporter after graduating from Columbia University’s Journalism School in New York City with a Master of Science Degree.
She has worked at news stations in San Diego and Bakersfield while at home before transferring to KOLO in Reno. Chen has also contributed to Bustle, The Huffington Post, and The New York Times, among other digital and print publications.
Quick Facts About Angela Chen
|Full Name||Angela Chen|
|Spouse||DR. K. West|
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Throughout her career, she won the Philip S. Weintraub Media Award and the Lone Star Award. Also, she holds the N.S. Bienstock Fellowship, as well as the RIAS German Fellowship. She received a grant from the Society of Environmental Journalists in the year 2020. In addition, she was chosen as the largest grant recipient for the University of Southern – California Center for Health Journalism Impact Fund in the year 2020. Both grants were used to create a multi-part Salton Sea series. She was awarded the Maynard 200 Fellowship in the year 2021.
Chen has resided in both Taipei and London. She is a qualified scuba diver, proficient in Mandarin, a Pi Beta Phi graduate, and an AAJA member. She also enjoys The Simpsons and is always on the lookout for the ideal burrito.
Angela Chen Age
Chen was born in Southern California, United States. Her age is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life private. Therefore, there is no information regarding how old Chen is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.
Angela Chen Height
Chen stands at a height of approximately 5 feet, 7 inches(1.72).
Angela Chen Family
Chen spent all of her youth and childhood in Southern California, with her loving parents and sisters. Her father was diagnosed with serious brain cancer. Chen left the Big Apple and returned home to Southern California to assist in caring for him. Information regarding Chen’s mother and sisters is currently under review. However, the information regarding her sisters, as well as her mother, will be updated as soon as it is available.
Angela Chen Husband
Chen is in marriage with her lovely spouse, DR. K. West. He works as a physician at the Texas Medical Center. In the month of August, the year 2015, the pair wedded at the Hotel Del Coronado in Coronado, California. At their wedding, the bridesmaids were Chen’s sisters, as well as her school friends. They went on their honeymoon to Jamaica after the wedding. Chen likes spending her free time with her husband, as well as their 2 cute dogs.
Information about Chen having children is unknown for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. However, as soon as the information is available, there will be an update.
Angela Chen Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KESQ-TV, Chen earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Angela Chen Net Worth
Chen has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Angela Chen KCBD
At KCBD Chen works alongside;
- John White
- Karen Devine
- Jeff Stahl
- Peter Daut
- Marian Bouchot
- Jennifer Franco
- Patrick Evans
- Haley Clawson
- Blake Arthur