Courtney Friel Profile
Courtney Friel is an American News Anchor/Reporter who works for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California. She has been working for the station since 2013.
Courtney Friel Education
Friel graduated from Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, where she regularly made the televised morning announcements and was active in the school’s media production class. She then attended San Diego State University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts in Political Science.
Courtney Friel Career
Friel is a news anchor/reporter who previously covered entertainment for Fox owned-and-operated station KTTV in Los Angeles as well as other local stations and also the Fox News Channel. Before her move to Los Angeles, she was the entertainment reporter at Fox News Channel, contributing to a number of entertainment-related programs for the network’s website, FoxNews.com. Friel was a frequent guest contributor on the Fox News late-night satire show Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld.
Under the steady gaze of Fox News Channel, Friel anchored and announced for the CBS subsidiary in Palm Springs and ABC station in Jackson, Tenn. On the programming side, she facilitated “The World Poker Tour” on the Travel Channel and “The Saturday Night Solution” on Court TV. She has likewise reported for different shows including “America’s Most Wanted,” “Extra,” “E! News,” and Oxygen’s “Trackers,” and got her beginning in the business as an understudy columnist for Channel One News. She likewise functioned as a diversion correspondent for KTTV-TV.
Quick Facts About Courtney Friel
|Full Name||Courtney Friel|
|Age||41 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1Million – $5 Million|
Courtney Friel Age
Friel was born on April 22, 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States (is 41 years old as of 2021.) She celebrates her birthday on April 22 every year.
Courtney Friel Height
Friel stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches (168 cm) tall and weighs about 123 lb / 56 kg.
Courtney Friel Husband/Wedding
Friel was married to Carter Evans who is an American journalist who is CBS News’ Los Angeles-based correspondent. The couple shared two children before they divorced in 2016. In 2019, Friel got engaged to Jim Hecht.
Courtney Friel Salary
Friel earns a salary of around $12 million. She is one of the highest-paid female news anchors in America.
Courtney Friel Net Worth
Friel has an estimated net worth of between $1Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a news anchor and reporter.
Courtney Friel Auto-biography
Friel released an autobiography by the name of Tonight at 10: Kicking Booze and Breaking News. The autobiography mainly details her past alcohol and drug addictions. In AUGUST 2020, it was publicized that Zero Gravity had optioned the film rights to turn the memoir into a biopic.
What happened to Courtney Friel?
Friel is an anchor and reporter on television in the U.S. She works for KTLA in Los Angeles, California serving as a Weekend evening news anchor for KTLA.
Courtney Friel KTLA 5 News
At KTLA 5 News, Friel works alongside;
- Vera Jimenez – Metrologist
- Liberté Chan – Metrologist
- Frank Buckley – Anchor
- Erin Myers – Reporter
- Eric Spillman – Reporter
- Cher Calvin – Anchor
- Ellina Abovian – Reporter
- Gayle Anderson – Reporter
- Derrin Horton – Sports Anchor
- Chris Schauble – Anchor
- Andy Riesmeyer – Host, Director & Executive Producer