Deborah Takahara Profile
Deborah Takahara is an American award-winning journalist working for FOX31 and Channel 2 News serving as an anchor. She has been working for the station since July 2006.
Deborah Takahara Career
Takahara serves as the anchor of Channel 2 News at 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. on weekdays. She also anchors FOX31 News at 10 p.m. on weekdays. As a reporter for KTVT-TV (CBS) in Dallas, she witnessed the devastation caused by Hurricanes Katrina and Rita firsthand.
She went to Mexico to report on the border violence. Furthermore, she also won a regional Emmy for her coverage of an airman’s homecoming 37 years after he was killed in action in Vietnam. Deborah began her broadcasting career after graduating from the University of California, Irvine, in Fort Smith, Arkansas, where she worked for KHBS-TV (ABC).
Six months later, she was hired as a general assignment reporter by KATV-TV (ABC) in Little Rock. She also progressed from weekend morning anchor to weekday morning anchor. Her next jump took her back to her hometown in Southern California.
Her next move brought her back to her roots in Southern California, where she worked as an anchor as well as a reporter for KNSD-TV (NBC) in San Diego. Deborah also worked for NBC News, where she covered major West Coast news events.
Deborah enjoys traveling and discovering new places. Additionally, she also enjoys being outside and is looking forward to gardening, skiing, and running. She has also run four marathons, including the Boston Marathon in 2011.
Quick Facts About Deborah Takahara
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Hurricane Katrina was also the most difficult assignment she has ever had. It was also the most satisfying. She witnessed unimaginable devastation. Entire neighborhoods had vanished, along with streets and landmarks, and there were stairs leading up to foundations but no houses. But in the midst of it all, we discovered hope.
Like the mailman, who continued her route despite the fact that mailboxes were missing, addresses were changed, and in some cases, there was no house at all. The entire experience taught her to value life and the little things. It also gave her a newfound appreciation for Mother Nature.
Deborah Takahara Age
Takahara’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Takahara is or when she celebrates her birthday. however, she might be in her 40s.
Deborah Takahara Height
Takahara stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Deborah Takahara Family
Information regarding Takahara’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Deborah Takahara Husband
Takahara is married to Mike O’Neill. They tied the knot in November 2011 in Hawaii. Furthermore, the couple has been blessed with a son and daughter whose names she has not revealed.
Deborah Takahara Salary
Being one of the top journalists for FOX31, Takahara earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Deborah Takahara Net Worth
Takahara has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor and reporter.
Deborah Takahara FOX31
At FOX31 Takahara works alongside
- Kirk Yuhnke
- Natalie Tysdal
- Chris Tomer
- Kim Posey
- Meagan O’Halloran
- Ashley Michels
- Matt Mauro
- Matt Makens
- Jessica Lebel
- Michael Konopasek
- Keagan Harsha
- Bruce Haertl
- Carly Cassady
- Aristea Brady