Don Ford Profile
Don Ford is an American award-winning photographer and reporter working at KPIX 5 serving as a multimedia journalist and reporter. He joined KPIX 5 in January 2011.
Don Ford Career
Ford serves as a multimedia journalist and reporter at KPIX 5. In these roles, he is in charge of writing, shooting, and editing all of his own stories. Prior to this role, he served as a photojournalist and as a news operations manager from February 2001 to January 2011. Prior to joining KPIX 5/CBS 5, he worked at KRON-TV where he served as a news photographer, DSNG, and Editor from 1981 to 2001. During his tenure at KRON-TV, he was in charge of demonstrating positive interpersonal relationships with all producers, reporters, as well as assignment editors. Before joining KRON-TV, he worked at KXTV where he served as a news photojournalist from July 1980 to December 1980.
Ford had previously spent about 9 months working at KOVR where he served as a news photojournalist from October 1979 to June 1980. He started his journalism career at KZTV in Corpus Christi, Texas where he served as a photographer and reporter. In 1976, he joined Del Mar College and left college after two years, and proceeded on to work and live in Venezuela. While in Venezuela, he worked at Reynolds Aluminium’s Montaplan S.A. where he served as an assistant project planner.
Apart from his career as a reporter and multimedia journalist, he is also a photographer and has received several awards from the Northern California Bay Area Press Photographers Association. Furthermore, he is also a twenty-time Emmy nominee and four Emmy Award winners. In addition to that, he was part of a team that won a National Emmy Award for their Breaking News coverage of the Oakland Riots following the shooting of Oscar Grant by BART Police in September 2010.
Since he started his journalism career, he has enclosed several stories including the Contra/Sandinista Civil war in Nicaragua, the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans, and the beginnings of the first Gulf War in the Middle East. Additionally, he was also the very first photographer into the San Bruno Pipeline explosion crater. Ford also loves to spend some time as a volunteer as an assistant Scoutmaster to a large East Bay Troop. Whenever he is not working, he enjoys spending his free time with his family and friends.
Don Ford Age
Ford’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Ford is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50s.
Quick Facts About Ford
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Don Ford Height
Ford stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Don Ford Family
Information regarding Ford’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Don Ford’s Wife
Ford is happily married to his lovely wife whose information is not known by the public. The couple is blessed to be parents to their two grown children. Furthermore, the couple resides in the East Bay and loves to spend their free time together.
Don Ford Salary
Being one of the top multimedia journalists, reporters, and photographers for KPIX5 Ford earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Don Ford’s Net Worth
Ford has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a photographer, multimedia journalist, and reporter.
Don Ford KPIX5
Ford is working at KPIX5 where he works alongside other famous KPIX5 anchors and reporters including;
- Amanda Starrantino
- Elizabeth Cook
- Mary Lee
- Kenny Choi
- John Ramos
- Len Ramirez
- Juliette Goodrich
- Justin Andrews
- Andrea Nakano
- Vern Glenn
- Dennis O’Donnell
- Gianna Franco
- Paul Heggen
- Jessica Burch
- Brian Hackney