Joe Donlon Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, WBBM-TV, Salary, and Net Worth

Joe Donlon Profile

Joe Donlon is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working at WBBM – CBS 2 Chicago in Illinois as a weekday evening anchor. He has been working at the station since May 2022.

Joe Donlon Education

Donlon is a proud graduate of Marquette University, where he attended from 1981 to 1985. He graduated from the university with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) in Journalism and Political Science. During his time at the university, he was part of the school’s hockey team.

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Joe Donlon Career

Donlon serves at WBBM – CBS 2 Chicago as a weekday evening anchor, appearing on the 5 PM, 6 PM, and 10 PM newscasts. Before joining WBBM, Donlon worked for Nexstar Media Group, Inc. as a news anchor in Chicago from September 2020 to November 2022.

He started his career as a news anchor in Tucson, Arizona, working for KVOA-TV from July 1988 to July 1997. Then, Donlon moved to Portland, Oregon, where he anchored for KGW-TV for over 20 years, from July 1997 to March 2018. Following that, Donlon shifted to Chicago, Illinois, and worked as a news anchor for WGN-TV for 2 years and 6 months, from April 2018 to September 2020. Later, Donlon joined Nexstar Media Group.

Donlon has been on TV as an anchor for over 3 and a half decades. He covered big events like protests, political meetings, elections, and big sports games. When he worked at WGN-TV, his evening news show was the most watched in Chicago. Recently, he started a new cable news channel called “NewsNation” and has hosted his own show called “The Donlon Report.”

Joe Donlon Age

Donlon was born on November 25 (According to his Instagram Page on November 25, 2021!) in St. Louis, Missouri, United States. However, he has managed to keep his year of birth private, therefore it is difficult to know how old he is (he might be in his 60s!).

Joe Donlon Height

Donlon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.

Joe Donlon Family

Information regarding Donlon’s parents and siblings is under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.

Joe Donlon Wife

Donlon is a married man and his spouse is Kathleen. Less information is known about their marriage, but there will be an update as soon as Donlon mentions anything about it in the limelight. There is also no information regarding whether the duo has any kids or not.

Joe Donlon Salary

Being one of the top anchors for WBBM-TV, Donlon earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 to $ 100,000. 

Joe Donlon Net Worth

Donlon has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.

Joe Donlon Show – The Donlon Report

From March 1, 2021, to March 25, 2022, Donlon hosted his own nightly American television news show, “The Donlon Report,” on NewsNation. The program lasted for 1 hour every day and was broadcast at 6 PM ET. However, on March 28, 2022, “NewsNation Rush Hour” took over “The Donlon Report” time slot at 6 p.m. ET, and it now airs from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. ET.

Joe Donlon House

In late June 2022, Donlon and his wife, Kathleen, bought a 2-bedroom condominium for $1.06 million. It’s on the 28th floor of a tall building in Streeterville, Cook County, Illinois. Their condo is 1,900 square feet big and has 2 and a half bathrooms. Inside, they have fancy lights, a pretty quartz countertop and backsplash, and a newly renovated kitchen with Viking appliances. Their condo also has a balcony, shelves built into the walls, a special fireplace, and a big bedroom with its own bathroom made of French limestone.

The sellers wanted to sell it for $1.27 million at first, but they kept lowering the price until Donlon and his wife bought it for $1.06 million. Donlon didn’t say anything about it, and their real estate agent, Karen Iantorno, didn’t comment either. In the 2020 tax year, they had to pay $18,651 in property taxes for their condo.

Joe Donlon WBBM-TV

Donlon works at WBBM-TV alongside other famous WBBM-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Marie Saavedra
  2. Irika Sargent
  3. Brad Edwards
  4. Audrina Sinclair
  5. Ryan Baker
  6. Jim Williams
  7. Suzanne Le Mignot
  8. Dana Kozlov
  9. Chris Tye

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