Joleen Chaney Profile
Joleen Chaney is an American news anchor/reporter working for KFOR-TV in Oklahoma City. Chaney first joined KFOR in June 2007 as an intern.
Joleen Chaney Career
Chaney serves at KFOR News 4 as a news anchor. She was hired behind the scenes as a weekend writer and assignment editor within a week. Joleen got her first on-air job as a morning anchor at KAUZ-TV in Wichita Falls, TX three months later, during her senior year of college at Cameron University, where she was involved in the Honor’s Program. Within a year, she was back anchoring and reporting for KFOR-TV. She worked at another local television station from June 2014 to June 2016, but returned to her KFOR family as the weekday 4 pm anchor, and was later promoted to the main evening anchor.
Chaney is a sixth-generation Oklahoman who was born in Fairview and raised in Rush Springs – and no, she was not the watermelon queen! She is a member of the Oklahoma Choctaw Tribe. Joleen has received Associated Press awards for “Best Reporter Portfolio” and the Society of Professional Journalists awards for criminal justice reporting, diversity reporting, and feature reporting. Chaney was nominated for a Heartland Emmy in 2010 for her breaking news tornado coverage. She has received numerous Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters awards. She was also a member of the KFOR-TV team that won multiple Emmys for its coverage of the Moore tornado in May 2013.
Chaney has served as a member of the inaugural class of in Oklahoma Magazine’s “30 under 30 NextGen,” which honored Oklahomans under the age of 30 for outstanding career achievement. She is currently an honorary board member of the Children’s Hospital and produces a biweekly segment called “A Heart for Kids” that highlights Oklahoma children who receive life-saving surgery thanks to an endowed program funded by The Children’s Hospital Foundation fundraising. As a baccalaureate and graduation speaker, Joleen travels the state speaking to women’s groups and high school students.
Joleen Chaney Age
Chaney is 40 years old as of 2021. She was born on July 18, 1981, in an Oklahoman in Fairview and raised in Rush Springs. She celebrates her birthday on July 18 every year.
Joleen Chaney Height
Chaney stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches.
Quick Facts About Joleen Chaney
|Full Name||Joleen Chaney|
|Age||40 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Joleen Chaney Family/ Parents
Joleen Chaney Husband/ Children
Chaney is engaged to Joseph. The couple met at the time she was doing an uncommon report on the sexual stalkers who were exploring nature somewhere around the stream beside the trailer park. The couple has two sons; CJ and Cadon. Her younger son, Cadon, was born in 2004.
Joleen Chaney Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KFOR, Chaney earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Joleen Chaney’s Net Worth
Chaney has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a writer, anchor, and assignment editor.
Joleen Chaney Athlete Life
Chaney, a lifelong athlete, competes in and emcees races across the state, and she also volunteers her time emceeing events benefiting Oklahoma nonprofits. Joleen completed a half-ironman triathlon in 2011, raising thousands of dollars for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of Oklahoma.
She has participated in events benefiting the Children’s Miracle Network and the American Diabetes Association by running and cycling. Joleen completed her first full marathon in April 2012, the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon, and has run numerous half marathons throughout Oklahoma. Joleen was also a member of Oklahoma Magazine’s “30 under 30 NextGen” inaugural class. She is an honorary board member of the Children’s Hospital Foundation.
Joleen Chaney KFOR
At KFOR Chaney works alongside;
- Taylor Adams
- Tara Blume
- Aaron Brackett
- Brian Brinkley
- Jessica Bruno
- Dylan Buckingham
- Jacklyn Chappell
- Lauren Daniels
- Nate Feken
- Heather Holeman
- Kaitor Kay
- Damien Lodes
- Ali Meyer
- Mike Morgan