Paul Meincke Profile
Paul Meincke is an American journalist working for ABC 7 Chicago serving as a reporter. He has been working for the station since July 1985.
Paul Meincke Career
Meincke serves as a reporter at ABC7 who is a native of Rock Island, Illinois, who received his Bachelor of Arts degree in speech from Augustana College. Over the years Meincke has covered many major news stories the arrest of the Unabomber, the death penalty debate in Illinois, the first Gulf war, the Branch Davidian stand-off in Texas, the 1999 release of captured U.S. servicemen in Belgrade, and also the political corruption trials of Governors Ryan and Blagojevich.
Meincke started his career as a radio play-by-play announcer. He then became an anchor TV newscast at WHBF-TV in his hometown of Rock Island, Illinois. In 1981, he moved to WEWS-TV in Cleveland where he served as a backup anchor and general assignment reporter. Throughout his career, Meincke has won several awards for journalistic excellence. Additionally, he was recognized with the Richard J. Daley Police Medal of Honor for working as a mediator in a hostage situation involving a wounded Chicago police officer in 2001.
For many years, he has been active with the Boy Scouts. in 2003 was presented with the Silver Beaver Award, the highest award an adult volunteer can receive in recognition of time and effort, and is a former Scoutmaster of Boy Scouts of America Troop 6 in Des Plaines. During his free time, he has backpacked the Philmont Scout ranch five times, bicycled across the U.S. in the summer of 2012, and climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in 2008.
Paul Meincke Age
Meincke’s age is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Meincke is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 60s.
Paul Meincke Height
Meincke stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Quick Facts About Paul Meincke
|Net Worth||$1 million – $5 Million|
Paul Meincke Family
Information regarding Meincke’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Paul Meincke Wife
Meincke is married to Wendy for more than 30 years and they have been blessed with four adult boys who are their great joy namely – Dan, Zach, Bill, and Cody.
Paul Meincke Salary
Being one of the top reporters for ABC 7 Chicago, Meincke earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Paul Meincke’s Net Worth
Meincke has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter.
Paul Meincke ABC7 Chicago
At ABC7 Chicago Meincke works alongside;
- Larry Mowry
- Mark Rivera
- Stacey Baca
- Dionne Miller
- Phil Schwarz
- Karen Jordan
- Ravi Baichwal
- Roz Varon
- Tracy Butler
- Terrell Brown
- Tanja Babich
- Cheryl Burton
- Eric Thomas