Rob Hughes Profile
Rob Hughes is an American News Anchor/Reporter currently working for KMBC-TV. He is currently the anchor of weekday newscasts from 7 am to 9 am, on KMBC/KCWE. Previously, he was in Oklahoma City, working for KOCO ABC 5, KMBC-TV’s sister station. There he served as the fill-in anchor, as well as the general assignment reporter.
Hughes has served at KKCO NBC 11 and KJCT ABC 8 in Grand Junction, Colorado, holding the positions of reporter, anchor, and producer. Holding the same positions as in KKCO and KJCT, Hughes has worked at KRGV ABC 5, an ABC-affiliated TV station in Weslaco, Texas, as well as at a dual CBS/NBC-affiliated TV station in Yuma, Arizona, KSWT CBS 13.
He is a proud alumnus of the University of Southern California, where he earned his B.A. degree in both Communication and Political Science. There, he was a Dean’s List student and a recipient of the Order of Troy, which recognizes the top 140, out of 4,000 graduating seniors for service, leadership, and academic excellence.
During his stint at the university, he was the host of “CU@USC” and “Political Platform”, which was named the greatest college television discussion show by Spin Magazine. In the greater Los Angeles area, the show reaches roughly 3 million households. Hughes was named best senior host and best male host for his efforts. Interviews with Grammy Award-winning band(Train), Star Wars creator(George Lucas), former USC quarterback(Mark Sanchez), and actor(Laurence Fishburne) are among his most memorable interviews.
He works as a Rifle Platoon Leader, as well as aLight Infantry Officer, in the Oklahoma Army National Guard, currently stationed at C CO “Cold Steel” 1/179, 45 IBCT. He was trained by the 19th Special Forces Group in Fort Lewis, Washington, in tactical room clearance and urban operations. Hughes was honored by the Oklahoma State Senate and Oklahoma House of Representatives with the Army Service Ribbon, Global War on Terrorism Service Medal, Army Certificate of Achievement, a Citation of Commendation, and the National Defense Service Medal. This was for being one of the 16 soldiers out of 64 to graduate from Officer Candidate School, as well as for his commitment to education.
Hughes is the Director of Operations, as well as a board member of an Oklahoma-based Veterans/military nonprofit that is expanding into the Kansas City market, which honors the Warriors of America. He formerly volunteered at the Veterans Health Administration Hospital in Oklahoma City and now volunteers at the Veterans Health Administration Hospital in Kansas City.
Quick Facts About Rob Hughes
|Full Name||Rob Hughes|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Rob Hughes Age
Hughes’s age is unknown for he has managed to keep his personal life private. Therefore, there is no information regarding how old Hughes is or when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30s.
Rob Hughes Height
Hughes stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Rob Hughes Family
Information regarding Hughes’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, there will be an update as soon as it’s available.
Rob Hughes Wife
Hughes is in marriage with his lovely spouse, Rhea. The couple takes pride in being “mom and dad” to their 2 sons, Rowan and Robbie. The couple is very committed when it comes to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, the 2LT Jered Ewy Memorial Foundation, Fisher House Foundation, and their church as well. When Hughes is not at work, he likes going to a golf course, playing bass/guitar, or snowboarding with his family.
Rob Hughes Salary
Being one of the top journalists for KMBC 9 News, Hughes earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Rob Hughes Net Worth
Hughes has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor and Reporter.
Rob Hughes KMBC 9 News
At KMBC 9 News Hughes works alongside
- Larry Moore
- Bryan Busby
- Kris Ketz
- Cody Holyoke
- Kelly Eckerman
- Haley Harrison
- Lara Moritz
- Donna Pitman
- Len Dawson
- Len Jennings
- Karen Kornacki
- Nick Bender
- Pete Grigsby
- Katie Horner
- Emily Holwick
- Neville Miller