Robert Kovacik Profile
Robert Kovacik is a multiple-award-winning American journalist currently working as an anchor and general assignment reporter for NBC4. He can be seen on the weekday evening newscasts at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m.
Robert Kovacik Education
Kovacik graduated with honors from Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, with a Bachelor of Arts degree. Kovacik also holds a Master’s degree in journalism with honors from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism. He spent over 5 years in New York City after graduating from Columbia before moving to California.
Robert Kovacik Career
Kovacik is well-known for providing viewers with a local perspective as well as comprehensive coverage of national and international events. Most recently, he traveled to Windsor Castle in England to cover the most anticipated wedding in recent history – Prince Harry and Meghan Markle, the Duchess of Sussex and a Los Angeles native. Kovacik covered the many sights and sounds leading up to the big event, as well as interviewed dozens of Southern California residents who traveled overseas to participate in the festivities.
Prince Harry even gave him a royal welcome – watch it here. He has also covered a number of significant events, including the Las Vegas mass shooting and the terrorist bombing attack in Manchester, England, both in 2017, as well as the Orlando mass shooting in 2016, when a gunman opened fire in a nightclub. He was present at the near-collapse of the Oroville Dam in Northern California, as well as the deaths of 19 Prescott, Arizona firefighters.
Kovacik was NBC4’s correspondent for the 2013 Papal Conclave in Rome, and the year before that, he covered the summer Olympics in London, for which he was later honored by the British Consul-General in Los Angeles. Both of Kovacik’s international assignments earned him Emmy nominations. Kovacik has covered Presidential debates and primaries, including reporting in Washington, D.C. for George H. W. Bush’s funeral, Cleveland for the Republican Convention, and New York City where candidates Clinton and Trump awaited election results in 2016. Kovacik has worked backstage for NBC4 and other affiliates at the Academy Awards, Golden Globes, Emmys, and Grammys for over a decade.
He has conducted in-depth interviews with industry luminaries such as Bob Barker, Jane Fonda, Hugh Hefner, Quincy Jones, Angela Lansbury, and Robert Redford. One of his most compelling live shots came while covering an extensive manhunt for an alleged murderer in Southern California. The suspect appeared out of nowhere and surrendered to Kovacik live on the air. For breaking and spot news reporting, he received an Edward R. Murrow Award, a Golden Mike Award, and a Los Angeles Press Club Award. The Mayor requested an audit of the Los Angeles Fire Department as a result of Kovacik’s exclusive investigation into the LAFD’s 911 response times.
Quick Facts About Robert Kovacik
|Full Name||Robert Kovacik|
|Age||57 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Kovacik has received the Humane Society of the United States Genesis Award three times. At the 55th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards in 2013, Kovacik was named Television Journalist of the Year. His ground-breaking investigation into overcrowded Los Angeles animal shelters aided in forcing the city to change its laws. He also moderates the St. Anne’s Annual Summit, one of L.A.’s oldest social service organizations that examines current issues affecting at-risk women, children, and families. He is also an avid supporter of animal-related causes and works to raise awareness about animal welfare and the importance of pet adoption, such as for NBC4’s annual Clear the Shelters adoption drive. When he was named anchor of KCET’s overnight venture, “Nightworld,” he was the youngest anchor in the nation’s largest television market, New York City.
Robert Kovacik Age
Kovacik was born in 1964 in Los Angeles, California. He is 57 years old as of 2021. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday.
Robert Kovacik Height
Kovacik stands at a height of 5 ft 7 in (1.7 m).
Robert Kovacik Family
Information regarding Kovacik’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Robert Kovacik Wife|Partner
Information about Kovacik’s dating life is not known for he has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Kovacik is engaged to someone or whether he is married. It is also not known if he has any children.
Robert Kovacik Salary
Being one of the top journalists for NBC, Kovacik earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Robert Kovacik’s Net Worth
Kovacik has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an anchor and general assignment reporter.