Robin Baumgarten Biography
Robin Baumgarten is an American three-time Emmy Award journalist working for WGN Morning News as a co-anchor from 6-10 am. She joined the network as a transportation reporter and airborne traffic reporter back in 1996. Baumgarten worked at Shadow Broadcast Services in Chicago before she joined WGN-TV.
Robin Baumgarten Education
Baumgarten went to the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and attained her bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism.
Robin Baumgarten Career
Baumgarten is currently working for WGN Morning News as a co-anchor from 6-10 am. Robin became a solo anchor of the 5 am show after the the WGN Morning News expanded to 4 hours. She became the prime anchor of WGN Morning News, from 5:30 am to 9 am back in 2004. She extended her duties again in 2013 when the show expanded to cover the 6-10 am hours.
Not only has she worked with WGN, but she also worked with other networks like WLUP Radio’s Jonathon Brandmeier Show whereby she was a traffic, news, and sports reporter. Baumgarten has also spent one year doing freelance work with ABC Sports and traffic reporter for CLTV News.
Robin Baumgarten Age
Baumgarten was born on November 7, 1963, in South suburban Burbank, Chicago, IL, United States. She is 58 years old in 2021.
Robin Baumgarten Height
Baumgarten stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall.
Quick Facts About Baumgarten
|Age||58 years old as of 2021|
|Net Worth||$1 Million – $5 Million|
Robin Baumgarten Family
Baumgarten is a lifelong Chicagoan, born and raised in South suburban Burbank. Information regarding Baumgarten’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Robin Baumgarten Husband
Baumgarten was married to Matt Piacente who is a news director of Fox-owned WFLD Channel 32. It is however not known when the couple got married or when they divorced. They were blessed with two daughters.
Robin Baumgarten Children
Baumgarten has 2 daughters. Her eldest daughter is named Anna was born in 2002 and her youngest daughter Mary was born in 2004.
Robin Baumgarten Salary
Being one of the top journalists for WGN, Baumgarten earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Robin Baumgarten Net Worth
Baumgarten has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a journalist.