Roz Varon Profile
Roz Varon is an American Emmy Award-Winning anchor working for ABC 7 Chicago serving as a traffic anchor. She has been working for the station since April 1989.
Roz Varon Career
Varon serves as an anchor for ABC7 and was the first in the country to bring traffic rush hour reporting to the TV morning news. Varon attended Columbia College where she received a B.A. in Broadcast Communications. She has also won multiple Emmy Awards and has been honored with several Peter Lisagor Awards, including one for her “Weekender” series, a weekly roundup of metro Chicago events. She was recognized by The Girl Scouts as a role model with their “Girls Scouts of the USA Thanks Badge.” She also won the Illinois Broadcasters Association’s Silver Dome Award for her breast cancer special, “Faces of Inspiration.”
Most recently, Varon has published “On the Road with Roz: Adventures in Travel and Life,” a delightful and heartening collection of words and images detailing her travels on Route 66 and around the world with her family.
She has served on the Board of Governors of the Chicago/Midwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences since 2000 and is currently a member of the Columbia Alumni Association & Network National Alumni Board.
Roz Varon Age
Varon’s age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Varon is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 60s.
Roz Varon Height
Varon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Quick Facts About Roz Varon
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Roz Varon Family
Information regarding Varon’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Roz Varon Husband
Varon is married to Glen Janz and the couple is blessed with a daughter named Sarah. Their daughter is a graduate of Columbia College Chicago. The family resides in the western suburbs of Chicago along with their three pets, two dogs and a cat.
Roz Varon Salary
Being one of the top Traffic Anchors for ABC 7 Chicago, Varon earns an annual salary ranging between $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Roz Varon’s Net Worth
Varon has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Traffic Anchor.
Roz Varon Breast Cancer survivor
Varon is a breast cancer survivor who works diligently to help heighten cancer prevention and awareness and is an in-demand motivational speaker. As an animal lover, Varon volunteers much of her time to the PAWS Chicago and Anti-Cruelty Society. Varon was diagnosed with metastatic breast cancer in 2006.
Was Roz Varon on the radio?
Varon has also spent some time of her career working in radio. She started her career at WLS Radio in Chicago, where she was a morning airborne traffic reporter and editor. In addition to her work in radio and television, she taught radio broadcasting courses at Chicago’s Columbia College.
Roz Varon’s weight loss
Varon has significantly lost some weight over the past few months. However, she has not disclosed whether she underwent surgery, exercised, or focused on her diet.
Roz Varon ABC7 Chicago
At ABC7 Chicago Varon works alongside;
- Rob Elgas
- Alan Krashesky
- Val Warner
- Paul Meincke
- Diane Pathieu
- Jessica D’Onofrio
- Jason Knowles
- Chuck Goudie
- Larry Mowry
- Mark Rivera
- Stacey Baca
- Mark Giangreco
- Cheryl Burton
- Eric Thomas
- Kristen Sze