Shara Park Profile
Shara Park is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor and Reporter working for KSL-TV in Salt Lake City, Utah as a news anchor. She joined the KSL 5 News team in the year 2007.
Shara Park Education
She had her high school studies at Granger High School. She graduated with a degree in communications and a minor in journalism from Northern Illinois University. While there Park earned recognition from the University as the 2004 Broadcaster of the Year for her work with NTC, CNN Local Edition. While at NIU she played volleyball for the Division I Huskies and she was a member of the Track & Field team.
Shara Park Career
Park serves at KSL as a news anchor for KSL 5 News Today and KSL 5 News at Noon, where she covers breaking news. She is one of KSL’s go-to reporters for breaking news. In 2018 park covered Utah’s biggest breaking stories; the death of the University of Utah student-athlete Lauren McCluskey, the passing of Thomas S. Monson, the raging wildfires in Utah County, and the President of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints.
In 2017 park traveled to London, England to cover the terrorist attack on Westminster Bridge that killed a Utah man and injured his wife. In 2016, the park was on the ground in Pinedale, Wyoming where murdered UTA employee Kay Ricks and the first to report the discovery of the missing UTA truck belonging to the kidnapped.
Her investigative reporting in 2014 on the avalanche death of BYU student Ashleigh Cox led to changes in dispatch codes and an emergency phone placed in American Fork Canyon. In 2013, the park was embedded with Utah Task Force 1 as they responded to catastrophic flooding in Boulder, Colorado. And in 2012, she traveled to Puyallup, Washington to cover the heartbreaking deaths of Susan Cox Powell’s two sons at the hands of their father.
Prior to joining KSL, she worked as a sports/news anchor for KCSG Television in St. George, UT. Before that, the share had the difficult task of living in Hawaii, and KPUA was a feature sports writer and interning with KWXX Radio. She also completed two sports internships at ABC 4 News in Utah.
Quick Facts About Shara Park
|$1 million – $5 Million
Her reporting on school safety and the Safe UT app is also featured in a series of reports that won KSL the prestigious Edward R. Murrow for Outstanding Journalism in 2019. She has also earned recognition from the Society of Professional Journalists and the Utah Broadcasters Association.
Park was named Utah’s best television reporter by the SPJ in the year 2019 and took home first place for her breaking news reporting, an honor Park also received in the year 2017. In Utah, Park has been recognized multiple times for her reporting by the Rocky Mountain Southwest Chapter of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 2019 park received an Emmy for her work on the documentary Road to Recovery, which took an in-depth look at opioid abuse in Utah.
Shara Park Age, Birthday
Park was born in West Valley City, Utah, United States but her age is unknown. She has managed to keep her personal life private hence the year, month, and date she was born are unknown. However, she might be in her 30s.
Shara Park Height, measurements
Park stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches (1.68 m).
Shara Park Family
Park grew up in West Valley City, Utah, U.S. However, information regarding Park’s parents and siblings is currently under review. The information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Shara Park Husband, Married, Children
Park is married to Nick and together the couple has been blessed with two children whose names she has not revealed. She resides in Sandy together with her family.
Shara Park Salary
Being one of the top news journalists for KSL 5-TV, Park earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Shara Park Net Worth
Park has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an Anchor and Reporter.
Shara Park KSL-TV
At KSL-TV Park works alongside;
- Nadine Wimmer – Anchor
- Dave McCann – Anchor
- Dan Spindle – Anchor
- Ashley Moser – Co-anchor
- Keith McCord – Anchor
- Carole Mikita – Anchor/Reporter
- Alex Cabrero – Reporter
- Mike Anderson – Reporter
- Andrew Adams – Reporter
- Mike Headrick – Co-anchor
- Lori Prichard – Journalist
- Adam Eakle – Host of KSL Outdoors
- John Hollenhorst – Senior Correspondent
- Tania Dean – Investigative Producer