Tara Finestone Profile
Tara Finestone is a Southern California news veteran who in January 2018 was named Vice President and News Director of CBS 2 and KCAL 9, the CBS-owned stations in LA.
Tara Finestone Education
A Seattle area native, she graduated from the University of Washington with a B.A. in communication and media studies and she worked as a producer at stations in Seattle, Spokane, and Salt Lake City.
Tara Finestone Career
Finestone, who joined CBS 2 and KCAL 9 as the stations’ Assistant News Director in July 2016, owns more than 20 years of local and national news experience, including the past 15 years in the Los Angeles market. Before joining CBS 2-KCAL 9, Finestone served as an executive producer at KTLA-TV. Prior to that, Finestone was a supervising producer at Current TV. Tara moved to Southern California in 2003 and spent nine years in varying network and local positions with NBC News and KNBC-TV.
She is the recipient of many awards, including 4 Emmys and varying Los Angeles Press Club awards, including the 2011 National Entertainment Journalist of the Year and the 2011 Television Journalist of the Year.
Tara Finestone Age
Finestone’s age is not known. She has managed to keep her personal life private hence the year, month and date she was born are not known.
Tara Finestone Height
Finestone’s height is not yet disclosed
Tara Finestone Husband
Finestone is a married woman and the couple is blessed with three sons.
Tara Finestone Salary
Being one of the news veterans for CBS 2 /KCAL 9, there is no doubt Finestone earns a good salary. However, the exact amount of money Finestone receives has not yet been disclosed.
Tara Finestone Net Worth
Finestone’s net worth is currently under review but the information will be updated as soon as she discloses how much she is worth.
At CBS2/KCAL9 Finestone works alongside;
- Sandra Mitchell – Journalist
- Jeff Nguyen – Reporter
- Kandiss Crone – Journalist
- DeMarco Morgan – Co-anchor
- Nicole Comstock – Reporter
- Dave Lopez – Journalist
- Sharon Tay – Journalist
- Suzie Suh – Co-anchor
- Jeff Michael – Journalist/Co-anchor
- Juan Fernandez – Anchor
- Jeff Vaughn – Anchor/Reporter
- Suzanne Marques – Co-anchor
- David Goldstein – Investigative Reporter
- Rachel Kim – General Assignment Reporter
- Kristine Lazar – Investigative Reporter
- Jasmine Viel – Anchor / Reporter
- Tom Wait – General Assignment Reporter
- Sara Donchey – Anchor / Reporter
- Hermela Aregawi – General Assignment Reporter
- Lesley Marin – General Assignment Reporter
- Tina Patel – Reporter
- Kara Finnstrom – Reporter