Cher Calvin Biography
Cher Calvin is an American Award-winning journalist and is currently the anchor for KTLA 5 News at 6, 6:30, 10, and 11 on weeknights. Before this role, Calvin co-anchored the weekend evening news, as well as KTLA’s morning show, where she won an Emmy in 2005.
Calvin graduated from New York University with a BA in broadcast journalism and a minor in political science. She started her broadcast career in New York as a news desk assistant editor for Time Magazine. Calvin also graduated from the Marymount School of New York in 1992, a college preparatory Catholic high school for girls on the Upper East Side of Manhattan.
Cher joined KTLA in 2005 from Las Vegas Fox affiliate KVVU-TV where she co-anchored “Fox 5 News This Morning”. She won three Golden Mike Awards: two for best public affairs program, “Access L.A.,” and one for the “KTLA 5 Morning News.”
Calvin’s on-camera career began in Manila, Philippines, where she lived from 1998 to 2003. At that time, she worked as a news anchor and features reporter at GMA Network, and later, as a news anchor at CNN Asia affiliated and national network, ABS-CBN.
At ABS-CBN, Calvin served as the national evening news anchor for “News Central,” receiving the Golden Dove Award, the Philippines’ equivalent of an Emmy Award — for best newscast. She also received the Philippines Star Award in 2002 for best lifestyle host for the lifestyle magazine show “F,” which she co-produced and hosted for four years. At the same time, Cher hosted the weekly political roundtable talk show “Points of View,” also on ABS-CBN, receiving two Golden Dove Awards in 2000 and 2002 for her work.
While still in the Philippines, Calvin’s assignment included “EDSA III,” an attempted coup to impeach former Philippines President Joseph Estrada. Some of her memorable interviews include the then-incoming Philippines President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, former Philippines President Fidel Ramos, and Prince Albert II of Monaco.
In a way to give back to her community, Calvin is a spokeswoman and annual master of ceremonies for the charity Asians for Miracle Marrow Matches (A3M). She also participates in “The Vagina Monologues” to help stop the violence against women around the world.
Calvin is fluent in Tagalog and participates in many Filipino and Asian community events, including the KTLA-sponsored annual Lotus Festival in Echo Park.
Cher Calvin Age
How old is Cher Calvin? Calvin is 48 years old as of 2022. She was born on August 1, 1974, in New York, New York, the United States of America. In addition, she celebrates her birthday on August 1st every year and her birth sign is Leo.
Cher Calvin Husband
Calvin is currently single. She has not disclosed much about her love life hence it is not known whether she is dating or not. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Cher Calvin Family
Calvin is the daughter of the former Filipino actor Roger Calvin. and Dr. Delia Santos. It is not known whether she has any siblings. This field will be updated once the information is available.
Cher Calvin Net Worth
Calvin has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million. Her income is mainly attributed to her career as a journalist.
Cher Calvin Salary
Calvin works for KTLA as an anchor to receive an annual salary of about $87,500.