Frank Buckley Biography
Frank Buckley is an American award-winning broadcast journalist who currently works for KTLA. He anchors KTLA’s Emmy Award-winning broadcast L.A.’s No.1-rated KTLA 5 Morning News. Buckley is the host of a TV show and podcast that airs on KTLA Weekends and is also available on Youtube for Frank Buckley Interviews. He produces the show as well.
Buckley attended and graduated from the University of South California, where he studied a double major in broadcast journalism and history in 1987.
In 2005, he joined KTLA from CNN. He was a national reporter at CNN and was a multi-award-winning journalist, including Emmys. His KTLA interviews feature long-form and thought-provoking conversations with prominent newsmakers and interesting individuals with Americans every day.
While at CNN, different duties were assigned to him, including breaking news, long-form business reporting, and politics. He was on the “Carrier at War assignment” documentary for CNN Presents. Additionally, Frank traveled alongside the John Kerry and John Edwards campaigns in 2004. He traveled with President George W. Bush, often reporting from the White House, during the 2003-2004 presidential campaigns.
As a reporter, his work took him to virtually every city in Southern California and to different locations around the world. Frank went to Japan in 2011, for instance, reporting for KTLA. In Japan, immediately after the devastating tsunami struck, he posted from Sendai, the capital city of Miyagi Prefecture. Also during the presidential election, he went to London to report a terror report and to Iran.
Additionally, he was a national reporter at CNN and was a multi-award-winning journalist, including Emmys. His KTLA interviews feature long-form and thought-provoking conversations with prominent newsmakers and interesting individuals with Americans every day. While at CNN, different duties were assigned to him, including breaking news, long-form business reporting, and politics. Moreover, Buckley was on the “Carrier at War assignment” documentary for CNN Presents. Traveled alongside the John Kerry and John Edwards campaigns in 2004. Frank traveled with President George W. Bush, often reporting from the White House, during the 2003-2004 presidential campaigns.
He left CNN in 2005 to Join KTLA.
Frank Buckley Age
How old is Frank Buckley? Buckley is 59 years old as of 2023. He was born on February 9, 1964, in Twentynine Palms San Bernardino County, California in the USA. In addition, Frank celebrates his birthday on February 9th every year and his zodiac sign is Aquarius.
Frank Buckley Parents
His father was American, while his mother was Japanese. Buckley was born to both parents. Information about Frank’s parents is not available after doing our research, and it is also not clear whether he has any siblings. However, we will update his family members immediately as soon as additional information about Buckley’s father, mother, brothers, and sisters is available.
Frank Buckley Wife
Frank is happily married to his wife Elena Buckley. The couple has been married forever two decades and recently celebrated their 2 decade anniversary. He posted on his Facebook saying: Twenty years ago today, I married the love of my life, Elena. It was the best thing I had ever done. She’s as beautiful today inside and out as she was the day I met her and the best mother to our boys. I am the luckiest man in the world. Moreover, Frank loves his wife and often shares a picture of her wife on social media professing his affection for Pearce, his best friend. Details about Frank’s wife Elena, however, are also very scarce and inaccessible, but we will update them promptly as soon as additional information is available.
Moreover, Frank and his beloved wife, Elena Pearce, were blessed by two of their 25-year-old sons. However, Buckley prefers to keep the identity of his son private from public scrutiny. Buckley’s first-born son is named Ben. No information regarding their second child.
Frank Buckley’s Height
Buckley stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Frank Buckley Salary
Buckley receives an estimated annual salary of between $45,500 – $110,500.
Frank Buckley Net Worth
Buckley has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million as of 2022. His income is mainly attributed to his successful career as a journalist.
Frank Buckley Filmography
- Who Wants to Be a Millionaire 2011 TV Series (Himself as Contestant)
- Japan Relief Pledge Special 2011 TV Special (Himself as Host)
- 30 for 30 2010 TV Series documentary (Himself)
- Anderson Cooper 360° 2003 TV Series (Himself)
- KTLA 5 News at 10 1997 TV Series (Himself as Anchor)
- Volcano 1997 (Himself as The Media)
- KCAL 9 News 1994 TV Series (Himself as Reporter)
Frank Buckley Awards
- Los Angeles Press Club Award for Best Documentary.
- Associated Press Television-Radio Association Award for Reporter Of The Year.
- Emmy Award for Hard News Reporting.
- Golden Mike Awards from the Radio and Television News Association.
- Emmy Award for News Special.
- 2006 Japanese American Leadership Delegation.
- Emmy Award for Entertainment Programming (2X).
- The National Americanism in News Media Award.
- Los Angeles Press Club National Arts & Entertainment Award Nominee.
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