Karen Leigh Biography
Karen Leigh is an American Emmy Award-winning journalist currently working as the evening news anchor at CBS4 in Denver since joining the station in 2008. Having over 20 years of experience, the four-time Emmy winner understands the television business well accepting its challenges, changes, and demands.
Karen is best known for her show, Together with Karen Leigh, a show that goes for 30 minutes show that’s entirely dedicated to the good going on next door. Her most memorable interview was with a young woman who survived a lifetime of physical/mental abuse by her adoptive parents. She anchors the station’s 5,6,6:30 & 10 pm weekday newscasts.
Karen has covered floods, tornadoes, wildfires, the Aurora theater shooting, and most recently traveled to California for Super Bowl 50. Notably, she covered Peyton Manning on the memorable year preceding his retirement. An Arkansas native, Karen grew up loving the great outdoors and she currently enjoys exploring Colorado.
Karen acknowledges that “So often, we spend days covering disasters and tragedies – it was rewarding to share coverage of something that we all love and can be proud of – our Denver Broncos.”
On settling down in Denver, Karen expresses her feeling by saying, “I cannot express enough my love for this community and what it represents. Our neighbors are strong, resilient, passionate, loving, caring, generous, and intelligent people. Full of imagination and desire to make our state better for everyone. I’m so proud to call myself a Coloradan.”
Prior to joining KCNC-TV CBS4, Karen worked as a morning news anchor at WCCO-TV from August 2004 to March 2008 anchoring the weekday 5-7 am newscasts. Between August 2002 and August 2004, she worked at KTHV-TV anchoring the weekday evening 5 and 10 pm newscasts. Karen started her career at WKRN-TV in 1998 as a news reporter and fill-in anchor. This was after her graduation from Arkansas State University with a Bachelor of Science degree in communication and Media Studies, with a minor in Political Science and Philosophy.
When she is not working, Karen loves slow jogs, walking with the dogs, working in the yard, reading, golf, and spending as much time as possible with her daughter, friends, and family.
Karen Leigh Age
How old is Karen Leigh? Leigh is in her mid 30’s born in the 1980s in Arkansas, the United States of America. She keeps to keep her personal life away from the public and hence she has not yet disclosed her exact date of birth. It is also not known when she celebrates her birthday. We will update you once the information is available. Thank you for reading along with us. We love you.
Karen Leigh Husband
Leigh is married to her husband and the couple is blessed with a daughter. However, she has not disclosed the identity of her husband and daughter. In 2013, Karen surprised her husband with a trip during his birthday.
Karen Leigh Family
Leigh was born and brought up in Arkansas by her parents. She also explored the great outdoors and explored Colorado. During her free time, she loves spending more time as possible with her daughter, friends, and family. However, she has not yet disclosed the identity of her family members. Moreover, whether she has any siblings is also not known.
Karen Leigh’s Daughter
Leigh has a daughter whose identity is not yet revealed. Karen confesses that her best noise is her daughter’s laughter.
Karen Leigh Net Worth
Leigh has an estimated net worth of between $1 million – $5 million as of 2021. Her income is mainly attributed to her successful career as a journalist.
Karen Leigh Salary
Leigh earns an average annual salary of $70,000 as a CBS4 anchor.