Sandra Ali Biography
Sandra Ali is an award-winning American journalist who presently anchors the Local 4-weekend news between 6 and 11 p.m. She has appeared on Fox News, CNN, and CNN Headline News multiple times on a regular basis.
Sandra was born in New York City, but she lived in Egypt for the first few years of her childhood. Various community groups and national television channels frequently invite her to speak about her experiences as a professional Arab-American woman balancing Middle Eastern and Western cultures.
Sandra received her bachelor’s degree in journalism from Syracuse University’s famed S.I. Newhouse School of Journalism when she was 20 years old. She earned a master’s degree in journalism from Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism on her 21st birthday.
Sandra then went on to work for a CBS affiliate in Altoona, Pennsylvania, where she got her first television job. After two years in New York, it was time to move to Detroit to anchor the top-rated weekend editions of “Fox 2 News at 6” and “Fox 2 News at 10” as well as report for Fox 2 News.
Ali was selected Best Hard News Reporter by the Associated Press in 2002, and Best Breaking News Reporter by the Michigan Association of Broadcasters in 2003. While in Detroit, Ali had extensive interviews with then-Secretary of State Colin Powell, Jordan’s Queen Rania, and former Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Barak.
Sandra joined the NBC affiliate in Cincinnati, Ohio, as the lead anchor in August 2004. She hosted the station’s newscasts at 5, 6, and 11 p.m.
Ali and her family returned to Detroit and WDIV after 6 years as a lead anchor.
Sandra Ali Age
How old is Sandra Ali? Sandra is 46 years old as of 2021. She was born on September 25, 1975, in New York City, but grew up in Egypt. In addition, Ali celebrates her birthday on September 25th every year.
Sandra Ali Husband
Ali is married to Shawn Ley, a WDIV Channel 4 news anchor. The couple celebrated their 12th anniversary on September 19, 2018. Sandra and Shawn are blessed with four children; two of whom are twins born on January 24, 2017.
Sandra Ali Family
Ali was born in New York but relocated to Eqypt when she was still young. She belongs to the American nationality and Arab-American descent. However, Sandra has not disclosed details about her parents and siblings. We promise to update you once the information is available.
Sandra Ali Height
Ali stands at an approximate height of 5 feet inches (1.6 m) tall.
Sandra Ali Net Worth
Ali has an estimated net worth of $1 million. Her income is mainly from her successful career as a broadcast journalist.
Sandra Ali Salary
Ali receives an average annual salary of $72,450 from her current job as a news anchor for WDIV-TV.