Bob Jordan (newscaster) Bio, Age, Wife, Net Worth, Wgn, Writing, Twitter

Bob Jordan is an American television news journalist, author and weekend anchor of the WGN News at Nine, which broadcasts on Chicago, Illinois CW affiliate

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Bob Jordan Biography

Bob Jordan is an American television news journalist, author and weekend anchor of the WGN News at Nine, which broadcasts on Chicago, Illinois CW affiliate and national cable TV superstation WGN-TV. He was born in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. as Robert Howard (Bob) Jordan, Jr. He once co-anchored the weekend newscast alongside Jackie Bange since 1995. He also produces, writes and reports news stories for weekday and weekend news as a reporter.

Bob Jordan Age

Robert Howard Jordan, Jr. is commonly known as Bob Jordan was born on August 31, 1943, in Atlanta, Georgia, U.S. He is 75 years old as of 2018.

Bob Jordan Wife

Jordan is married to his wife Sharon, they have one daughter, Karen, also a reporter/anchor in Chicago employed with WLS-TV, the ABC-TV station in Chicago. Jordan’s family live in Lincolnwood, Illinois.

Bob Jordan Education

Jordan holds a Ph.D. in Philosophy of Education with a minor in Ethics from Loyola University Chicago in May 1999. He graduated with a Master of Arts degree from Northeastern Illinois University in May 1994 with a degree in Speech, and his bachelor’s degree in General Studies from Roosevelt University in Chicago.

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Bob Jordan Career

Robert Howard (Bob) Jordan, Jr. is an American television news journalist, author and weekend anchor of the WGN News at Nine, which broadcasts on Chicago, Illinois CW affiliate and national cable TV superstation WGN-TV, and has co-anchored the weekend newscast alongside Jackie Bange since 1995. He also produces, writes and reports news stories for weekday and weekend news as a reporter.
Jordan served as a Surgical Assistant with the United States Army. His television career began in 1970 at WSM-TV in Nashville, Tennessee, where he served as a booth announcer. At WSM-TV Jordan was also served as a news anchor for an early morning variety show and responsible for on-camera news breaks

Jordan joined WGN-TV in 1973 as a general assignment reporter; he also served as an anchor for the One O’Clock News. Jordan left WGN-TV in 1978 and joined the CBS News Midwest Bureau in Chicago. In his two years at CBS, Jordan spent time covering stories in the Midwest for network nightly news with Walter Cronkite. He later returned to WGN-TV, by then a national cable TV superstation, in 1980.

On August 14, 2016, Jordan announced he would retire from WGN-TV as weekend co-anchor effective Sep 25 but will remain as a fill-in news anchor for the remainder of his contract. In November 2017, Jordan’s first book was published: Murder in The News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime.”

Robert has many writing credits to his name including two screenplays, Anthony’s Key and Multi-Man. He has also written articles for the Chicago Tribune. He is An active participant in the community, Robert serves on the Board of Directors of several local organizations including the John G. Shedd Aquarium, the Safer Foundation, and The Night Ministry. He is also part of the advisory board for The Salvation Army.

Bob Jordan Net Worth

Bob Jordan’s 2019  estimated net worth is still Under Review.`

Bob Jordan Wgn

Jordan, Jr. is an American television news journalist, weekend anchor of the WGN News at Nine, which broadcasts on Chicago, Illinois CW affiliate and national cable TV superstation WGN-TV. He joined WGN-TV in 1973 as a general assignment reporter; and also served as an anchor for the One O’Clock News. Jordan left WGN-TV in 1978.

Bob Jordan Writing

Jordan published his first book In November 2017, known as Murder in The News: An Inside Look at How Television Covers Crime.” He has also been writing other books and two screenplays, Anthony’s Key and Multi-Man. He has also written articles for the Chicago Tribune.

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