Eric Kahnert Biography
Eric Kahnert is an American Anchor/Reporter working with CBS 8 News team where he serves the station as a Morning Anchor since May 2017. He anchors the morning news from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m. in the Greater San Diego Area. Additionally, she also anchors the morning news from 7 a.m. to 9 a.m. on the CW and the midday news from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on CBS.
Eric Kahnert Date of Birth / Birthday
Kahnert was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. He manages to keep more information regarding his dates and year of birth away from the limelight. We will update this information once it’s available to the public.
Eric Kahnert Measurements/Height
He stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches.
Eric Kahnert Partner/ Husband or Wife
Kahnert is married to his wife, Allison. However, he manages to keep information regarding his wife, and or where, how, and when they met or tied knots. He states that he enjoys trying hiking sports, trying new foods, and beaches around San Diego with her family and children. We will update this information once more details regarding his wife are available to the public.
Eric Kahnert Kids/Children
Together with, Allison, the duo are proud parents to their three young children. However, he shares no more information regarding his children with the public. We will update this information once more details regarding her children are available to the public.
Eric Kahnert Relatives/ Family
Kahnert was born and raised in Minneapolis, Minnesota, United States. He manages to keep information about his family away from the public. However, we will update the information once it’s available.
Eric Kahnert Schooling/Education
He is a proud graduate of the University of Southern California(USC) where he obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications in the year 2002. There, he was a member of Pi Kappa Alpha, and Skull & Dagger Honor Society. Additionally, he was USC’s 1st All-American DII hockey player, an Annenberg TV News Anchor/CU@USC Host. While there, he was also named “All American,” as a three-year captain of the University’s Division II hockey team.
Eric Kahnert CBS 8
Kahnert works with the CBS 8(KFMB-TV) News, and CW News in San Diego, California where he anchors the morning news from 4:30 a.m. to 12 PM. He states that he is happy to be back in Southern California and to enjoy raising his family there. Additionally, he states that he is blessed to be sharing the stories of so many incredible San Diegans.
He is known in the San Diego community for giving viewers a positive start to their day with his humor, and energetic personality. Additionally, he also enjoys featuring inspirational San Diegans where they were covering medical advancements and tell stories that help families.
The year 2020 saw him earn an Emmy award for the role of Best Anchor in the region along with numerous other nominations for his reporting. His breaking news coverage on the anchor desk helped News 8 win the covered Golden Mike Award. Additionally, the Radio and Television Association awarded the show the Best 60 Minuted Newscast in Southern California.
This was the first time a San Diego television won the award over a Los Angeles station in 14 years. Eric was also anchoring hours of non-stop coverage during the devastating Lilac Fire. This also contributed to an Emmy Award in the breaking news category.
Eric Kahnert Profession
Prior to CBS 8 News, he was working with the KMHG-TV, an ABC affiliate station located in Denver, Colorado. Here he was privileged to receive multiple Emmy awards for anchoring and reporting. His viewers tuned in to him for some of Colorado’s biggest news, investigative, sports, and weather stories. These include numerous destructive and deadly storms and wildfires, and the Aurora theater shooting trial.
Previously, he has also served KUSA-TV, an NBC affiliate station located in Denver where he was holding the role of weekend anchor. There, his live reports were featured on Dateline NBC and CNN. Additionally, he was also previously anchoring for KSTP-TV, an ABC affiliate station in Minneapolis, Minnesota where he was raised.
He is a very dedicated member of the community and loves serving the community. In relation to this, he states that he is proud of his partnership with Special Olympics. Additionally, he is also the first journalist in the country to mentor and train two developmentally disabled adults for them to become on-air local news reporters.
Additionally, he also produced a weekly franchise raising awareness among teenagers and adults on the deadly effects of distracted driving. He is heavenly involved with MDA San Diego where he is serving as an organizer, and emcee of various events, and a fundraiser. The year 2018 saw him launch a community-driven campaign titled, Change It Up, which was featuring inspirational San Diegans going above and beyond to help the community.
Away from work, he enjoys spending time with family and or volunteering. He can also be found playing hockey or stuck in a sand trap while attempting to play golf.
Eric Kahnert Income
Kahnert receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Eric Kahnert Net Worth
Through Kahnert’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Eric Kahnert Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Kahnert is active on his social media accounts. He has about 2,300 followers on his Facebook Page, about 3,115 followers on his Twitter account, and around 4,040 followers on his Instagram account.