Kelly Hessedal Biography
Kelly Hessedal is an American Emmy-Award-Winning Reporter working with CBS 8 News team in San Diego, California. She serves the station as a General Assignment Reporter where she has been holding the role since January 2014.
Kelly Hessedal Date of Birth / Birthday
Hessedal was born on the 19th of December 1978 in Minnesota, United States. She is 43 years old as of 2021.
Kelly Hessedal Measurements/Height
She stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches.
Kelly Hessedal Partner/ Husband
She is in marriage with her husband, Omari Fleming who serves as a reporter for NBC 7, San Diego. They had been together for more than ten years before tieing knots in December 2019. However, she shares no more information regarding her husband with the public. She posted a photo wishing her husband a happy 2nd anniversary on the 7th of December 2021.
Kelly Hessedal Kids/Children
The duo are proud parents to their son, Logan, who was born in March 2021. However, she shares no more information in relation to her son with the public. She and her husband are also proud parents to their Cavalier King Charles named Bella.
Kelly Hessedal Relatives/ Family
Hessedal was born in Princeton, MN, to her loving and caring parents, Sue and Ken Hessedal. She grew up alongside her three siblings, whom she prefers to keep information about away from the limelight. Her parents got into marriage in the year 1973. Her father worked at Great River Energy where she was serving as a system operator.
Kelly Hessedal Schooling/Education
Hessedal is a proud graduate of St. Olaf College where she graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in English and Communication. She later earned a Master of Science Degree in Journalism from the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University where she covered the legal beat in the Chicago Area.
Kelly Hessedal Profession
Hessedal works with the KFMB-TV team where he serves the station as a General Assignment Reporter. Being a reporter, she states that there is nothing more gratifying than telling a compelling story and also discovering it made an impact.
Her passion for storytelling and finding answers led Kelly Hessedal into a career in broadcast journalism. It is also this passion that led her to join the CBS News 8 Reporting team. She has also previously worked as a correspondent for Medill News Service where she was working at WDAY Radio and WDAY 6 News in Fargo, ND. Additionally, she honed her reporting skills at the WQAD-TV located in Moline, Illinois.
Hessedal also worked with the WREG-TV in Memphis, TN. After gaining her extensive live, breaking news experience, she landed her next assignment at the KSAZ-TV team located in Phoenix, Arizona. Later on, she joined the KYW, and WTXF teams located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she was serving as a freelance reporter.
She says that broadcast journalism has taken her all over the country as she feels incredibly lucky to settle down in sunny San Diego with some of the most talented colleagues in the business. Away from work, she enjoys running, trying out new restaurants, walking her Cavalier King Charles named Bella, and spending time at the beach.
Kelly Hessedal Income
Hessedal receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Kelly Hessedal Net Worth
Through Hessedal’s career as a Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1million and $1.5 million.
Kelly Hessedal Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Hessedal is active on her social media accounts. She has about 17,000 followers on her Facebook Page, about 3,505 followers on her Twitter account, and around 3,230 followers on her Instagram account.