Whitney Ward Bio, Wiki, KREM-TV, Age, Height, Partner, Kids, Family, Salary, and Net Worth

Whitney Ward Biography

Whitney Ward is an American Anchor/Reporter working for KREM-TV in Spokane, Washington as an Investigative Anchor and Reporter. She joined the station in 2013.

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Whitney Ward Age

Ward manages to keep information regarding her dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when she celebrates her birthday and how old she is at the moment. Judging from her appearance, she might be in her 40s.

Whitney Ward Height / Measurements

Ward is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Whitney Ward Husband/ Children

Ward is happily married but the names of her husband are not known by the public. The couple tied the knot on September 29, 2013, and celebrated their 10-year anniversary on September 29th, 2023. On September 29th, 2023, Whitney posted her wedding photos on her Facebook account celebrating their anniversary. The couple is proud to be parents to 2 children, a son and a daughter. She often posts them on her Facebook Account. Whenever she is not busy working, she enjoys spending her free time with her family and friends. She also enjoys hiking with her dog, skiing, wine tasting at Washington Wine, and spending time out on the boat.

Whitney Ward Family / Relatives

Ward was born in Idaho and raised in Seattle, Washington by her mother and late father Dennis. On October 8, 2023, she posted photos of her being with her mother on her Facebook going on a walk with their dog. On September 26, 2023, she posted photos of her dad on her Facebook wishing him a happy birthday. Sadly her dad passed away in 2013 and Whitney stated “It’s my dad’s birthday today — can’t believe he’s been gone almost 10 years already.”Growing up, she was raised alongside her sister.

Whitney Ward Education

Ward went to middle school and high school in Seattle, Washington. After earning her high school diploma, she joined Eastern Washington University-Edward R. Murrow Communications program where she earned her Bachelor of Arts Degree in Broadcast Journalism.

Whitney Ward Career

Ward serves as an investigative reporter and anchor at 4 pm and co-anchor of KREM 2 News at 5 & 6 pm on KREM-TV based in Spokane, Washington. Since joining KREM-TV, she has enclosed a ton of stories and events including university cover-ups, unmasking the mismanagement of government resources, and toxic chemical contamination. Moreover, her investigations helped in changing the state policy and local government procedures. She also conducted an exclusive investigation at the animal research facility about the deaths of two yearling cubs.

In 2013, she did a project named “Bring D Home”  in the Idaho foster care system. The following year (2014), she enclosed the Carlton Complex wildfire that burned over a quarter-million acres in Central Washington and hundreds of homes. In 2015, she enclosed the wildfire in Washington which burned more than half a million acres and killed three firefighters.

Later in 2017, she covered the widespread groundwater contamination in Airway Heights at Fairchild Air Force Base. She investigated the cause of WSU freshman Sam Martinez’s death after the authorities stated that Sam’s death was due to hazing but no one was held accountable. Ward went to Kyrgyzstan alongside crews from Fairchild Air Force base and enclosed the closure of the Manas Air Base in Central Asia. She also went to Seattle and Houston, TX to investigate questions from city officials.

Ward kickstarted her journalism career working at KFYR in Bismarck, North Dakota where she served as a reporter and weekend anchor for about three years. During her tenure at KFYR, she enclosed countless National Guard and political stories for military operations Iraqi Freedom and Enduring Freedom. She later went on to work as the main evening anchor at WKBN, the CBS affiliate based in Youngstown, Ohio. While still working at WKBN, she enclosed several tornadoes, two Presidential elections, and numerous stories about politics, crime, and business.

After her tenure at WKBN-TV, she moved to KEPR-TV in the Tri-Cities where she served as the main evening anchor for two years. While working at KEPR-TV, she won the “Excellence in Journalism” award by the Society of Professional Journalists. Ward has won several awards including the 2022 National Edward R. Murrow Award, a regional Murrow award, and a regional Emmy award. She also received a regional Murrow award and an Emmy nomination for Investigative Reporting for her eye-opening report “Bear Facts.” She did a project named “Bring D Home” which won her a regional Edward R. Murrow award.

She received a regional Edward R. Murrow award for enclosing the wildfire in Washington which burned more than half a million acres and killed three firefighters. Ward won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for Investigative Reporting on the widespread groundwater contamination in Airway Heights. In 2022, she received another regional Edward R. Murrow award for investigating the cause of WSU freshman Sam Martinez’s death.

Whitney Ward Salary

Ward receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.

Whitney Ward Net Worth

Through Ward’s career as an Investigative Anchor and Reporter, she has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.

Whitney Ward Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram

Ward is active on her social media accounts. She has about 2.8K followers on her Facebook Page, about 2,436 followers on her Twitter account, and around 1K followers on her Instagram account.

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