Anne Holt Biography
Anne Holt is an American seven-time Emmy award-winning former journalist at WKRN. For 40 years, she anchored the news on News 2, and later on, she opted to change her role in the station to a special contributor reporting on people and groups that make a difference in our community. She is recognized by her peers throughout the region as an outstanding role model.
Anne Holt Age
Holt was born in West Tennessee. She likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not revealed the day, month, and the year she was born. However, she might be in her 50’s.
Anne Holt Height
Holt stands at a height of 5 feet 4 inches tall.
Anne Holt Family
Holt was born into a family of 13 children. She however likes to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings.
Anne Holt Husband
Holt is married to Kenny Blackburn. Together they are blessed with a son Kyle.
Anne Holt Net Worth
Holt has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a special contributor.
Anne Holt Salary
Holt earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Anne Holt Career
For her investigative documentary “Under the Influence”, she became a beneficiary of the coveted George Foster Peabody Award. She graduated from the University of Tennessee in Knoxville and as soon as she completed her studies she was able to secure a job at WATE-TV, a local television station. She relocated to Nashville in 1976, and soon she worked as a reporter and weekend anchor for r News 2. She became a prime anchor in 1980.
During her time as an anchor, she received numerous awards and honors including the Donald G, Hileman Distinguished Alumni, the Jerry Thompson Communicator’s “Lifetime Achievement Award” from NCCJ, an award from the University of Tennessee College of Communications, and the Distinguished Service Award from the Tennessee Association of Broadcasters. With that honor, she earned the privilege of being the first woman, the first African American, and the first news anchor to receive the award.
During the News 2 “Food to Families” campaign”, she served as the spokesperson. She dedicated many years to helping feed hungry families in Middle Tennessee and this led to the naming of a sorting room at the Second Harvest Food Bank being named after her “Anne Holt Room”.
She has served on the boards of Leadership Nashville, Middle Tennessee March of Dimes, the United Way of Middle Tennessee, the Honorary Leadership Committee for the Nashville Chamber of Commerce’s Partnership 2000 Project, Cumberland Valley Girl Scouts, NCCJ, Book’em, Inroads/Nashville and many non-profit fundraising committees.
Anne Holt WKRN
Holt is currently working at WKRN where she works alongside other famous WKRN anchors and reporters including;
- Gerald Harris
- Elizabeth Lane
- Jerry Barlar
- Stephanie Langston
- Andy Cordan
- Jessi Turnure
- Danielle Breezy
- Alex Denis
- Nickelle Smith
- Josh Breslow
- Erica Francis
- Eric Egan
- Nikki Burdine
- Neil Orne
- Hayley Wielgus
- Bob Mueller
Anne Holt Social Media Platforms
Holt is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook and Twitter. She has over 194 followers on Twitter and over 7k followers on Facebook.