Blake Hanson Bio, Wiki
Blake Hanson is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas. He joined the station in July 2017.
Blake Hanson Age, Birthday
Hanson is 31 years old as of 2021. He was born on June 18, 1990, in Minnesota, United States. He celebrates his birthday on the 18th of June every year.
Blake Hanson Height, measurements
Hanson stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Blake Hanson Family, parents
Hanson has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also not known if Hanson has any siblings.
Blake Hanson Wife
Hanson is married to his lovely spouse, Allie Spillyards. Allie works as a news reporter at NBC DFW in Dallas-Fort Worth. She celebrates her birthday on the 14th of December every year, having been born on December 14. Allie was raised in Wylie, Texas. The couple first met in the journalism school at the University of Missouri. They tied the knot on April 10, 2016, at White Rock Lake. They celebrated their 5th marriage anniversary on April 10, 2021. Hanson and Allie are proud owners of a hefty cat “Dakota” and a Dutch Shepherd “Roux”.
Blake Hanson Net Worth
Hanson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Blake Hanson Salary
Hanson earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Blake Hanson Education
Hanson is a proud alumnus of the University of Missouri-Columbia. He graduated from the university in the year 2012 with a Bachelor of Journalism (B.J.) degree in Radio and TV. During his stint at the university, he was working as the President of the Radio Television and Digital News Association.
Blake Hanson Career
Hanson works as a News Anchor/Reporter at KDFW FOX 4. Before joining the station, he was working for WSOC-TV Eyewitness News in Charlotte, North Carolina. He spent 3 years there serving as an investigative reporter. He exposed that a county wasted tens of thousands of dollars on a security program that was never implemented and shed light on a local gang with ties to the United States Military. His investigative reporting also led to the proposal of news laws. Hanson also served as a beat reporter, where he covered federal law enforcement and broke dozens of stories on Ponzi scheme cases, espionage, and terrorism.
Before that, he worked for Hearst Television WDSU-TV in Greater New Orleans for 2 years as a news reporter. That is where he got his first full-time reporting job and got bit by the “hard news” bug. He covered a variety of stories including the federal corruption trial of a former New Orleans Mayor, a power outage that plagued a Super Bowl, and Hurricane Isaac.
Hanson has also served at Newsy.com, as a writer and anchor. Also, he worked for KOMU 8 & Mid-Missouri CW for about 3 and a half years as a Reporter, Anchor, and Producer. Hanson has also worked for Zimmer Radio Group as a Board Operator and Weekend Personality. He spent 1 year and 10 months there.
Hanson’s passion for journalism began when he was in high school when he watched the work of great writers such as Steve Hartman, Boyd Huppert, and Bob Dotson.
Blake Hanson Gay
Hanson is not gay, he is straight, and indeed he is married to Allie Spillyards.
Blake Hanson FOX 4
Hanson serves at KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas as a News Anchor/Reporter. He anchors the weekend evening newscasts. He also reports on Fox 4 News. Hanson began as a news reporter at the station. In October of 2019, he began now working as a weekend evening news anchor.
Hanson is currently working at KDFW FOX 4 where he works alongside other famous KDFW FOX 4 anchors and reporters including;
- Samantha Gannon
- Dan Godwin
- Heather Hays
- Dan Henry
- Macy Jenkins
- Jeff Kolb
- Shannon Murray
- Lynnanne Nguyen
- Steve Noviello
Blake Hanson Social Media Platforms
Hanson is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1000 followers on Instagram.