Brian Roche Biography
Brian Roche is an American News Anchor/Reporter working for WGAL-TV since joining the station in September of 2000. He currently anchors the evening newscasts at 5 pm, from Monday to Friday. Also, he serves as the 8 On Your Side consumer/investigative reporter on WGAL News 8.
Brian Roche Age
Roche was born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, United States. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or the year he was born. However, he might be in his 50s.
Brian Roche Height
Roche stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 m).
Brian Roche Family
Roche was raised in Scranton, Pennsylvania. He 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 Roche has any siblings.
Brian Roche Wife
Roche is married to his lovely spouse, Kim. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 4 children, who are adults by now. They also feel proud of being grandma and grandpa to their 4 grandchildren.
Brian Roche Net Worth
Roche has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Brian Roche Salary
Roche earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Brian Roche Education
Roche is a proud alumnus of Marywood University, where, in the year 1983, he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree, Communications, as well as Public Relations. During his time at the university, he was working as a manager for VMFM 91.7, the university’s student-run radio station.
Brian Roche Career
Roche serves at WGAL-TV as a News Anchor/Reporter. Previously, he was working for KGAN-TV, a dual CBS/Fox-affiliated television station in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. He spent 4 years there working as a Managing Editor, as well as an Anchor of the evening news shows. There he traveled to the tragic shooting scene at Columbine High School in Colorado and the Iowa Motion Picture Association awarded him for his work. This makes him the only local news anchor to do that.
Before that, he was serving at WBRE-TV/WYOU-TV in Scranton, Pennsylvania for 12 and a half years. His positions there were Weather personality, beat reporter, sports reporter, news anchor, and producer. There, he won several Associated Press(AP) Awards for Spot News Coverage, Public Affairs, and Enterprise Reporting. Roche was recognized with the top honor by the Associated Press for Enterprise Reporting in Pennsylvania. Also, he is a proud nominee of several Emmy Awards. He has also served at WARM 590 AM in Scranton/Wilkes-Barre, as a reporter and anchor. This was during his collegiate years. While working there, he also served at WBRE-TV.
Roche is currently a member of the Board of Directors for Tenfold Lancaster. He is also a former member of the Tabor Community Services. He has been a board member of the Ronald McDonald House in Hershey. During his leisure, you can find him at a golf course playing golf, riding a bike, spending precious time with his family, or renovating his house.
Brian Roche WGAL
Roche is currently working at WGAL where he works alongside other famous WGAL anchors and reporters including;
- Ethan Huston
- Lori Burkholder
- Jeremy Jenkins
- Susan Shapiro
- Danielle Woods
- Paola Tristan Arruda
- Jere Gish
- Josslyn Howard
- Janelle Stelson
- Pat Principe
- Joe Calhoun
- Tiffany Savona
- Christine Ferreira
Brian Roche Social Media Platforms
Roche is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2400 followers on Twitter.