Colby Thelen Biography
Colby Thelen is an American Journalist who serves News 9 as an anchor for News 9’s 5 p.m. broadcast. He joined the station in August 2020. Previously, he served WXIN-TV Fox 59 in Indianapolis, Indiana as a morning reporter for FOX59 and CBS4 for 2 years.
Colby Thelen Age
Thelen likes to keep his personal life private and hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 30’s.
Colby Thelen Height
Thelen stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Colby Thelen Family
Thelen 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 Thelen has any siblings.
Colby Thelen Wife
Thelen is married to Weesie. Together, the couple has been blessed with two sons. He resides in Broad Ripple together with his family and their puppy, Swayze. Thelen loves college football, North Carolina barbecue, and sipping sweet tea. When he is not working, he enjoys playing guitar and can often be found at karaoke belting out Marvin Gaye songs.
Colby Thelen Net Worth
Thelen has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million- $ 5 million.
Colby Thelen Salary
Thelen earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Colby Thelen Education
Thelen is a native of Hendersonville, NC, and is a true southerner at heart. He attended Clemson University where he graduated with a double major in Communications and Political Science.
Colby Thelen Career
Thelen serves News 9 as an anchor for News 9’s 5 p.m. broadcast. He joined the station in August 2020. Previously, he served WXIN-TV Fox 59 in Indianapolis, Indiana as a morning reporter for FOX59 and CBS4 for 2 years.
While there, he broadcasted Indy’s news for the 4 to 10 a.m. broadcasts. He has been working for FOX 59 since joining the team in June 2018 after spending two years as a morning reporter for News 2 in Charleston, South Carolina. During his time at News 2 in Charleston, South Carolina, Thelen covered major natural disasters.
For instance, Hurricanes Matthew and Irma, as well as high-profile criminal cases such as the trials of the Mother Emanuel Church shooter and police officer Michael Slager. Additionally, Thelen had the opportunity to interview prominent South Carolina legislators Sen. Tim Scott, Rep. Mark Sanford, and Sen. Lindsay Graham about the troubles most important to their constituents.
In 2017, Thelen received an award from the Radio, Television, and Technological News Association of the Carolinas for his series on the Lowcountry’s Blue Collar workers. After graduating from Clemson University, Thelen took a position as a broadcast associate for CBS This Morning in New York, where he worked closely with the show’s anchors and contributed to the daily production of the broadcast.
Colby Thelen FOX59
Thelen worked at FOX 59 alongside other famous FOX 59 anchors and reporters including;
- Kayla Sullivan
- Dan Spehler
- Kelly Reinke
- Zach Myers
- Russ McQuaid
- Nick McGill
- Krista McEnany
- Darius Johnson
- Jill Glavan
- Ray Cortopassi
- Melissa Crash
- Courtney Crown
- Britt Baker
- Beairshelle Edmé
- Sherman Burdette
- Dave Griffiths
- Mike Sullivan
- Jessica Hayes
- Alexa Green
Colby Thelen Social Media Platforms
Thelen is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram and Twitter. He has over 700 followers on Twitter and 1,000 followers on Instagram.