Courtney Friel Biography
Courtney Friel is an American anchor/reporter and author working for KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California. There she serves as a news anchor/reporter. Prior to this, she worked for KTTV.
Courtney Friel Age
Friel is 41 years old as of 2021. She was born on April 22, 1980, in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States. She celebrates her birthday on 22 April every year.
Courtney Friel Height
Friel stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.67 m) tall and weighs about 121 lbs.
Courtney Friel Family
She is the daughter of Bernard Friel and Lois Friel. However, she has not revealed any information about her siblings as she likes to keep her personal life private.
Courtney Friel Husband
Friel married Carter Evans, a correspondent for CBS News. The couple married in 2005. They together have two children. They divorced in 2016. Later on, she got engaged to Jim Hecht in 2019, and in 2020 they tied the knot.
Courtney Friel Net Worth
Friel has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her career as a journalist.
Courtney Friel Salary
Friel earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Courtney Friel Education
Friel attended Methacton High School in Eagleville, Pennsylvania, where she was involved in the media production class of the school, frequently producing the televised morning announcements. She was chosen to appear in the student-produced week of Channel One News in Los Angeles after submitting a short film. She received a Bachelor of Arts from San Diego State University in Political Science.
Courtney Friel Career
Friel serves at KTLA-TV in Los Angeles, California as a news anchor/reporter. Before joining KTLA, she worked for KTTV in Los Angeles, California. There she covered entertainment. She was a GoTV Mobile Television sports anchor and entertainment reporter, as well as a hostess on the Travel Channel for the World Poker Tour.
She hosted “EB TV” GameStop / EBGames that boasted of video games recently published and forthcoming. Before that, she co-anchored The Saturday Night Solution for Court TV. She has worked for different networks, including E!, as a field reporter. Entertainment, the World Poker Tour, Oxygen Channel, and Comcast Cable, as well as the Extra syndicated program.
In 2003, she served as an anchor at WBBJ-TV ‘s ABC affiliate in Jackson, Tennessee. During the May 2003 tornado outbreak series, Friel arrived at WBBJ and covered the damage in Jackson. In February of 2007, she joined Fox News Channel. In Maxim and FHM, she has appeared. She reported on the Red Eye w/ Greg Gutfeld show on November 22, 2011, that she will switch to the Los Angeles office of Fox News. She has starred in TV shows and films including Veep, Goliath, and XXX: Xander Cage’s Return.
Courtney Friel Autobiography
Her autobiography, Tonight at 10: Kicking Booze and Breaking News, describes her past drug and alcohol abuse.
Courtney Friel KTLA
Friel is working at KTLA where she works alongside other famous KTLA anchors and reporters including;
- Michaela Pereira
- Gayle Anderson
- Wendy Burch
- Rick Chambers
- Ginger Chan
- John Fenoglio
- Bobby Gonzalez
- Megan Henderson
- Jessica Holmes
- Nerissa Knight
- Mark Kono
- Steve Kuzj
- David Lazarus
- Lauren Lyster
- Mary Beth McDade
- Kareen Wynter
Courtney Friel Social Media Platforms
Friel is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 36.9k followers on Twitter, over 52.3k followers on Instagram, and over 27.7k followers on Facebook.