Erik Dobratz Biography
Erik Dobratz is an American reporter/anchor working for WTNH-TV News 8 in New Haven, Connecticut. He serves as a sports reporter, appearing on the 6 pm and 11 pm newscasts. He joined News 8 back in 1998.
Erik Dobratz Age
Dobratz likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 40’s.
Erik Dobratz Height
Dobratz stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Erik Dobratz Family
Dobratz 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 Dobratz has any siblings.
Erik Dobratz Wife
Dobratz is married but has not revealed the name of his wife. Together the couple is blessed with two children a boy and a girl whose names he has also not provided as he likes to keep his personal life private. He currently resides in Hamden with his wife and two children.
Erik Dobratz Net Worth
Dobratz has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a sports reporter.
Erik Dobratz Salary
Dobratz earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Erik Dobratz WTNH / Education
Dobratz serves at WTNH News 8 as a sports reporter, appearing on the 6 pm and 11 pm newscasts. He joined News 8 as a writer for the news department and, later he progressed to produce noon and then 5 pm newscasts. He has been part of Sports Team 8 for more than twenty years.
The Sports Department came calling when the tournament was over in 2002 after he was requested to produce Pilot Pen sports coverage for News 8. For several years he worked as a sports producer until 2011 when he made a move to sports reporting and henceforth he has been working with Sports Team 8.
His inclusion in the on-air team came as a result of his years of behind-the-scenes access to Connecticut’s biggest sporting events. He has covered UConn for the Women’s Final Four in New Orleans and Atlanta. Erik has also produced many golf and tennis specials for News 8, as well as the Emmy, nominated production of Huskies All Access, the MyTV9 High School Football Game of the Week, and Inside Huskies Football. He created his on-air debut with Sports Team 8, doing color commentary for the MyTV9 High School Football Game of the Week.
Before joining WTNH News 8, he worked for the CBS Radio Network in New York City and WLIS/WMRD radio in Middletown. When coming to his education, he graduated from the University of Connecticut with a degree in Journalism and Political Science.
Dobratz is working at WTNH where he works alongside other famous WTNH anchors and reporters including;
- Gil Simmons
- John Pierson
- Garett Argianas
- Sam Kantrow
- Joe Furey
- Ashley Baylor
- Stephanie Simoni
- Alyssa Taglia
- MacKenzie Maynard
- Amber Diaz
- Darren Kramer
- Ann Nyberg
- Keth Kountz
- Laura Hutchinson
- Rich Coppola
- Lisa Carberg
- Sarah Cody
Erik Dobratz Social Media Platforms
Dobratz is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook and Twitter. He has over 2k followers on Twitter and over 530 followers on Facebook.