Frank Buckley Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, Parents KTLA 5, Net Worth and Salary

Frank Buckley is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor/reporter and author working at KTLA as an anchor for the Morning News.

Frank Buckley Biography

Frank Buckley is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor/reporter and author working at KTLA. There he serves as an anchor for L.A.’s No.1-rated KTLA 5 Morning News.

Frank Buckley Age

Buckley is 57 years old as of 2021. He was born on February 9, 1964, in Twentynine Palms San Bernardino County, California, United States. He celebrates his birthday on February 9 every year.

Frank Buckley Height

Buckley stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Frank Buckley Family

Buckley’s father was an American, a corpsman in the US Navy, while his mother was Japanese. Buckley has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed more information about his parents. It is also not known if Buckley has any siblings.

Frank Buckley Wife

Buckley is a married man. He is married to Elena Pearce. The couple married on May 13, 1995, in the United States of America. The couple has two sons; Ben Buckley and Sebastian Buckley. They all live in Los Angeles, California.

Frank Buckley Net Worth

Buckley has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a Journalist.

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Frank Buckley Salary

Buckley earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Frank Buckley Career

Buckley serves at KTLA as an anchor for L.A.’s No.1-rated KTLA 5 Morning News. He is also the host/executive producer of Frank Buckley Interviews, the 30-minute TV show, and podcast, airing on KTLA on weekends, and also available on YouTube and all podcast platforms.

Interviews with Frank Buckley include thought-provoking, long-form interviews with newsmakers, interesting or famous individuals, and remarkable things achieved by everyday people. From CNN, where he was a national reporter, Frank joined KTLA in 2005. Frank has won various awards, including Emmys for hard news reporting, a news special for his Hong Kong handover coverage, and entertainment programming for KTLA’s Rose Parade pre-show co-hosting.

He has also received awards from the Los Angeles Press Club, including best documentary for KTLA’s “When Tragedy Strikes: A Survival Guide” and for “Access L.A.” talk / public affairs. His other honors include the Associated Press Television-Radio Association’s APTRA Awards, including reporter of the year; the Radio and Television News Association’s Golden Mike Awards; and the National American News Association’s APTRA Awards, including reporter of the year; Frank Buckley Interviews was nominated for a Prestigious Arts & Entertainment Award from the Los Angeles Press Club in 2019.

Frank’s reporting has brought him to almost every Southern California city and to many locations across the globe. Frank traveled to Japan for KTLA in March 2011 and reported from Sendai immediately after the tsunami and earthquake destroyed it. Buckley also commented on a terror attack from London and on the presidential election in Tehran, Iran.

Frank Buckley CNN

While at CNN, Frank’s numerous assignments ranged from breaking news to politics to long-form business reporting, including the “Carrier at War” CNN Presents documentary. Frank was embedded with the U.S. during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Navy in the Persian Gulf on the aircraft carrier USS Constellation. He reported from the Pentagon and from warships in the Arabian Sea in the weeks following 9/11.

Frank engaged in CNN’s election coverage in 2004, traveling with the campaigns of John Kerry and John Edwards. He also traveled with President George W. Bush from 2003-2004 and reported from the White House regularly. Hillary Clinton’s New York Senate run and the 2000 presidential election and its aftermath have been included in other political reporting tasks.

His KTLA, CNN, and KCAL-TV spot news reports in the 1990s included hurricanes in the Caribbean and the Carolinas; the California Landers and Northridge earthquakes and the catastrophic earthquake in Kobe, Japan; wildfires in Southern California; the Los Angeles riots, the case and conviction of OJ Simpson; and the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. off Martha’s Vineyard. Before KTLA and CNN, Frank reported for KCAL-TV (1992-1999) station in Los Angeles, WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, N.C., and KESQ-TV in Palm Springs.

He has also written for the Detroit News and the Los Angeles Times. Frank often donates his time to community groups and, formerly known as the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation, is a lifetime member of the JDRF board.

He is a member of the U.S.-Japan Committee, a people-to-people diplomacy body, and worked on Japan’s American Delegation of Leadership to Japan in 2006. Frank is also a member of the Asian American Journalists Association and the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. In 1987, he graduated from USC with a double major in broadcast journalism and history.

Frank Buckley KTLA 5

Buckley is working at  KTLA 5 where she works alongside other famous  KTLA 5 anchors and reporters including;

  1. Ellina Abovian
  2. Liberté Chan
  3. Kimberly Cheng
  4. Samantha Cortese
  5. Rich DeMuro
  6. Dayna Devon
  7. Henry DiCarlo
  8. Kaj Goldberg
  9. Jennifer Gould
  10. Steve Hartman
  11. Kirk Hawkins
  12. Vera Jimenez
  13. Doug Kolk
  14. Mark Kriski
  15. Tim Lynn
  16. Brian Webb
  17. Jennifer McGraw
  18. Andy Riesmeyer
  19. Robert Puente
  20. Mark Mester
  21. David Pingalore
  22. Christina Pascucci
  23. Lu Parker
  24. Micah Ohlman
  25. Erin Myers
  26. Kacey Montoya
  27. Lynette Romero
  28. Sam Rubin
  29. Carlos Saucedo
  30. Chris Schauble
  31. Eric Spillman
  32. Megan Telles
  33. Glen Walker
  34. Sara Welch
  35. Chip Yost

Frank Buckley Social Media Platforms

Buckley is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 36.6k followers on Twitter, over 23.3k followers on Instagram, and over 23k followers on Facebook.

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