Fred Blankenship Biography
Fred Blankenship is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working for WSB-TV since joining the station in the year 2007. He currently anchors the Channel 2 Action News This Morning from 4:30 to 7 am, as well as Channel 2 Action News at Noon.
Fred Blankenship Age
Blankenship is 47 years old as of 2021. He was born on September 12, 1974, in Los Angeles, California, United States. He, therefore, celebrates his birthday on the 12th of September every year.
Fred Blankenship Height
Blankenship stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 9 inches (1.75 m).
Fred Blankenship Family
Blankenship was raised with his loving parents, as well as his elder sister. His dad, Fred Douglas Blankenship Jr. died at the age of 57 years. His mom is a teacher. The names of his mom and his sister are unknown.
Fred Blankenship Wife
Blankenship married his lovely spouse, Paige Blankenship. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their 3 children, Jaden Blankenship(son), Layla Blankenship(daughter), and Freddy(son).
Fred Blankenship Net Worth
Blankenship has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a News Anchor/Reporter.
Fred Blankenship Salary
Blankenship earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Fred Blankenship Education
Blankenship is a proud alumnus of the University of San Fransisco, where he graduated with a degree in Journalism.
Fred Blankenship Career
Blankenship serves at WSB-TV as a Morning News Anchor. He has covered hurricanes and the COVID-19 pandemic during his stint at the station. The moment at WSB that Blankenship will never forget was he honored the 50th anniversary of Bloody Sunday by walking with Congressman John Lewis across the Edmund Pettus Bridge. This was the bridge where Congressman Lewis was nearly killed by other protestors. Before joining WSB, he was working for stations in Wichita, Kansas, and San Diego, California.
Blankenship holds several Emmy Awards, which he received while working for Channel 2 Action News at Noon, as well as Channel 2 Action News This Morning. He has also been involved with several organizations in Atlanta, including “Leadership Atlanta” and “100 Black Men of Atlanta.”
Fred Blankenship WSB
Blankenship is currently working at WSB where he works alongside other famous WSB anchors and reporters including;
- Linda Stouffer
- Sophia Choi
- Justin Wilfon
- Alison Mastrangelo
- Zach Klein
- Eboni Deon
- Brad Nitz
- Brian Monahan
- Glenn Burns
- Justin Farmer
- John Pruitt
- Jorge Estevez
- Wendy Corona
Fred Blankenship Social Media Platforms
Blankenship is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 64,2K followers on Twitter.