Fred Childers Biography
Fred Childers is an American Anchor/Reporter/Director working for FOX 44-WGMB serving as a managing editor and Anchor on the 9 pm News and is also the political reporter for WVLA Local 33 News. He has been working for the station since August 2015 after working in Shreveport Louisiana as a reporter for over a decade.
Fred Childers Age
Childers was born on February 11th, 1957. Therefore, he is 66 years old as of 2023. He celebrates his birthday every year on the 11th of February.
Fred Childers Height
Childers stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 7 inches.
Fred Childers Family
Childers has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. It is also unknown if Childers has any siblings. More details concerning his parents and childhood will be updated as soon as it is available to the public.
Fred Childers Wife
Childers is married to his wife Allison. They live with their three dogs namely; Cocoa, Maggie Mae, and De Oro which keep them entertained. They enjoy discovering and exploring new restaurants together and are enthusiastic to try all that Cajun flavor Baton Rouge has in store for them.
Fred Childers Net Worth
Childers has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor/Reporter/Director.
Fred Childers Salary
Childers earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Fred Childers Education
Childers attended Sam Houston State University located in Huntsville Texas. His passion for television news was realized in the ’90s after his experience reporting on Cable Channel 7 for the school’s news show. While there, he studied broadcast journalism and graduated with a bachelor’s Degree in Mass Communication.
Fred Childers Career
Childers works at FOX 44 as a managing editor and Anchor on the 9 pm News. Additionally, he is also the political reporter for WVLA Local 33 News. Childers has over 18 years of experience as a broadcast journalist. Before moving Childers to WGMB and WVLA, he worked as a fill-in anchor covering politics, breaking news, and criminal courts.
Childers worked as a reporter in Shreveport Louisiana for 11 years. Additionally, he was awarded the Reporter of the Year Award in 2009, by The Louisiana Broadcaster Association. In addition, he spent 13 days in and around New Orleans as he covered the hurricane’s arrival and the devastating floods that followed. Childers has marked this as his most unforgettable coverage. He delivered live reports to stations all across the country including Louisiana.
He started his career in journalism in 1998, as a weekend anchor and reporter at the CBS affiliate, KAUZ TV based in Wichita Falls, Texas. Later on, Childers became the manager of Cable Channel 7. During his time as a journalist, he has described his experience as very fulfilling, rewarding, and exciting. During his free time, he loves visiting new restaurants together with his wife, playing with his pets; De Oro, Cocoa, and Maggie Mae and sometimes running, through which he discovered the beautiful jogging path at LSU Lake.
Other FOX44 members include;
- Kelly Anne Beile
- Gerron Jordan
- Kourtney Williams
- Ashley Ruiz
- Jasmine Lomax
- Brian Holland
- Chessa Bouche
- Jared Joseph
- Brooke Kirchhofer
- Shannon Heckt
Fred Childers Social Media Platforms
He is active on his social media accounts and posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter accounts. He has over 500 followers on his Facebook page and over 500 followers on his Twitter account.