Jeff Kolb Bio, Wiki
Jeff Kolb is an American Sports Anchor/Reporter working for KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas. He joined the station in May 2019.
Jeff Kolb Age
Kolb was born in Rhode Island, United States. He 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 30s.
Jeff Kolb Height
Kolb stands at a height of approximately 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Jeff Kolb Family
Kolb was raised in Rhode Island. He 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 Kolb has any siblings.
Jeff Kolb Wife, married
Kolb is very private about his personal life therefore it is not known if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Kolb being in any past relationship with anyone.
Jeff Kolb Net Worth
Kolb has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a Sports Anchor/Reporter.
Jeff Kolb Salary
Kolb earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jeff Kolb Education
Kolb graduated from The Providence Country Day School in the year 2008 with an HS Diploma. During his stint there, he won a Headmaster’s Citation Award. Upon graduation, he attended Emerson College. In the year 2012, he graduated from Emerson College with a Bachelor of Science in Broadcast Journalism. During his stint at Emerson College, he was a Student Athletic Advisory Committee (SAAC) and a Resident Assistant. He pitched for 4 years in Division-III Baseball and was part of the Office of Housing and Residence Life (OHRL). Additionally, Kolb was working for WEBN Sports and ETIN Radio. He holds honors that he received during his stint at college. In the year 2012, he was named Emerson College Pitcher of the Year. From 2009 to 2012, he was a GNAC Academic-All Conference Player. He was on the Dean’s List.
Jeff Kolb Career
Kolb works as a Sports Anchor/Reporter at KDFW FOX 4. Before joining the station, he was working for KOKI-TV FOX23 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. He spent 3 years there working as a Weekend Sports Anchor/Reporter. Before that, he was in Providence, Rhode Island, working for WJAR-TV as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. He stayed there for 2 years. Kolb worked for WEEI Sports Radio Network in Providence, Rhode Island before going to WJAR. He spent 7 months there working as a Host of Southern New England Sports Saturday, a two-hour morning program.
After graduating from college, he got his first job as a video storyteller and sports writer at a small-town newspaper in Chambersburg, Pennsylvania. From there, he went to work for WBKB-TV 11 in Alpena, Michigan as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. He stayed there for half a year. After that, he now joined WEEI.
Throughout his career, Kolb has had many opportunities to tell sports stories at the youth, recreational, college, high school, and pro levels. He has been honored with multiple awards including an Edward R. Murrow regional award. This was for best sports reporting following an investigative story on how 2 football teams used helmet sensor technology to make the game safer. Kolb holds the Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters award for best feature reporting. This was a report on the story of a woman who donated a kidney to Billy Gillespie, a prominent college basketball coach, and Texan.
During his leisure, he likes cooking and eating, playing basketball, baseball, and tennis, spending time with his friends and family, and traveling.
Jeff Kolb FOX 4
Kolb serves at KDFW FOX 4 in Dallas/Fort Worth, North Texas as a Sports Anchor/Reporter. He often hosts and co-hosts the station’s nightly half-hour sports show, Free4All. Also, he anchors the FOX 4’s more traditional weekend sportscasts. In addition to his roles, he travels to report on the Dallas Cowboys and tell enterprise sports feature stories.
In March of 2020, Kolb helmed the reporting on the historic shutdown of the sports world due to the COVID-19 pandemic. He reported on several key moments of leagues and teams returning to action. He covered the opening of a neutral site World Series at Globe Life Field with fans and Texas Ranger’s brand new ballpark without fans. Also, he did a report on the PGA holding its first event back in Fort Worth, and a high school and college football season weathering constant cancellations and postponements.
Kolb also reported on FC Dallas being sent home from the MLS is Back Tournament following a COVID-19 outbreak and an unprecedented NFL Draft and Cowboys season with fans allowed inside AT&T Stadium. Additionally, Kolb covered the historic NHL and NBA bubble seasons including virtual reporting on the Dallas Stars’ run to the Stanley Cup Final.
Kolb is currently working at KDFW FOX 4 where he works alongside other famous KDFW FOX 4 anchors and reporters including;
- Samantha Gannon
- Dan Godwin
- Blake Hanson
- Heather Hays
- Dan Henry
- Macy Jenkins
- Shannon Murray
- Lynnanne Nguyen
- Steve Noviello
Jeff Kolb Social Media Platforms
Kolb is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 1100 followers on Instagram.