Jerry Barlar Biography
Jerry Barlar is an American Emmy award-winning reporter/anchor working at WKRN-TV in Nashville, Tennessee. He began working at News 2 in 1989.
Jerry Barlar Age
Barlar likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or ear he was born. However, he might be in his 50’s.
Jerry Barlar Height
Barlar stands at a height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.
Jerry Barlar Family
Barlar 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 Barlar has any siblings.
Jerry Barlar Wife
Barlar is a married man. Together the couple has been blessed with two children. He likes to keep his personal life private hence he has neither mentioned the names of his wife nor those of his children.
Jerry Barlar Net Worth
Barlar has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a reporter.
Jerry Barlar Salary
Barlar earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Jerry Barlar Career
Barlar serves at WKRN News 2, where he is seen daily on Good Morning Nashville, chasing breaking news and weather for the First Alert Unit. Over the years with WKRN, he has covered many stories including the robbery of a bank where a police officer was shot and his K-9 partner killed. This story led to him winning an Emmy award.
In 2013, he covered the rescue of an infant during a flood in Madison which made him win an Edward R. Murrow award. During the Kirby Wallace capture, Barlar and Maura Sirianni were the only crew that had live coverage of the capture this made him win an AP award. In addition, he had photos of a tornado that came through Ashland City in Cheatham County.
When he is not at work he enjoys spending time with his family. Most recently he began a 501(c)(3) to help children after they lost their parents. After covering a lethal house fire that killed five of seven family members, he began the Lily Rose Foundation.
The foundation was named after Lily and Rose the children who survived the fire but their parents did not and are now in the custody of their grandmother. His wise is to develop the foundation and to help other children found in similar circumstances. Also, if he is not with his family he can be found on the water or in the woods looking for food.
Jerry Barlar WKRN
Barlar is working at WKRN where he works alongside other famous WKRN anchors and reporters including;
- Gerald Harris
- Elizabeth Lane
- Stephanie Langston
- Andy Cordan
- Jessi Turnure
- Kristina Shalhoup
- Emily Proud
- Kayla Anderson
- Josh Breslow
- Erica Francis
- Eric Egan
- Nikki Burdine
- Neil Orne
- Hayley Wielgus
- Bob Mueller
Jerry Barlar Social Media Platforms
Barlar is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 684 followers on Twitter, over 513 followers on Instagram, and over 30k followers on Facebook.