John Garcia (reporter) Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary

John Garcia is an American general assignment reporter for ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Chicago’s top-rated station for news. John has been working at ABC 7 Chicago since joining the team in 1994 and he as well serves as co-anchor of ABC 7 Sunday Morning News from 1995-97.

John Garcia Biography

John Garcia is an American Reporter/Anchor working for ABC 7 News/WLS-TV in Chicago. He joined the station in the year 1994. He now serves the station as a general assignment reporter for ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Chicago’s top-rated station for news. He also served as co-anchor of ABC 7 Sunday Morning News between 1995 and 1997.

John Garcia Age

Garcia likes to keep his personal life private hence has not yet disclosed the year and month he was born. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday. However, he might be in his 50’s.

John Garcia Height

Garcia stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.

John Garcia Family

Garcia 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 John has any siblings.

John Garcia Wife 

Garcia is married but he has not displayed the name of his wife in public. The couple is blessed with four children and John enjoys spending time with his daughters when he is not working.

John Garcia Net Worth

Garcia has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a reporter.

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John Garcia Salary

Garcia earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45, 000 to $ 110, 500.

John Garcia Education

Garcia received his Bachelor of Arts degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1986 from Drake University in Des Moines, Iowa. He has competed in many marathons including the Boston marathons and Chicago.

John Garcia Career

Garcia works with ABC 7 Chicago serving the station as a General Assignment Reporter. Prior to joining ABC 7, he was working at KSAT-TV, the ABC station in San Antonio, Texas, where he co-anchored the morning and noon newscasts (1994). Before that, he worked as a reporter and fill-in anchor at KXAS-TV in Dallas, Texas (1991-94).

He served as a reporter/anchor and fill-in anchor at KOAT-TV in Albuquerque, New Mexico from 1988-91. Before his career, he was a reporter and weekend anchor at KMID-TV in Midland, Texas (1987-88), and a reporter at KTIV-TV in Sioux City, Iowa (1986-87).

He has been honored with many awards, including five Regional Emmys and an Illinois Broadcasters Association Silver Dome Award. Garcia was chosen for the Drake University Young Alumni Achievement Award. He obtained recognition from the Associated Press with their award for Best Series and earned the Best Spot News honors from the Northwest Broadcasters Association. He as well received the Dallas Katie Award for spot news.

He serves on the board of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation. John is the past president of the Drake University Journalism National Alumni Board. He has served as a volunteer for the Respiratory Health Association, and also the ‘Character Counts’ program in Elmhurst. Besides, he is a member of the Chicago Association of Hispanic Journalists and the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.

John Garcia ABC7 Chicago

Garcia is working at ABC7 Chicago where he works alongside other famous ABC7 Chicago anchors and reporters including;

  1. Rob Elgas
  2. Alan Krashesky
  3. Stacey Sager
  4. David Novarro
  5. Val Warner
  6. Paul Meincke
  7. Diane Pathieu
  8. Eric Horng
  9. Michelle Gallardo
  10. Evelyn Holmes
  11. Jessica D’Onofrio
  12. Sarah Schulte
  13. Leah Hope
  14. Janet Davies
  15. John Idler
  16. Samantha Chatman
  17. Jason Knowles
  18. Chuck Goudie
  19. Larry Mowry
  20. Mark Rivera
  21. Stacey Baca
  22. Dionne Miller
  23. Phil Schwarz
  24. Karen Jordan
  25. Ravi Baichwal
  26. Roz Varon
  27. Tracy Butler
  28. Jim Rose
  29. Terrell Brown
  30. Hosea Sanders
  31. Tanja Babich
  32. Cheryl Scott
  33. Judy Hsu
  34. Mark Giangreco
  35. Cheryl Burton
  36. Eric Thomas
  37. Kristen Sze
  38. Sandhya Patel
  39. Dan Noyes
  40. Chris Nguyen
  41. Mike Nicco
  42. Dion Lim
  43. Jobina Fortson
  44. Liz Kreutz
  45. Spencer Christian
  46. Dan Ashley
  47. Larry Beil
  48. Reggie Aqui
  49. Chris Alvarez
  50. Kumasi Aaron
  51. Drew Tuma

John Garcia Social Media Platforms

Garcia is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 3,000 followers on Twitter, 1,000 followers on Instagram, and 5,000 followers on Facebook.

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