Ken Amaro Biography
Ken Amaro is an American four-time Emmy-awarded retired journalist who previously served WTLV as a consumer reporter at First Coast News for more than 4 decades since 1979. For his first ten years at WTLV, he attained a number of awards such as; Florida Medical Association awards, Associated Press, and the Florida News Maker. He retired in November 2021 and announced his run for Jacksonville City Council District 1 as a Republican.
Ken Amaro Age
Amaro was born in the Virgin Islands in the United States. However, he might be in his 60’s.
Ken Amaro Height
Amaro stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Ken Amaro Family
Amaro 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 Amaro has any siblings.
Ken Amaro Wife
Amaro is a married man and together with his wife, they have been blessed with four daughters. However, he has neither revealed the name of his wife nor those of his children as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Ken Amaro Net Worth
Amaro has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as an investigative and consumer reporter.
Ken Amaro Salary
Amaro earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Ken Amaro Education
Amaro attended Jones College where he graduated with a Bachelor’s Degree in Broadcast Management in 1980. Ever since he has been awarded two academic certificates from FBI’s Citizens’ Academy where he graduated in 2000 and The Poynter Institute.
Ken Amaro Career
Amaro served WTLV as a consumer reporter at First Coast News for more than 4 decades since 1979. For his first ten years at WTLV, he attained a number of awards such as; Florida Medical Association awards, Associated Press, and the Florida News Maker. He retired in November 2021 and announced his run for Jacksonville City Council District 1 as a Republican.
Furthermore, he was promoted to serve in the On Your Side Consumer Reporter position in 1989, and he has served in his position to date. While he served in this position, he reported on rip-offs, swindles, and scams, and helped viewers with problem-solving.
While serving as a journalist, he has been nominated for three Florida Emmy Awards and also won two Emmy Awards. In addition, in 1998, he was named Consumer Advocate of the Year and won a National Gabriel Award. In addition, his Alma Mater, Jones College awarded him with an Honorary Doctorate of Humane Letters Degree.
Ken Amaro WTLV
Amaro worked at WTLV alongside other famous WTLV anchors and reporters including;
Ken Amaro Social Media Platforms
Amaro is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 440 followers on Twitter, over 1k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.