Paul Meincke Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary

Paul Meincke is an American Reporter known for his time working for ABC 7 Eyewitness Chicago between July 1985 and retiring in the year 2015.

Paul Meincke Biography

Paul Meincke is an American Anchor/Reporter known for his time working for ABC 7 Eyewitness Chicago. He joined the station in July 1985 and retired in the year 2015 after about 30 years in a journalism career. He is now serving as a part-time contributor at the station.

Paul Meincke Age

Meincke likes to keep his personal life private and 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.

Paul Meincke Height

Meincke stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.

Paul Meincke Family

Meincke 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 Paul has any siblings.

Paul Meincke Wife 

Meincke is married to Wendy. The couple has been married for 30 years and they are blessed with four sons; Dan, Zach, Bill, and Cody.

Paul Meincke Net Worth

Meincke 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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Paul Meincke Salary

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

Paul Meincke Education

Meincke has earned his Bachelor of Arts degree in speech from Augustana College and he is known as a native of Rock Island, Illinois.

Paul Meincke Career

Meincke is known for his time working for ABC 7 News serving the station as a News Reporter. He is now serving the station as a part-time contributor. He has covered several major news stories the Branch Davidian stand-off in Texas, the first Gulf war, the 1999 release of captured United States servicemen in Belgrade, the arrest of the Unabomber, the political corruption trials of Governors Ryan and Blagojevich, and also the death penalty debate in Illinois for over years.

Prior to joining the station, he was working as a radio play-by-play announcer and later joined TV newscasts at WHBF-TV in his hometown of Rock Island, Illinois as an anchor. In 1981, he moved to WEWS-TV in Cleveland where he served as a general assignment reporter and backup anchor.

He has received several awards for journalistic excellence throughout his career. He was as well recognized with the Richard J. Daley Police Medal of Honor for serving as a middleman in a hostage state including a wounded Chicago police officer in 2001.

He has been energetic with the Boy Scouts for numerous years. He is a former Scoutmaster of Boy Scouts of America Troop 6 in Des Plaines and in 2003 changed into supplied with the Silver Beaver Award, the very best award a grownup volunteer can get hold of in popularity of time and effort.

During his free time and not working for Chicago’s top news station, He has enjoyed traveling to the Philmont Scout ranch five times, climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro in Tanzania in 2008, and bicycled across the United States in the summer of 2012.

Paul Meincke Retiring/Heart Surgery

Meincke has served ABC 7 News in Chicago for more than 30 years. He made a decision to retire as a full-time reporter for the station in 2015. He is now serving the station as a part-time contributor. Back in the month of January 220, he had to undergo open-heart surgery and is now recovering. He underwent the surgery for a torn aorta and stated that this was one of the most unexpected bumps in the road for him.

Paul Meincke ABC7 Chicago

Meincke 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. Diane Pathieu
  7. Eric Horng
  8. John Garcia
  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

Paul Meincke Social Media Platforms

Meincke is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 2,000 followers on Twitter,  and 5,000 followers on Facebook.

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