Ravi Baichwal Bio, Wiki, Age, Wife, ABC 7 Chicago, Net Worth, Salary

Ravi Baichwal is a Canadian Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor working for ABC 7 News in Chicago. He joined the station in the month of November 2016.

Ravi Baichwal Biography

Ravi Baichwal is a Canadian Emmy-Award-Winning Anchor/Reporter working for ABC 7 News in Chicago. He joined the station in the month of November 2016. There, he serves the station as a co-anchor for the 5 and 6 PM Newscasts every weekday. 

Ravi Baichwal Age

Baichwal was born in Toronto, Canada. He 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.

Ravi Baichwal Height

Baichwal stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.

Ravi Baichwal Family

Baichwal 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 Ravi has any siblings.

Ravi Baichwal Wife 

Baichwal is married to Sonja Nordahl who happens to be an award-winning broadcast journalist. Together the couple has been blessed with two children Baichwal is married to television journalist Sonja Nordahl who is an award-winning broadcaster. They have two children.

Ravi Baichwal Net Worth

Baichwal has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his career as a weekend news co-anchor.

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Ravi Baichwal Salary

Baichwal earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Ravi Baichwal Education

He attended the University of Western Ontario and graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Honours in political science with a certificate in French language studies. He later pursued a career in journalism and has been in the business to date after graduating from college.

Ravi Baichwal Career

Baichwal works for ABC 7 news serving the station as a co-anchor for the 5 and 6 PM Newscasts every weekday. He won an Emmy award for the best anchor in the Chicago/Midwest region of the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences in 2008.

Before joining Chicago, he was an integral part of CTV News, Canada’s number-one news organization. He was the host of “CTV Newsnet Morning with Ravi Baichwal” and an anchor for CTV National News. Ravi as well anchored and hosted marquee network shows including Canada’s number-one newscast, “CTV National News.”

He gained a national reputation for seamless coverage of life, and breaking news during his tenure. Ravi covered the fast-changing world of politics and served as the host of two award-winning election night specials. Additional historically significant stories he has covered include the terrorist attacks on the London Underground system, the discovery of fugitive former Iraqi president Saddam Hussein by United States soldiers, and the death of Pope John Paul II.

He as well guest-hosted on some of Canada’s premier radio stations and appeared regularly on the country’s most irreverent sports talk show. He also sat in as a host on Canada’s pre-eminent business news channel. Before joining CTV’s national news division in 2002, he was a principal anchor/reporter for CTV’s local station in Vancouver.

He started his journalism career with the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, beginning out as a researcher in Calgary in 1996. Baichwal proceeded successively to associate reporter, producer, and anchor positions with business programs on CBC Newsworld. He volunteers with various charities dedicated to health, children, and diversity issues health in Chicago.

Ravi Baichwal Promotion

Baichwal together with Rob Elgas got promoted by the ABC 7 Chicago News team to replace Alan Krashesky. The duo was promoted to weekday afternoons and evenings and took their new spots on the 6th of March 2023. Elgas joined the 10 PM Newscast and 7 PM live stream with Cheryl Burto. Asides from this, h was co-anchoring the 4 PM News with Judy Hsu. On the other hand, Baichwall will be transitioning from weekend duties to co-anchoring the 5 and 6 PM Newscasts every weekday.

Ravi Baichwal ABC7 Chicago

Baichwal 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. John Garcia
  10. Michelle Gallardo
  11. Evelyn Holmes
  12. Jessica D’Onofrio
  13. Sarah Schulte
  14. Leah Hope
  15. Janet Davies
  16. John Idler
  17. Samantha Chatman
  18. Jason Knowles
  19. Chuck Goudie
  20. Larry Mowry
  21. Mark Rivera
  22. Stacey Baca
  23. Dionne Miller
  24. Phil Schwarz
  25. Karen Jordan
  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
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