Robert Kovacik Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Wife, KNBC-TV, Net Worth, and Salary

Robert Kovacik Biography

Robert Kovacik is an American Multiple Award-winning Anchor, Reporter, and Correspondent working at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, California as a general assignment reporter and anchor. Before joining the station in July 2004, he worked for National Geographic Channel.

Robert Kovacik Age

Kovacik likes to keep his personal life private hence he has not yet disclosed the date, month, or year he was born. However, he might be in his 60s.

Robert Kovacik Height

Kovacik stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 11 inches.

Robert Kovacik Family

Kovacik has managed to keep his personal life away from the limelight hence he has not disclosed any information about his parents. However, he revealed on his Instagram post on August 9, 2023, that his mother is dead, he has an older brother (firstborn), and he is the youngest child in his family.

Robert Kovacik Wife

Kovacik is very private about his personal life therefore it is unknown if he is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of Kovacik being in any past relationship with anyone.

Robert Kovacik Net Worth

Kovacik has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as an Anchor, Reporter, and Correspondent.

Robert Kovacik
Robert Kovacik

Robert Kovacik Salary

Kovacik earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.

Robert Kovacik Education

Kovacik is a proud 1987 alumnus of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, where he obtained a Master of Science (MS) degree in Journalism. He is also a graduate of Brown University in Providence, Rhode Island, where he graduated with honors AB (Bachelor of Arts degree in American Civilization).

Robert Kovacik Career

Kovacik serves at KNBC 4 News as a general assignment reporter and news anchor. He mostly appears on the 5, 6, and 11 PM newscasts, from Monday through Friday. Prior to joining KNBC-TV, Kovacik worked as an Anchor and Correspondent at the National Geographic Channel for nearly six years. Before that, he served as a Weekend Anchor and Reporter at KCOP-TV in Hollywood, California, for over six years. Before that, he was a Senior Correspondent and Anchor at KADY-TV for about a year and a half. Additionally, he worked as an Anchor and Reporter at WNET-TV in Newark, New Jersey, for nearly four years.

Kovacik gives viewers a close look at what’s happening locally and around the world. He has gone to England to report on the passing of Queen Elizabeth II and her State Funeral. He interviewed lots of people from different countries who came to pay their respects during the time of National Mourning. This is just one of the many stories Kovacik has covered.

Kovacik has gone to Windsor Castle to report on a big event: the royal wedding of Meghan Markle and Prince Harry. There he talked about all the excitement before the wedding and got to interview many people from Southern California who came to England for the celebration. Kovacik even got a special welcome from Prince Harry himself.

Kovacik has covered a lot of big events, like the terrorist bombing in Manchester, England and the mass shooting in Las Vegas, both in the year 2017. He also reported on the mass shooting in Orlando in the year 2016, when a gunman attacked a nightclub. Kovacik was also there when the Oroville Dam in Northern California almost broke, and also covered the sad story of 19 firefighters who died in Prescott, Arizona. He was KNBC-TV’s reporter at the 2013 Papal Conclave in Rome. Before that, Kovacik reported on the Summer Olympics in London in the year 2012.

Kovacik cares a lot about issues that affect people in Southern California. He often joins in community events all over the area. He has been the Master of Ceremonies for the Los Angeles Fire Department’s Valor Awards. These awards are given to people who show bravery and sacrifice. He also helps lead discussions at St. Anne’s Annual Summit. This agency helps women, children, and families facing tough times in Los Angeles, CA.

Kovacik really cares about animals and supports causes to help them. He works to make people aware of how to take care of animals and why adopting pets is important. He’s part of KNBC-TV’s yearly Clear the Shelters event, which helps pets find new homes. He’s also on the Honorary Board of Operation Blankets of Love, a charity that helps animals in need during emergencies.

One of Kovacik’s most exciting moments happened when he was reporting live in Southern California. He was covering a big search for someone accused of murder. Suddenly, the suspect showed up and gave up on Kovacik while he was on TV. His reporting got him a Golden Mike, an Edward R. Murrow Award, and an award from the Los Angeles Press Club for breaking news.

In another important report, Kovacik looked into how quickly the Los Angeles Fire Department answered 911 calls. This made the Mayor ask for an audit of the department. His reporting on the investigation into President Clinton’s impeachment was even included in the Kenneth Starr Report. Also, his big story about how crowded animal shelters are in Los Angeles made the city change its laws.

Robert Kovacik Awards | Achievements

Throughout his career, Kovacik has won many awards from the industry. These include several Murrow Awards, Golden Mikes, Emmys, and Associated Press. In the year 2018, he got the Los Angeles Area Emmy Award for his excellent hard news reporting. In 2013, at the 55th Annual Southern California Journalism Awards, he was named “TV Journalist of the Year”. He has also won the Genesis Award 3 times, given by the Humane Society of the United States, for his great coverage of animal protection issues.

Kovacik received an award from the British Consul-General of Los Angeles for his Summer Olympics reporting. He won several Emmys for both of these jobs. He’s also covered political events like Presidential primaries and debates. He reported from Washington, D.C. for George Bush’s funeral, from NYC during the 2016 election when Donald Trump and Bill Clinton were waiting for the results, as well as from Cleveland for the Republican Convention.

For over 10 years, Kovacik has been behind the scenes at KNBC-TV and other TV stations for big events like the Grammys, the Golden Globes, the Academy Awards, and the Emmys. He’s had long talks with famous people in the industry, like Quincy Jones and Jane Fonda, just to name a few!

After serving 3 terms as President of the Los Angeles Press Club, Kovacik was given the special title of Honorary Board Member. This title is called President Emeritus. At the start of his career, Kovacik became the youngest anchor in the biggest TV market in the country, New York City. He was made the anchor of KCET’s late-night show, “Nightworld.”

Robert Kovacik KNBC-TV

Kovacik is working at KNBC-TV alongside other famous KNBC-TV meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;

  1. Adrian Arambulo
  2. David Biggar
  3. Michael Brownlee
  4. Ted Chen
  5. Belen De Leon
  6. Jonathan Gonzalez
  7. Carolyn Johnson
  8. John Cádiz Klemack
  9. Lolita Lopez

Robert Kovacik Social Media Platforms

He is active on his social media accounts and often posts on his Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. He has over 29.1K followers on Instagram, over 72K followers on Facebook, and over 29.7K followers on Twitter.

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