Sara Shookman Biography
Sara Shookman is an American Emmy-awarded journalist who previously served WKYC as a co-anchor of WKYC’s 7 p.m. newscast, Front Row, alongside Jim Donovan. Also, she co-anchored the 11 p.m. newscast, What’s Next, alongside Russ Mitchell. She joined the station in July 2012 as a general assignment reporter. Previously she served WVLT/WBXX in Knoxville as a morning live reporter and a substitute anchor.
Sara Shookman Age
Shookman is 35 years old as of 2021. She was born on October 10, 1986, in Northern Ohio, United States. She celebrates her birthday on the 10th of October every year.
Sara Shookman Height
Shookman stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall.
Sara Shookman Family
Shookman’s father is known as Scott Shookman while her mother is known as Becky Shookman. She lost her father to cancer after he had an abnormal growth of cells. She has a sister who is known as Kimberly.
Sara Shookman Husband
Shookman is married to Angelo Difranco who happens to be a businessman working in Cleveland. Ohio for PragonConsulting inc as a project manager. They met while in 2005, at Ohio University and later began dating in 2015. He proposed to her in August 2016. Later on September 2, 2017, they tied the knot in Cleveland at the Historic Coast Guard Station on Whiskey Island. Together the couple has been blessed with a daughter who they named Elizabeth Scott DiFranco.
Sara Shookman Net Worth
Shookman has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor and reporter.
Sara Shookman Salary
Shookman earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Sara Shookman Education
Shookman graduated from Manchester High School, and additionally, she likes the Portage Lakes. Later on, she attended Ohio University and this was when she had the opportunity to first worked as an intern at 3News. Furthermore, she attended the E. W. Scripps School of Journalism where she graduated summa cum laude.
Sara Shookman Career
Shookman served WKYC as a co-anchor of WKYC’s 7 p.m. newscast, Front Row, alongside Jim Donovan. Also, she co-anchored the 11 p.m. newscast, What’s Next, alongside Russ Mitchell. She joined the station in July 2012 as a general assignment reporter. Previously she served WVLT/WBXX in Knoxville as a morning live reporter and a substitute anchor.
At 3News, she covered both local, national, and international news. On regular occasions, she covers huge stories and in addition, she has filed reports around the country for WKYC studios’ parent company, TEGNA. Her most loved assignment has been covering the Olympics as she has covered the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, and the 2016 Summer Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
In her career as a journalist, she has won five regional Emmy awards and a regional Edward R. Murrow Award for her outstanding strengths in the field. Additionally, she was named by the Cleveland Magazine as one of the most interesting people in the city. She is an optimistic person as she sees the many opportunities in Northeast Ohio.
Shookman gives time to various organizations every year to do the same. Furthermore, she is an active member of the Board of Directors for Towards Employment, the Northern Ohio chapter of Leukemia, and the Lymphoma Society Board of Trustees. Another thing that she has an interest in volunteering with the SeriousFun Children’s Network’s Flying Horse Farms in Mt. Gilead and with The Boys & Girls Clubs of Cleveland.
Northeast Ohio is her native home and she was raised in Akron. Her journalism career began at WOUB in Athens, Ohio. In addition to working at 3News, she also worked at WVLT in Knoxville, Tennessee where she served as a reporter and fill-in anchor. During her leisure time, she likes to go outside on the water.
She also enjoys gardening, cross-country skiing in the winter, cycling in the summer, and stand-up paddleboarding. Furthermore, when with her husband they enjoy traveling and trying out new restaurants in Cleveland. Her best skill is to give stories.
Sara Shookman WKYC
Shookman worked at WKYC alongside other famous WKYC anchors and reporters including;Adam Boulton
- Will Ujek
- Brandon Simmons
- Monica Robins
- Pat Chiesa
- Nick Camino
- Leon Bibb
- Andrew Horansky
- Lynna Lai
- Matt Stanridge
- Jason Frazer
- Matt Wintz
- Hollie Strano
- Betsy Kling
- Danielle Wiggins
- Romney Smith
- Jay Crawford
- Jim Donovan
- Dave Chudowsky
- Maureen Kyle
- Laura Caso
- Russ Mitchell
Sara Shookman Social Media Platforms
Shookman is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. She has over 10k followers on Twitter, over 11k followers on Instagram, and over 15k followers on Facebook.