Tanya Eiserer Biography
Tanya Eiserer is an American 6-time Emmy Award-winning Reporter working for WFAA in Dallas, Texas as an investigative reporter. She has been working for the station since February 2014 after working for The Dallas Morning News.
Tanya Eiserer Age
Eiserer was born in the year 1974, in Gulf Coast, Texas City, United States. She is therefore 49 years old as of 2023. She likes to keep her personal life private hence she has not yet disclosed the date or month she was born.
Tanya Eiserer Height
Eiserer stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches.
Tanya Eiserer Family
Eiserer was raised alongside 3 siblings, whose identities are not known. She is the oldest among her siblings, and they were raised on the Gulf Coast in Texas City. She has a cousin, who has spent about 20 years in prison for murder. However, her cousin finished his sentence and he now lives in San Quentin. Eiserer has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight hence she has not disclosed any information about her parents.
Tanya Eiserer Husband / Son
Eiserer is married to her lovely spouse, whose names are under review. The couple takes great pride in being mom and dad to their one son, Aidan, who is 11 years old as of 2023 having been born on January 5, 2012. She often posts her son’s and husband’s photos on her Instagram Page. The family happily resides in Arlington, Texas.
Tanya Eiserer Net Worth
Eiserer has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million-$5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Reporter.
Tanya Eiserer Salary
Eiserer earns an annual salary ranging from $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Tanya Eiserer Education
Eiserer is a proud alumnus of the University of Houston, where she studied from 1992 to 1995 and obtained a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism. While at the university, she worked for The Daily Cougar, the college newspaper. Eiserer’s educational journey began at Texas City High School, where she completed her secondary education from 1986 to 1990.
Tanya Eiserer Career
Eiserer serves at WFAA as an investigative reporter, a role she has been holding since February 2018. She began as a general assignment reporter at the station. Before joining WFAA, she worked for the newspaper, The Dallas Morning News in Texas as a Criminal Justice Reporter for 11 years.
Eiserer says that she loves politics, even though she has never reported on any. She aspired to be a lawyer when she was little but things changed while in high school, where she began being fascinated with journalism.
Eiserer says that she loves keeping her life low-key outside of work. She is a down-to-earth woman, who is usually described as “cantankerous and rough around the edges” by her friends. She says that she just speaks her mind and does not mince words!
During her leisure time, she likes eating, having good wine, watching good movies and tv shows, or serving at a church council at an Episcopal church in Fort Worth, Texas. Also, she likes to do any kid-friendly activity like going to different parks e.g. Six Flags and the water park, with her kid during the weekends.
Tanya Eiserer Awards and Honors
Throughout Eiserer’s career, she has won many awards for her reporting work. In the year 2019, Eiserer achieved a great accomplishment by winning an Emmy Award for her coverage of the case of a former police officer in Dallas, Amber Guyger. Amber mistakenly entered a man’s home and shot him, thinking it was her own. Eiserer played a significant role in this story as she was the 1st journalist to obtain a copy of the 911 call that Amber made right after the shooting of Botham Jean.
Additionally, Eiserer received another Emmy award in the year 2019 for her series called “Jailed to Death.” This series focused on the topic of how jailers are trained, and it had a profound impact. Eiserer’s reporting shed light on the issue, leading lawmakers to make changes in the way jailers are trained.
Eiserer also holds the Charles E. Green Award, which she was honored by The Headliners Foundation, for Excellence in Journalism. She earned the honor after reporting on the Atmos gas explosion that caused the death of a little girl. Eiserer also holds an Emmy Award for reporting on a rape victim’s quest for justice and uncovering lapses in security at a local Army reserve base. In addition to her awards and honors, she holds a regional Edward Murrow Award, which she received in the year 2018 for a piece about the “Family Secret.”
Tanya Eiserer WFAA
Eiserer is working at WFAA where she works alongside other famous WFAA meteorologists, anchors, and reporters including;
- Jobin Panicker
- Kevin Reece
- Rebecca Lopez
- Greg Fields
- Susanne Brunner
- Adriana De Alba
- Pete Delkus
- Demond Fernandez
- Sean Giggy
Tanya Eiserer Social Media Platforms
She is active on her social media accounts and is often seen posting on her Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter. She has over 670 followers on Instagram.