Jennifer Abney Biography and Wiki
Jennifer Abney WPDE is an American Murrow Award-Winning journalist working as the co-anchor of the 5, 6, 7 & 11 pm news with Trey Paul. She joined the WPDE TV 15 team in November 2020.
Jennifer Abney Age and Birthday
Jennifer was born and raised in the United States. Her exact date of birth is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Jennifer Abney Height and Weight
Jennifer appears to be quite tall according to her photos. She stands at an average height and has a moderate weight. Unfortunately, Details about her full body measurements are currently under review.
Jennifer Abney Education
Abney graduated from Troy University with a bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Marketing.
Jennifer Abney Family
Abney was born and raised in the United States of America by her parents. Unfortunately, details about the actual identities of her parents and siblings are not available at the moment.
Nonetheless, this section is currently under review and will soon be updated.
Jennifer Abney Husband
Jennifer is married to Clay. Her husband is also a journalist; as a travel writer, he has the opportunity to swim with penguins in Antarctica and kayak among icebergs in Greenland.
Jennifer Abney FOX21 – Career
Jennifer is excited to be joining the ABC15 News team as co-anchor of the 5 p.m., 6 p.m., 7 p.m., and 11 p.m. newscasts with Trey Paul. She has worked on the news desk for over two decades. The Alabama Associated Press named her “Best Anchor” in 2007 as the morning news anchor at WKRG-TV in Mobile, AL. She’s also won Associated Press awards for Best Health, Best Series, and Best Feature Reporting. Abney received a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award for Best News Series in 2018 for her reporting on the opioid epidemic’s smallest victims. She covered the devastation caused by Hurricanes Ivan and Katrina on the Gulf Coast, sharing stories of heartbreak and hope.
Jennifer is passionate about telling stories that make a difference in the lives of her community’s viewers. Jennifer’s interview with a hit-and-run victim in Pittsburgh resulted in the arrest of a suspect in the case. During the one-year anniversary of the tragedy, she was the only local journalist to share the inspiring story of the fitness instructor who survived the 2009 LA Fitness Shooting Spree. Jennifer covered everything from the G-20 Summit to ‘Snowmageddon’ during her time in Pittsburgh. For a girl who grew up in Florida and South Alabama, navigating two feet of snowfall in one weekend is quite a challenge! She also went to Dallas to cover the Steelers’ Super Bowl XLV bid.
Her first job as an anchor at an affiliate was at WECT in Wilmington, NC in 1999. They enjoy helping others and volunteering at their church. They have gone on mission trips to Guatemala and Haiti to help with orphanages. Jennifer enjoys volunteering for a variety of non-profit organizations and speaking to groups about the importance of encouraging young people to dream big.
Jennifer Abney Salary
According to FOX21 estimates, Abney receives an annual salary ranging from $27,700 – $78,800. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Jennifer Abney Net Worth
Abney has a net worth of $250,000. This amount is from her extensive career among other investments.