Kelcey Carlson Biography and Wiki
Kelcey Carlson is an American journalist working as a news anchor with FOX 9 KMSP in the Twin Cities. he joined the station in 2014.
Kelcey Carlson Age and Birthday
Kelcey was born on September 12, 1975, in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. She is 45 years old as of 2021. Her birth sign is Virgo. She will be 46 years old as of 2022.
Kelcey Carlson Height and Weight
Saenz appears to be quite tall according to her photos. He stands at an average height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.6m) and has a moderate weight. Unfortunately, Details about his full body measurements are currently under review.
Kelcey Carlson Education
Kelcey left Purdue Boilermaker nation to pursue a career at Indiana University, which is an in-state rival. She majored in Journalism with a focus in Political Science and minored in French at the university.
Kelcey Carlson Family
Carlson 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.
Kelcey Carlson Wife
Kelcey is married to Dave Kent, a radio personality at KOOL 108 Radio. The couple has three children. Charlie and Kellen, her older sons, were born in 2007 and 2012, respectively, and Kathryn, her youngest daughter, was born in 2015. Kelcey’s family, though, is by far her favorite and most essential responsibility. They are her greatest achievements in life, and spending time with her family is always the nicest time. When they have the opportunity, they like to get away to their Wisconsin cabin to fish, relax, and simply spend time together.
She and her husband also host a podcast for PCA called “My Sports Life for PCA MN,” in which they interview athletes such as Lou Nanne, Matt Birk, Corey Koskie, and others on their journey to success and how they overcame adversity.
Kelcey Carlson Career
She moved to South Carolina after graduation, eager for an adventure, and found her first position at CBS station WBTW in the Florence/Myrtle Beach area. In her first two months as a weekend producer, she was thrust into many major stories, including the TWA 800 accident and Hurricanes Bertha and Fran. She then got a job as a “one-man band” reporter/photographer, where she shot and edited her own stories for daily newscasts.
Kelcey was employed at WWMT-Ch. 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan, after WBTW, and was assigned to cover numerous major stories, including the 2000 Presidential Election doubt in West Palm Beach, Florida, and Timothy McVeigh’s execution. Kelcey began conducting more investigative reporting in Kalamazoo, where she won accolades for her work on the Sex Offender Registry. Later, she was promoted to weekday morning anchor.
Kelcey spent the majority of her career at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina. She began her career as a reporter before moving on to weekend newscasts and finally the weekday morning show. During her stay there, Kelcey covered numerous major hurricanes, including Hurricane Isabel, which ravaged the southern Outer Banks. She was in charge of the station’s coverage of the criminal prosecution against presidential contender John Edwards and covered the Duke Lacrosse case.
She also lived near Boylston Street after participating in the Boston Marathon in 2013, which occurred shortly after the explosions. She was nominated for Emmys for enterprise reporting and her work on John Edwards’ criminal prosecution, and she won one for Best Weekend Newscast. She spent ten and a half years in Raleigh, where she got valuable experience covering Federal Courts, Final Four victories, and the Hurricanes’ Stanley Cup triumph.
She moved her family north to Minnesota in 2014 for a terrific chance with FOX 9 as the lead nightly anchor. Kelcey was the first reporter to arrive at Paisley Park the morning of Prince’s death after receiving a tip about his death. She was the field anchor for FOX 9’s coverage on that day, as well as live coverage after the Minnehaha Academy explosion. She’s covered the Super Bowl in Houston and the Super Bowl in our own backyard here in the Twin Cities throughout her stint at FOX 9. With the help of her Kalamazoo contacts, she also helped break the news of P.J. Fleck’s employment at the University of Minnesota.
Kelcey is an active runner in her spare time, having completed 31 marathons to date. She has competed in seven Boston Marathons, three of which she qualified for under the men’s timing criteria. She’s been on a lot of difficult and emotional jobs, but one of the most emotional was standing near Boylston Street after the bombs. The tale reached a highly personal level as she juggled live shoots and texts from friends and relatives asking if she was okay. She’s also completed marathons in Chicago, Berlin, and Grandma’s. Kelcey also won a marathon once upon a time. In 2011, the Grandfather Mountain Marathon was place in Boone, North Carolina.
Kelcey Carlson Salary
According to FOX 9 estimates, Carlson receives an annual salary ranging from $27,700 – $78,800. Her contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.
Kelcey Carlson Net Worth
Carlson has a net worth of $250,000. This amount is from her extensive career among other investments.