Robin Baumgarten is an American journalist and TV anchor. She is best known as the anchor on WGN-TV's Morning News show. Born in Chicago and raised in the South suburban Burbank, she is a proud Illini alumna. The 53-year-old was previously married to news producer Matt Piacente.
She is a proud mother of two daughters and is very secretive when it comes to her personal life. Her eldest daughter Anna was born on 5th July 2002 followed by her youngest daughter Mary in 22nd July 2004.
Here we are going to talk about the TV personality's career, achievements, and net worth.
Robin Baumgarten's career and awards
Robin owns a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism from the University of Illinois. She has worked in numerous fields as a journalist. However, her notable initial works are as a freelance journalist on ABC Sports. She then started to work as traffic, news and sports reporter on WLUP Radio's Jonathon Brandmeier Show, while she worked for Shadow Broadcast Services in Chicago.
Moreover, she joined WNG and started working as an airborne traffic reporter and transportation reporter in 1996. She currently works as a co-anchor in the WGN Morning News from 6-10 AM. In 2004, she became the solo anchor of 5 am show and later was appointed as the main anchor on WGN Morning News.
Watch Robin Baumgarten on WGN News
Later in 2013, her duties were extended to 6-10 am hours.
Talking about her achievements, she has won 2 Emmy awards to date. She won her first Emmy in 1997 for her work in the station's coverage of the Bulls Championship Rally. Later in 2002, she won another one under the category "Oustanding Achievement for Individual Excellence on Camera."
Robin Baumgarten's net worth and salary
The net worth of Robin, who has been active in the industry for the past 15 years, has not been specified yet. Like her personal life, the journalist's net worth and salary are also unknown.
However, we can assume that she earns quite a good sum of money as she is one of the most popular and respected journalists in the field. She is also very happy with her job.
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