Frank Buckley Biography
Frank Buckley is an American journalist, he is currently working at KTLA 5 News. He joined in 200 the station 5 from CNN, where he had been a national correspondent. Buckley is the recipient of numerous awards, including the Emmys for hard news reporting.
Frank Buckley Education
Buckley received his bachelor’s degree in history and broadcast journalism from the University of Southern California.
Frank Buckley KTLA
Every Monday through Friday from 7-11 a.m., Frank Buckley hosts KTLA’s hallmark broadcast, L.A.’s No. 1 rated KTLA 5 Morning News. He’s also the host/executive producer of Frank Buckley Interviews, a weekly TV show and podcast that airs on KTLA on weekends and is also available on YouTube and other podcast platforms. Inside California Politics, which airs on KTLA and other Nexstar TV stations on weekends, is co-hosted by Frank.
Buckley came to KTLA in 2005 after working as a national correspondent for CNN. Frank has won multiple honors, including Emmys for hard news reporting, news special coverage of the Hong Kong handover, and entertainment programming for co-hosting KTLA’s Rose Parade pre-show.
The Los Angeles Press Club has previously honored him with prizes, including best documentary for KTLA’s “When Disaster Strikes: A Survival Guide” and best talk/public affairs for “Access L.A.” Other awards include the Associated Press Television-Radio Association’s APTRA Awards, including reporter of the year; the Radio and Television News Association’s Golden Mike Awards for writing and feature reporting; and the national Americanism in News Media Award.
Frank Buckley Interviews was nominated for a National Arts & Entertainment Award by the Los Angeles Press Club in 2019. The show was nominated for an Emmy Award in 2020.
Frank’s reporting has led him to practically every town in Southern California, as well as many other parts of the country and the world. Frank traveled to Japan for KTLA in March 2011 and reported from Sendai shortly after the city was devastated by a tsunami and earthquake. Frank has previously covered a terror plot in London and the Iranian presidential election in Tehran for KTLA.
Buckley’s diverse responsibilities at CNN included everything from breaking news to politics to long-form enterprise reporting, as well as several CNN Presents films like “Carrier at War.” He served in the US Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation in the Persian Gulf during Operation Iraqi Freedom. Buckley reported from the Pentagon and warships in the Arabian Sea in the weeks after 9/11.
In 2004, Buckley traveled with the John Kerry and John Edwards campaigns for CNN’s political coverage. He also traveled with President George W. Bush in 2003-2004, reporting frequently from the White House. Hillary Clinton’s New York Senate campaign and the 2000 presidential election and its aftermath were among her other political reporting jobs.
Hurricanes in the Caribbean and the Carolinas; the Landers and Northridge earthquakes in California, as well as the devastating earthquake in Kobe, Japan; wildfires in Southern California; the Los Angeles riots, the OJ Simpson case and trial; and the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. off Martha’s Vineyard have all been covered by his spot news reporting for KTLA, CNN, and KCAL-TV in the 1990s.
Frank Buckley Salary
Buckley receives an annual salary ranging between $ 70,000 – $ 110,000.
Frank Buckley Net worth
Buckley has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 100k – $ 1 million.
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Frank Buckley Age
Buckley is 58 years old as of 2021. He was born on February 9, 1964, in Twentynine Palms.
Frank Buckley Height
He stands at a height of 5 feet 11 inches tall.
Frank Buckley Family
Buckley was born to Billy Joe Buckley his father and Toshiko Buckley.
Frank Buckley Wife
Buckley is married Elena Buckley, the couple have been married for 20 years. The couple have two children together.