Ron Magers is a weeknight anchor for the WLS-TV who co-anchors also the 5.00 pm and 10.00 pm broadcasts. He started his broadcasting career in a host of radio shows while he was still a high school student in Toppenish, Washington.
Early Life And Education of Ron Magers
Ron Magers was born on 27th August 1944 in San Bernardino, California, under the birth sign of Virgo. She is the brother of Paul Magers, an anchor for the KCBS-TV.
Magers was interested in journalism from a very small age and gained broadcasting experience when he was a high school student. He studied in Toppenish, Washington whereby he hosted radio shows and also worked part-time as a journalist.
Ron Magers's Professional
Ron Magers's professional career started in 1965 after he joined KEZI-TV situated in Eugene, Oregon. He worked there as a reporter and new contributor and also became the producer and anchor of KGW-TV situated in Portland.
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He also worked in San Francisco, at the KPIX-TV. A weekly syndicated program, Ron Magers Electric Impressions was also hosted by him. He was then hired as the main anchor for the KSTP-TV starting from 1974 to 1981. He has also been involved in the Twin Cities newscasts.
Magers anchored the WMAQ-TV, 5, 6, and 10 pm newscasts from 1981-1997 and has also worked in WLS starting from 1998. He co-anchors the 10 pm broadcasts and he was removed from the job during the recession of 2009-10. He was rehired later and continues working there.
Owing to his work in the radio and television fraternity, Magers has won several awards and nominations. He has won six Chicago Emmy Awards and also the Peter Lisagor Award.
He has also won the National Press Club citation and has also won the Associated Press Award, Ohio State Award, Illinois Broadcasters Association Award as well as the Ethics Award from the Society of Professional Journalists.
Ron Magers's Net Worth, Salary, And Income
As of 2018, Ron Magers is reported to have an estimated salary of $36,000 per annum. The significant source of her income is his journalism career as he has not disclosed any information about any other income-generating business.
Moreover, as per some online sources, her net worth is estimated at over $1 million.
Ron Magers's Personal Life, Affair and Wife
As far as his personal life is concerned, Ron Magers seems to be too secretive about it. While there have been rumors of him having an affair and him being married, none has been confirmed yet.
As per some online sources, we found Ron Magers’ wife is Elise Magers but it is not clear when they got married. They have three children, all daughters; they are Kendal Hewitt, Tracy Magers, and Tia Koso.
Magers cannot be termed to be gay or bi-sexual as he has not stated so and so does not seem to be the case. So, all that can be said at this point is that Ron is single, and he is not dating anybody yet. Fans sure hope that news regarding the dating history and current status of this persona comes out soon in the tabloids.
Age, Body Measurements and Other Facts
- Age: Ron Magers is 74 years old.
- Birth Sign: Virgo
- Body Measurements: Even at the age of mid-70s he has maintained his body physically fit.
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by sanjeet, 31 Dec, 2015