Tracy McCool Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 14 Jan, 2018
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Age: 19 years old
Birth Nation: United States of America
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Tracy McCool, an American journalist, is one of the familiar faces in the field of journalism. McCool worked as a host, anchor and a producer in Fox 8 News. She also worked on various other networks. She is a married woman and currently resides in Akron area with her husband and children.

Early Life and Education

Tracy McCool was born on 6th April in Cleveland, Ohio. McCool is American as per nationality, and as far as her ethnicity is concerned, she is White. She attended Copley High School. Later, McCool graduated with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast news from Kent State University.


Tracy McCool, at the initial phase of her career, appeared as a news intern. After the internship, McCool became the producer of Fox8 News. Later, she left Fox and promised to be back in four years.

McCool then worked as a reporter and anchor for WSYX-TV ( ABC-affiliated virtual channel 6) and WTTE-TV (Fox-affiliated TV station) in Ohio. She also served in the state capital for WICU-TV (NBA-affiliated TV station).

By May 2000, McCool joined Fox 8 News again as a general assignment reporter. She played an effective and efficient role in establishing Fox 8’s Akron/Summit County Bureau at Summit Mall. She also co-anchored the top rated 5,6 and 10 p.m. newscasts with Bill Martin and Lou Maglio.

In 2011, after working for several years in Fox 8 News In the Morning, she left the show.

Personal Life

Tray McCool married her husband, John in an intimate ceremony with the presence of limited guests.

After the marriage, the couple resides in Akron area with their two children, Cassidy and Carter.

Apart from her married life, she enjoys spending time with her friends and family. Whereas, she also loves golf and skiing.

Net Worth

Tracy McCool, who was the producer of Fox 8 News has an estimated net worth not less than $1 million, but it is not the official figure.

According to some sources, an average salary of Fox 8 employees is $70k annually. Whereas, the annual salary of Fox8 News producer is $34k-$37k. 

Besides this, McCool has two dogs– a Bulldog (worth around $1500-4k) and a Maltese (worth $1000).