Kelly Lange Biography
Kelly Lange is an American journalist turned full-time mystery novelist. She is best known for being the first woman to be a nightly news anchor in Los Angeles. Lange is a veteran radio and TV news reporter, and also NBC’s talk show host.
Kelly Lange Age and Birthday
Kelly is 85 years old as of 2023. She was born on 14 December 1937 in New York City, United States. Kelly celebrates her birthday on 14 December every year.
Kelly Lange Height and Weight
Lange stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 6 inches. She weighs 58 kilograms.
Kelly Lange Family, Parents, and Siblings
Kelly was born and raised by her parent in Dorothy Scafard in New York City. She has kept a low profile when it comes to her personal life. She has not revealed any details about her parents or siblings. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
Kelly Lange Husband
Lange was married to film director William Friedkin on June 7, 1987, and divorced in 1990. She has one daughter, Kelly Snyder, and three grandchildren.
Kelly Lange Education
Kelly graduated from Merrimack College in North Andover, Massachusetts. However, where she attended high school and the course that she pursued are not mentioned. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Kelly Lange Career
Lange began her journalism career in 1967 becoming a weather reporter on KABC’s 6 a.m.-to-9 a.m. segment and she was called “Dawn O’Day.” Initially a model, Lange got into a line at a Buena Park, California shopping mall as it appeared they were gifting people. The gifts turned out to be two positions as “Ladybirds” on KABC radio. The two lucky ladies would become the first female traffic/weather reporters in this area to patrol in helicopters. It was at this time that Lange got lucky and was chosen.
Kelly also served as a news reporter, spotting News, and also reporting traffic for KABC. In 1971, she joined KNBC. Lange later served as a newscaster with KCBS-TV for two years and later became a full-time mystery novelist. Kelly received the Golden Mike’s Lifetime Achievement Award from the Radio and Television News Association of Southern California in 2010.
Lange joined KNBC in March 1971 as a weather forecaster for the station’s weeknight newscasts. She later appeared on a weekly features program called Sunday. She co-hosted the program with Ralph Story, Tom Snyder, and Paul Moyer. Lange was later promoted to news anchor in December 1976. She anchored the station’s various weeknight news programs alongside Moyer, Jess Marlow, John Schubeck, Jack Perkins, John Beard, Keith Morrison, and Chuck Henry. She co-hosted NBC’s network coverage of the Tournament of Roses Parade alongside Michael Landon.
Lange also served as a regular guest host of Tomorrow, with former KNBC colleague Tom Snyder. Lange was also a regular host of the Today show. She hosted the Grand Floral Parade of the Portland Rose Festival. She also served as host of the primetime network broadcast ceremony. To relieve insomnia from working on the 11 pm newscast, she began writing fiction and mysteries.
Kelly Lange’s Net worth and Salary
Lange’s received a salary of $1 million per year during her time with NBC. However, a news anchor in Los Angeles, California receives an average salary of $84,500.However, her net worth is not yet disclosed. This information will be updated soon when the information is out to the public.
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