Art Franklin Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Kids, Salary, Net Worth, CBS 42
March 23, 2022
Art Franklin Biography
Art Franklin is an American Emmy Award-Winning news journalist currently serving CBS 42. In addition, his career spans more than 35 years.
Art Franklin Age – Birthday
Franklin was born in 1958 in Detroit, Michigan in the United States. he is 62 years old as of 2021.
Art Franklin Height
Franklin stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Art Franklin Family
Franklin has not shared about his family, however, it will be updated.
Art Franklin Wife
Franklin is happily married to his wife Mitchel. the duo first met in Birmingham, Alabama. Art and Michele are the best parents of four adult children.
Art Franklin Kids
He is a dad to four adult kids.
Art Franklin Salary
She receives an annual salary of $ 73,116.
Art Franklin Net Worth
She has an estimated net worth of between$ 1 million dollars.
Art Franklin Education
Soto attended and graduated from the University of Michigan.
Art Franklin CBS 42
Franklin moved to Alabama in 1991 as an anchor at WBRC-TV6. While serving for WBRC Art gained notoriety as the first African-American male to anchor in prime-time in Birmingham.
In addition, he also began his journalism career in radio at WDZZ-FM 93 in Flint, MI where he worked as an announcer, production manager, sports anchor, and news anchor before he left for his first job in television at WILX-TV (NBC) in Lansing, MI.
While he served at WILX, he also became the first African-American male to anchor a regularly broadcast newscast in Lansing. He was also the station’s Capital Reporter and Business Reporter.
Prior to joining the WILX News team, he also served for NBC station in Norfolk, VA WAVY-TV10 to become the station’s military affairs correspondent.
He has also done regular reporting from the Pentagon, it is at WILX that franklin was sent on overseas assignments covering the conflict in the Persian Gulf including Saudi Arabia, Jordan, Bahrain, Italy, Spain, France, Germany, and the Caribbean. Serving for WAVY-TV, he also anchored the station’s public service program called the Bottom Line, as a fill-in anchor.