Kris Ketz Bio, Age, Height, Wife, Salary, Net Worth, KMBC 9

Kris Ketz

Kris Ketz Biography

Kris Ketz is an American journalist currently working at KMBC 9 (ABC affiliate) as a News anchor and reporter. When it comes to big stories, he always finds himself in the right place at the right time. Ketz joined KMBC-TV on July 4, 1983. He co-anchored the weekday editions at KMBC 9 News at 5 for more than 13 years before he was named as the co-anchor of KMBC 9 First News in October 2007. He is an Emmy-award-winning investigative reporter and anchor. In the year, Ketz captured a Midwest Emmy for the best anchor.

Kris Ketz Age

Kris Kets was born in the United States of America. He is around 47 years old.

Kris Ketz Height

Kris is a man of standard stature and stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches (Approx 1.7m).

Kris Ketz Family

Kris Ketz was born in the United States of America to his father and mother. His dad Jim King helped WQAD sign on the air back in 1963. King worked for the station until his death in January 1999. Kris reported at WQAD prior to relocating to Kansas City in the early 1980s.

Kris Ketz Education

Ketz attended and graduated with a degree in broadcast journalism from St. Ambrose University located in Davenport, Iowa.

Kris Ketz Wife

Kris Ketz is happily hitched to his beloved wife named Dana Wright. She works as a co-host of the “Dana and Parks”  show that airs on weekday afternoons on 98.1 FM KMBZ.

Kris Ketz Salary

He earns a satisfactory salary of $71,021 per year. This is according to KMBC 9 News anchor/reporters’ salaries.

Kris Ketz Net Worth

Kris Ketz has accumulated a lot of wealth over the years and has an approximated net worth of $1 million.

Kris Ketz Career

Kris has covered Hurricane Andrew in Louisiana, national political conventions, and the South Central riots in Los Angeles. In the year 1991, he turned up as the winner for an in-depth report on the influence of the Ku Klux Klan that happened in the Kansas City area. Ketz was nominated for the Regional Emmy award for “general assignment reporting” in 2011 and for the 2003 Emmy- Award Winner for the best anchor. Kris had reported on a heartwarming story about a first-time meeting between the family of the donor and a heart transplant recipient.

He became one of 4 local television news anchors selected to interview the former United States President Barrack Obama in February 2015. Kris joined WQAD-TV located in Moline in 1981. His father also worked in the same station for 35 years as an anchor. In a reader’s poll in Kansas City Magazine, Kris became “Best Reporter” in 2001 and 2003. He was also awarded the 2004 recipient of the prestigious Barbara Potts award due to his efforts in raising community awareness about domestic violence by Hope House.

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