Tom Stienstra Biography

Tom Stienstra is an eminent American outdoorsman, author, and columnist currently working for the San Francisco Chronicle since joining the station in 1980.

Being an outdoorsman, Stienstra has published several guidebooks for California, the Pacific Northwest, and America. Furthermore, Tom produces for KCBS-74/San Francisco as a radio feature.

Tom Stienstra Age

Tom Stienstra was born in Palo Alto, California, in the United States of America. Sadly, her date of birth remains unavailable at the moment. However, he is in his 60s.

Tom Stienstra Height

Stienstra stands at a moderate height of 5 ft 8 inches (approx. 1.72 m).

Tom Stienstra Education

He attended Palo Alto High School and attained his High School Diploma and decided to further his studies at the University of San Jose State. Tom joined the institution, studied for several years, and graduated in 1976 with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism.

Tom Stienstra Family

Tom was born and also raised under the loving care of his loving parents in Palo Alto, California, in the United States of America. He has managed to keep information about his family under was, hence his parent’s identity and whether he is the only child remains confidential. As soon as he reveals the information to the public, We shall update you on the information.

Tom Stienstra Wife

Stienstra is a loving husband to his gorgeous and loving wife called Denese Welch. The couple met in 1974 on the staff of the San Jose State Spartan Daily and in December 1988 officially wedded at Lake Tahoe. Currently, the duo is proud to be sharing two stunning sons Jeremy 17, and Kristopher, 14. Presently, Tom and his family live in Northern California.

Tom Stienstra Salary

Tom’s average salary is $88,670 per year. This is according to San Francisco Chronicle anchors’ and reporters’ salaries.

Tom Stienstra Net Worth

Stienstra has an approximate net worth of $1 million – $5 million.

Tom Stienstra Career

Currently, Tom serves at the San Francisco Chronicle as an outdoors columnist and his columns appear at every Monday, Thursday, and Sunday. In 1980, He officially joined the station, therefore making him one of America’s longest-running, most-awarded runs.

Throughout his career, Tom for a conservation series has received over 150 awards including the Northern California Pulitzer Prize. Stienstra for over four decades has been in the journalism industry.

In 2017, Tom alongside Jim Schlosser hosted and produced “The Mighty T – The Tuolumne River,”. The film in California households aired on PBS affiliates with 100-percent density. The show was awarded numerous awards including an Emmy award for “Health, Science and Environment Special.

Other than his work as a columnist, Tom is also an author and has written over 50 books. Some of his popular books are:

  • Moon California Camping 2007
  • California Camping 1996
  • 52 Weekend Adventures in Northern California 2020
  • Moon West Coast RV Camping 2010
  • Pacific Northwest Camping 1993
  • Moon Northern California Camping 2007
  • Foghorn Outdoors California Camping 2000
  • Moon California Hiking 1997
  • California Fishing 1992
  • Moon Oregon Campin 2006

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