Rob Elgas Biography
Rob Elgas is an award-winning journalist from the United States of America. He works as a reporter at ABC7 in Chicago and anchors the 4 pm news. Additionally, Rob joined the ABC 7 Eyewitness News team on the 7th of July in 2015. The journalist started working as the co-anchor for ABC 7’s 4 pm weekday news together with Judy Hsu in May 2016. Prior to joining ABC 7 Eyewitness News, Rob was working for NBC 5 as an anchor for early afternoon news in Chicago.
Moreover, Rob has received several awards throughout his career. Elgas has also been bestowed with the Associated Press and Peter Lisagor Awards for his live breaking news coverage of protests in Chicago. Additionally, he has won Emmy Awards for co-hosting various stories including a Winter Olympic special, “Hometown Hopeful,” featuring Chicago Olympians. Moreover, Rob is an active member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ).
Rob Elgas ABC 7
Elgas works as an anchor and reporter for the ABC 7 Eyewitness News. He began working for the station on the 7th of July in 2015 as the fill-in anchor and reporter. After working for the station for a period of one year, he was also made to work as a co-anchor for the 4 pm Weekend News together with Judy Hsu. Prior to joining ABC 7 Eyewitness News, he was working for NBC 5 as an anchor for early afternoon news in Chicago.
The journalist kicked off his career at WICD-TV where he served as a photographer in Champaign-Urbana. Additionally, he has also worked in El Paso, Texas at ABC 7 as a weekend anchor and also as a co-anchor for the morning show from 2000 to 2002.
Moreover, his most memorable coverage includes the historic World Series win by the Chicago Cubs. He also covered Cleveland for the breaking coverage of the 2016 Game 7 World Series together with Jim Rose and Mark Giangreco. Elgas has managed to cover the devasting tornado in Illinois.
In addition, Rob covered the 2006 Winter Games in Torino. He has also worked as a co-host for the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade together with Judy Hsu, Janet Davies, and Cheryl Burton.
Rob Elgas Education
Elgas went to high school where he studied before graduating and going to college. Afterward, he went ahead and joined the University of Illinois where he specialized in agricultural communications and journalism.
Rob Elgas Age
The news reporter was born in Arlington, Texas, the United States of America. However, his exact date, month, and year of birth have not yet been disclosed. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Rob Elgas Height | Weight
The American journalist is approximately 5 feet 8 inches (1.73 meters) tall. Moreover, he has an average body weight judging from his pictures. However, his other body measurements including weight, eye color, and hair color are still being looked at and will be updated once they are availed.
Rob Elgas Family | Mother
Elgas was born to his parents in Arlington, Texas, and brought up in Crystal Lake, Illinois. In addition, her mother is a stage IV cancer survivor. Rob seems to have a good relationship with his mother. Moreover, he has posted her on social media wishing her a happy birthday.
However, he has not disclosed much information regarding his family despite being a public figure. There is no information currently regarding his brothers or sisters. Nonetheless, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is availed.
Rob Elgas Wife
Elgas is a married man. He is married to his beautiful wife known as Lissa. In addition, Rob together with his wife are blessed with two lovely children. Moreover, the family lives in the southwest suburbs. Elgas has not disclosed much information regarding his wife, and how they met and got married. However, this information is still being looked at and will be updated once it is available.
Rob Elgas Net worth | Salary
The American news anchor has made quite a fortune from his broadcasting career for the many years he has served. In addition, his primary source of income is his journalism career. He stands at a net worth that is approximated to be between $1 Million – $5 Million. Moreover, his salary is estimated to be between $20,000 – $100, 000 per annum.
Rob Elgas Contacts
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