Robin Baumgarten Biography
Robin Baumgarten is an American three-time Emmy-winning anchor working for WGN-TV as a weekday morning co-anchor from 6 am to 10 am. She joined WGN-TV IN 1996, as a transportation reporter and an airborne traffic reporter.
Baumgarten was born and brought up in South suburban Burbank, Chicago. She attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she earned a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism
In 2004, WGN-TV expanded its morning news show to 4 hours and Baumgarten became the solo anchor of the 5 am show. Later in 2004, she served as the main anchor for the station’s morning newscast that aired from 5:30 am to 9 am. In 2013, the show was expanded and Robin took extra duties to cover the 6 am to 10 am newscast.
Before joining WGN-TV, Robin worked in Chicago at Shadow Broadcast Services. She also worked at WLUP Radio’s Jonathon Brandmeier Show while serving as a news, traffic, and sports reporter. In addition, Baumgarten has also worked for CLTV News where she served as a traffic reporter and she spent years working for ABC Sports while doing freelance work.
Robin Baumgarten Salary
Baumgarten earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Robin Baumgarten Net Worth
Baumgarten has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Robin Baumgarten Age
Baumgarten was born on November 7, 1963, in Burbank, Illinois, United States. She is 59 years old as of 2022, and she celebrates her birthday on the 7th of November every year.
Robin Baumgarten Height and Weight
Baumgarten stands at a height of 5 feet 6 inches tall. However, information about her weight will be updated when available.
Robin Baumgarten Family
Baumgarten was brought up with her two siblings and she is the youngest in her family. However, she has neither disclosed the names of her parents nor those of her siblings.
Robin Baumgarten Husband and Children
Baumgarten is currently divorced. She was previously married to Matt Piacente and while they were together, they were blessed with two daughters; Anna who was born on July 5, 2002, and Mary who was born on July 22, 2004.
Robin Baumgarten Social Media Platform
Baumgarten is very active on his Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages. He has 52.6k followers on Twitter 45.6k followers on Instagram, and 115k followers on Facebook.