Tanja Babich Biography
Tanja Babich is an American Emmy Award-winning anchor at ABC7 Chicago Eyewitness News. She serves as the anchor of the 4.30 am to 7 am and the 11 am to noon newscast. In addition, she joined the ABC7 Chicago team in 2014 as a general assignment reporter. Later in 2016, she was promoted to serving as a morning news anchor. In 2018 she was also promoted to serving as the midday anchor.
Tanja Babich Career
Canada is her native home but later she obtained American citizenship in April 2013. Previously, she was working at WSYR-TV in Syracuse, New York for a period of three years. Before that, she served as the host of the weekday morning talk show Bridget Street, which majored in trends, community events, and people.
Her most memorable experience was when she was involved in more than an hour-long flight with the U.S.A.F. Thunderbirds. In addition, she followed Pope Francis on his first visit to the United States, and she also reported during President Barack Obama’s inauguration in 2009. In addition, she also tremendously assisted thousands of tradesmen and women to track down the person responsible for half a-billion dollars of labor union losses in the Bernie Madoff Ponzi scheme.
Babich is fluent in French and speaks conversational Spanish and Serbia almost becomes an intelligence officer after she graduated from Cornell University with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Government. When she was engaged in public speaking, the attention of a city official suggested a career in the prestigious Medill School of Journalism. She is a board member of HFS Chicago Scholars, which provides financial and mentoring support to deserving area high school students.
Moreover, in a partnership with The Wood Family Foundation and Camp Wandawega in Elkhorn, Wisconsin Babich is the founder of Lake Effect Chicago kids camping retreat. She is also over the moon in lending her voice to narrate the stories of exceptional women in history on two episodes of the Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls podcast. Babich is a member of the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Tanja Babich Salary
Babich earns a salary of about $47,000-$120,000.
Tanja Babich Net Worth
Babich has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $7 Million which she has earned through her career as an anchor.
Tanja Babich Age
Babich is 42 years of age as of 2022. She was born on June 29, 1980, in Toronto, Canada. She celebrates her birthday on the 29th of June every year.
Tanja Babich ABC 7 Chicago
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Tanja Babich Height and Weight
Babich stands a height of 5 feet 3 inches (160cm) tall. However, she has not disclosed the weight thus this information will be updated when available.
Tanja Babich Family
Babich’s parents are from Chile and Serbia, however, she has not disclosed any information about her parents or siblings. This information will be updated when available.
Tanja Babich Husband and Children
Babich is married to Paul Durbin. They got engaged on May 2, 2018, and on 8th July 2018, they tied the knot. Together they are parents to three daughters of which two are from her previous marriage; Adelaide Babich and Lola Babich their third child is called Josephine Emily born on May 22, 2019. She resides in Chicago together with her family.
Tanja Babich Social Media Platform
Babich is very active on her Twitter, Instagram, and Facebook pages and she has 7k followers on Twitter15Kfollowers on Instagram and 34K followers on Facebook.