Ginger Chan Biography
Ginger Chan is an American journalist who currently serves as the traffic and news reporter from the helicopter, Sky5 at KTLA channel 5 in Los Angeles since March 2008. She currently helps commuters steer clear of collisions and construction projects every weekday morning from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. She also provides reports to “On-Air with Ryan Seacrest” on KIIS-FM and weekend news anchor for KFI-AM, both in Los Angeles.
Ginger Chan Age
Chan was born on August 21, in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. She is around 50 years old as of 2022. Her birthday is on August 21st of every year. She is an American by nationality and she belongs to the white ethnicity. Her exact year of birth is not yet known to the public. However, this makes it difficult for us to know her exact age. This section will be updated as soon as the information is available.
Ginger Chan Height and Weight
Chan stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m). She is of slim build and she looks elegant in her appearance. She weighs 58 kilograms (127.8 pounds).
Ginger Chan Education
After her elementary and high school education, Chan joined the University of Southern California in 1990 and graduated in 1994 with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism and Political Science. While at the University, Chan interned at KIIS FM.
Ginger Chan Parents, Siblings
Chan was born and raised by her parents who are Chinese immigrants in Los Angeles, California, United States of America. Her parents came to the United States and started a life together. Her father went to USC for his master’s and her mom went to UCLA for her teaching credential. Her father is an engineer, and her mother is a math teacher at junior high school.
They also owned grocery stores in the Chinese community. She grew up alongside her three sisters. Ginger is the eldest but they are almost all the same age. Their names are Liberte Chan who is also a journalist and Julie Chan. However, the name of her third sister is not known to the public.
Ginger Chan Husband
Chan is married to Mark Kono. The couple married in August 2009 in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Mark most recently served as a Sky5 helicopter pilot and reporter for the KTLA Morning News. The duo worked for hand in hand very professionally with Chan in the studio watching conditions from the ground and Mark watching from above via Sky 5.
However, after nearly 20 years at KTLA, Mark aired his last segment on the KTLA 5 Morning News on June 2, 2022. “Thank you to the viewers,” Mark said in his on-air goodbye that morning. “We’re looking forward to what’s next.” Together the duo shares three adorable children. Chan and her family reside in Los Angeles, CA, United States.
Ginger Chan Children
Chan together with her husband are blessed with three children; Ryder Kono, the eldest son, and twin sisters Devyn Rose Kono & Alyssa Doris Kono, (born on May 9, 2014). Chan says one of the first words her son could say was “helicopter.”
A fond childhood memory of Chan was witnessing the 1984 Summer Olympic Games. She says that she is looking forward to having similar memories with her three children when the games come in 2028.
Ginger Chan Salary
Chan earns an average annual salary of $72,860, but the range typically falls between $58,440 and $96,102. This is according to KTLA anchor/reporter salaries in Los Angeles, California. However, their salaries vary mainly according to the level of seniority of the journalist in question. We will keep tabs and update her exact salary once it is available in the public domain.
Ginger Chan Net Worth
Chan’s net worth is estimated to be $1 Million as of 2022. She has accumulated her fortunes through her primary source of income as a broadcast journalist and in the other businesses she has invested in.
Ginger Chan Traffic
Chan serves as the traffic and news reporter from the helicopter, Sky5 at KTLA channel 5 in Los Angeles since 2008. She currently helps commuters steer clear of collisions and construction projects every weekday morning from 4 a.m. to 10 a.m. She also provides reports to “On-Air with Ryan Seacrest” on KIIS-FM and weekend news anchor for KFI-AM, both in Los Angeles.
In her prior job before joining KTLA, Ginger covered the news and traffic for Ellen K. at KIIS-FM. She spent her mornings and afternoons covering traffic for shows on KLAC-AM while flying a Cessna 172 over the Southern California skies. She worked with Fred Roggin, T.J. Simers, Petros Papadakis, and Matt “Money” Smith.
She not only handled traffic, but she also hosted the weekend news for KFI-AM, the most popular talk radio station. Ginger has experience as a radio host, “jockeying” for stations in Redlands, Bakersfield, and San Diego, all in California. Her experience includes work as a TV anchor and reporter in Orange County and in Huntsville, Ala., where she chased tornadoes and took her first helicopter ride with the sheriff’s department.
Ginger Chan Endeavor
In September 2018, Chan was hired by Endeavor as their senior VP consumer communications where she would be responsible for consumer PR across the company’s portfolio, namely for entities such as Professional Bull Riders, The Miss Universe Organization, Endeavor Content, Frieze and many more.
Ginger Chan Body Measurements and Facts
- Full Name: Ginger Chan
- Career / Profession: Journalist
- Nationality: American
- Ethnicity: Asian
- Sexual Orientation: Straight
- Age: Under Review
- Zodiac Sign: Under Review
- Date of Birth: August 21
- Place of Birth: Los Angeles, California
- Birthday: August 21st
- Body Measurements: Under Review
- Height: 5 feet 4 inches (1.62 m)
- Weight: 58 kilograms (127.8 pounds)
- Marital Status: Married
- Husband/Spouse: Mark Kono
- Children: Ryder Kono, Devyn Rose Kono & Alyssa Doris Kono
- Net Worth: Estimated to be $1 Million as of 2022
- Salary: Average annual salary of $72,86
Where does Ginger Chan live
Chan resides in Los Angeles, California, United States of America.
Who is Ginger Chan married to
Chan is married to her lovely husband Mark Kono. The couple married in August 2009 in a spectacular wedding attended by a few guests and family members. Mark most recently served as a Sky5 helicopter pilot and reporter for the KTLA Morning News. The duo worked for hand in hand very professionally with Chan in the studio watching conditions from the ground and Mark watching from above via Sky 5.
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