Frank Buckley Biography

Frank Buckley is an Emmy Award-winning American journalist who works as an author for KTLA 5 Morning News in Los Angeles.

How old is Frank Buckley – Age

He was born and reared in the United States of America’s Twentynine Palms, San Bernardino County.

Where did Frank Buckley go to school? – Education

He graduated with a double major in broadcast journalism and history from the University of South California in 1987.

Frank Buckley’s Wife and Children

Elena Pearce, Buckley’s wife, is a model. In a private ceremony attended by close friends and family members, the couple got married on 13 May 1995. There are two grown children in the family. Ben is a name that one of his sons has. Los Angeles is home to the family.

Frank Buckley The KTLA journalist
Frank Buckley The KTLA journalist

What is Buckley Salary?

He earns a predicted annual salary of $100 thousand.

Buckley Net Worth

He receives an estimated net worth of $2 Million.

Frank Buckley Career

Frank Buckley Interviews, a weekly TV show and talk show that airs on KTLA on weekends and is also available on YouTube and other podcast channels, is also hosted and produced by him. He co-hosts Inside California Politics, which premieres on KTLA as well as other Nexstar TV stations on weekends.

After serving as a national correspondent for CNN, Frank joined KTLA in 2005. For co-hosting KTLA’s Rose Parade pre-show, he earned news special coverage of the Hong Kong handover, Emmys for hard news reporting, and entertainment programming programming programming. The Los Angeles Press Club has previously recognized him with awards for best documentary and outstanding talk/public affairs for KTLA’s “When Disaster Strikes: A Survival Guide.”

The Associated Press Television-Radio Association’s APTRA Awards, which include the Radio and Television News Association’s Golden Mike Awards for writing and feature reporting, journalist of the year, and the national Americanism in News Media Award are among the other accolades. In 2019, the Los Angeles Press Club nominated Frank Buckley Interviews for a National Arts & Entertainment Award. In 2020, the show has been nominated for an Emmy Award.

His reporting has taken him to almost every municipality in Southern California, as well as many other places of the country and the globe. Frank broadcasted from Sendai, Japan, for KTLA in March 2011, just after the city had been ravaged by a tsunami and earthquake.

His responsibilities at CNN ranged from breaking news to politics to long-form enterprise coverage, as well as various CNN Presents documentaries including “Carrier at War.” During Operation Iraqi Freedom in the Persian Gulf, Frank served in the US Navy aboard the aircraft carrier USS Constellation. In the weeks following 9/11, he reported from the Pentagon and the Arabian Sea warships.

For CNN’s political coverage in 2004, he traveled alongside the campaigns of John Kerry and John Edwards. In 2003-2004, he also spent time with President George W. Bush, reporting from the White House on a regular basis. Her past political reporting positions included Hillary Clinton’s campaign for the New York Senate and the 2000 presidential election and its aftermath.

In the 1990s, his spot news reporting for KTLA, CNN, and KCAL-TV covered hurricanes in the Caribbean and the Carolinas, the Landers and Northridge earthquakes in California, as well as the disastrous earthquake in Kobe, Japan; the Los Angeles riots, the OJ Simpson case and trial; wildfires in Southern California; and the death of John F. Kennedy, Jr. off Martha’s Vineyard.

Before joining KTLA and CNN, Frank worked for KCAL-TV in Los Angeles (1992-1999), WXII-TV in Winston-Salem, N.C., and KESQ-TV in Palm Springs. He’s also contributed to the Detroit News and the Los Angeles Times, among other publications. He graduated from USC in 1987 with a double major in broadcast journalism and history. He has been on the boards of JDRF and the Asian American Journalists Association of Los Angeles. He’s a member of the US-Japan Council, which advocates people-to-people diplomacy, and he was a member of the 2006 Japanese American Leadership Delegation to Japan. He is as well a member of the Television Academy of Arts & Sciences.

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