Whitney Ward Biography – Wiki
Whitney Ward is an American award-winning journalist presently working. At KREM 2 News at 10:00 and 11:00 weeknights as an investigative reporter and co-anchor.
Whitney Ward Age
Whitney Ward has not shared any detail regarding her age and year of birth with the media.
Whitney Ward Height
She stands at an average height of 5 feet 6 inches.
Whitney Ward Family
Ward has not disclosed any information regarding her parents and siblings to the media.
Whitney Ward Husband
Ward is a happily married News anchor. In October 2013, the couple wedded.
Whitney Ward Children
Ward has not uttered any detail on whether they have children.
Whitney Ward Education
Ward attended both Eastern Washington University and Washington State University with pride. After three years, she transferred to WSU at Eastern for the prestigious Edward R. Murrow Communications program. Ward began her career after graduating from college at KFYR, the NBC affiliate in Bismarck, North Dakota.
Whitney Ward Salary
Ward receives an annual salary of $54,139 per year according to the KREM 2 News anchor’s salary.
Whitney Ward Net Worth
Ward earns an estimated worth of $2 million US dollars.
Whitney Ward Career
Ward worked as a reporter and weekend anchor, covering politics. And numerous National Guard stories for military operations Enduring Freedom and Iraqi Freedom for three years. Her career took her to WKBN, a CBS affiliate in Youngstown, Ohio, where Ward was the main evening anchor.
Her work allowed her to cover two Presidential elections, numerous tornadoes, and countless crime, politics, and business stories. Ward worked as the main anchor at KEPR-TV in the Tri-Cities for two years.
She was awarded an “Excellence in Journalism” award for Investigative Reporting by the Society of Professional Journalists. For her role in exposing a $1.7 million fraud case in the Franklin County Public Works Department during that time.
Ward has continued her exemplary work since joining KREM in 2013, shedding light. On mismanagement of government resources, university cover-ups, and toxic chemical contamination. Her investigations have resulted in changes to state policy and local government procedures.
Ward has also won numerous journalism awards for her investigative reporting. In 2013, she discovered startling gaps in the Idaho foster care system. Ward’s investigative report, “Bring D Home,” received a regional Edward R. Murrow award for investigative reporting.
Ward provided unparalleled coverage and more than a quarter-million acres in Central Washington in 2014. She provided unrivaled wildfire coverage once more when the even-larger Okanogan. The complex fire killed three firefighters and burned more than 500,000 acres.
Much of it was in the same areas that had burned the year before in 2015. Ward’s unwavering pursuit of the truth in the aftermath of both fires helped draw attention to serious flaws in response protocol. Washington lawmakers passed new legislation to aid in the prevention of catastrophic wildfires and the protection of fire victims later.
She conducted an in-depth investigation of the animal research facility. After learning about the deaths of two yearling cubs at the WSU Bear Center in 2016. Ward’s eye-opening report “Bear Facts” won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for Investigative.
Reporting and was nominated for a regional Emmy for Investigative Reporting. Ward tackled one of her most significant stories to date in 2017: widespread groundwater. Contamination at Fairchild Air Force Base in Airway Heights.
She uncovered decades of unchecked chemical pollution and confronted Fairchild’s highest ranking. Base Commander about potential solutions for contamination victims. Ward’s extensive investigation resulted in a regional Edward R. Murrow award for Investigative Reporting.