Karen Jordan Biography, Age, Husband, Career And ABC 7 News

Karen Jordan Biography

Karen Jordan is an American co-anchor at ABC 7 Weekend News with Ravi Baichwal. She was born in Nashville, Tenn, USA.

She is the daughter of Robert Jordan, a longtime anchor and also reporter at WGN-TV located in Chicago. She attended Spelman College in Atlanta, Georgia and graduated with a B.A. degree in English in 1994. She then went on to earn her master’s degree in Broadcast Journalism from Northwestern University’s, Medill School of Journalism. She graduated in 1995.

Karen Jordan Age

She was born in Nashville, Tenn, USA. Her age is still unknown to the public.

Karen Jordan Father

She is the daughter of Robert Jordan, a longtime anchor and also reporter at WGN-TV located in Chicago.

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Karen Jordan Husband

She is married to Christian Farr, a broadcast journalist.

Karen Jordan Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $ 1 million.

Karen Jordan Career | Karen Jordan ABC 7 News | WPHL-TV

She started her career in Rockford where she worked as a general assignment reporter for WIFR-TV from 1995-1997. She also had an early experience when she was working at WMAQ-AM located in Chicago. She worked through the Medill News Service as a radio reporter back in 1995.

Before she joined ABC 7 in July 2003, she was working as a weekend anchor as well as a general assignment reporter at WPHL-TV located in Philadelphia. She worked here from 2000 to 2003. She also served as a primary fill in for WPHL’s weekend anchor and also covered breaking news and local stories apart from being their weekend newscast anchor.

She was also the main anchor and reporter at WRGT-TV located in Dayton, Ohio where she worked from 1999-2000. Still, in Dayton, she worked as a weekend anchor and general assignment reporter for WKEF-TV from 1997-1999.

Karen Jordan Awards

Karen has received several awards for her excellence in her career. She was named the 2003 Rising Star by Today’s Chicago Woman. She was also honored in 2000 where she received the Bethune Recognition for women in the media from the National Council of Negro Women back in 1999. Karen is also a known member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

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TV news couple Jordan, Farr buy house in Evanston

Source; chicagotribune.com

WLS-Ch. 7-weekend news anchor Karen Jordan and her husband, WMAQ-Ch. 5 general assignment reporter and fill-in anchor Christian Farr, have traded up to a larger home, paying just under $1 million earlier this month for a four-bedroom, 4,000-square-foot Colonial-style house in northwest Evanston.

Jordan and Farr, both 43, in August listed their four-bedroom, 2,800-square-foot all-brick house in Skokie for $825,000, as Elite Street has previously reported. It most recently had been listed for $642,500 when it went under contract on March 15. The couple paid $800,000 in 2006 for the Skokie home.

For Jordan, the purchase in Evanston represents a homecoming of sorts. The daughter of longtime WGN-Ch. 9 news anchor and reporter Robert Jordan grew up in Evanston.

Built in 2003, the 13-room house has 5-1/2 baths, hardwood floors, vaulted ceilings, and one fireplace. The couple paid slightly above the home’s $989,000 asking price.