Ruth Todd Biography
Ruth Todd is an American television news anchor based at Sal Lake City. She previously worked in television for KTVX ABC4. Her last broadcast was on 28 February, 2007 after her five-yearcontract with the network expired.
She began her broadcasting career at KBYU-TV while a student at Brigham Young University. After her graduation, she began working as a reporter and newsbrief anchor at KUTV News in Salt Lake City. Todd has been a reporter and anchor in Phoenix, Arizona at KTVK and both the ABC and CBS stations in Washington, D.C.
She joined KSL Television in 1992 as anchorwoman for “Eyewitness News Saturday Morning”. She was then assigned to co-anchor “Eyewitness News at Noon” with Steve Eagar. Ruth became a quick favorite of Utah viewers and two and a half years later, she joined Dick Nourse on the top-rated “Eyewitness News at 10 p.m.”
Todd and KSL parted ways after ten years after both could not come to terms on a new contract deal. She left the channel and joined KTVX channel 4 on December 13, 2001.
She worked as a spokeswoman for The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from 2010 to 2013. Todd is also employed by Nu Skin Enterprises.
Ruth Todd Age
Todd was born in 1961 in Phoenix Arizona. She is about 58-59 years old as of 2019.
Ruth Todd Family
Todd has not disclosed information concerning her family.
Ruth Todd Husband
Ruth is married to Salt Lake attorney Bryan Todd with whom he has five children.
Ruth Todd ABC 4
Ruth joined the ABC4 news team in December 2001, but first appeared on-air April 15, 2002 as the station’s lead female anchor.
Ruth joined News 4 Utah as co-anchor of “ABC 4 News” at 10 p.m. At ABC 4, she was first paired with veteran Salt Lake news anchor Randall Carlisle. Terry Wood became Ruth’s co-anchor at 10. From 1994 to 1996, Todd, Carlisle and Wood were all late-night competitors on different stations (On channels 5, 4 and 2, respectively) in 2004. Ruth and Wood both worked at KSL, with Wood co-anchoring with former KTVX anchor Kim Johnson in 2001. The duo later became primary anchors for KTVX, competing against former KSL colleagues, Nourse and Nadine Wimmer.
Ruth Todd Other Appearances
She appeared as herself, along with co-anchor Carlisle, during a news segment in the LDS film The R.M., directed by Kurt Hale and starring Kirby Heyborne in 2003.
Todd was also a celebrity volunteer at the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington, D.C. She worked with the March of Dimes, the Easter Seals, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and numerous other organizations. Todd has been the Salt Lake Spokesperson for “Family Now,” Chairperson of the United Way’s Women in Leadership Committee, and board member of the Visual Arts Institute in Salt Lake City.
Todd works annually for the Primary Children’s Medical Center, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society and also ran the St. George Marathon in 2001.
Ruth Todd Past News Team Members
Todd has had various past news member who include;
♦Terry Wood, Marti Skold, Wesley Ruff (2007) ABC4 News at 10 (KTVX)
♦Terry Wood, Dan Pope, Wesley Ruff (2004–07) ABC4 News at 10 (KTVX)
♦Randall Carlisle, Dan Pope, Wesley Ruff (2002–04) ABC 4 News at 10 (KTVX)
♦Dick Nourse, Mark Eubank, Tom Kirkland (1998–2001) Eyewitness News at 10 (KSL)
♦Bruce Lindsay, Mark Eubank (1997–99) Eyewitness News Live at 5 (KSL)
♦Dick Nourse, Mark Eubank, Craig Bolerjack (1994–98) Eyewitness News at 10 (KSL)
♦Brian Mullahy (1993–94) Eyewitness News at Noon (KSL)
♦Steve Eagar (1992–93) Eyewitness News at Noon (KSL)
Ruth Todd Salary
The Salt Lake City television news anchor’s salary is not yet disclosed.