Ben Handelman Biography
Ben Handelman is an American journalist who is currently working as an anchor/reporter for FOX6 News. He joined the FOX6 News team in April 2011. In addition, he has anchored and reported on every newscast from morning to night. Handelman can be found anchoring weekend evening newscasts and reporting for FOX6 news at nine and ten throughout the week
Ben Handelman Age
His age is not available as of now, research is ongoing and this information will be updated soon. He is around 35 years old.
Ben Handelman Education
He graduated from Quinnipiac University (GO BOBCATS!). He always desired to be a professional storyteller which assisted him to land his first job at ABC affiliate WICS in Springfield, Illinois.
Ben Handelman Height|Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 Feet 8 inches and weighs around 70kgs.
Ben Handelman Family
Handelman was born and raised up in northwest Connecticut. However,he has not revealed information regarding his family members.
Ben Handelman Wife|Married
Handelman is happily married to Ashley Sears a fellow FOX6 News reporter. Stephanie Grady, WITI’s other co-anchor on those newscasts, first posted the news on Twitter Thursday night. His wife, Ashley Sears, is also a reporter at WITI They met while working in Illinois and got married afterward.
Ben Handelman Children
He has not revealed whether he has children as he likes to keep his personal life private.
Ben Handelman Career
Handelman is proud to call Milwaukee’s east side his home. His journey brought him out of the woods of Connecticut, and through some of our country’s largest farm fields in Illinois before finding a home in the brew city!
Handelman was born and raised up in northwest Connecticut and graduated from Quinnipiac University (GO BOBCATS!). He always desired to be a professional storyteller which assisted him to land his first job at ABC affiliate WICS in Springfield, Illinois. Handelman got a promotion and was sent to sister station WICD in Champaign, Illinois where he met his wife. At the time he was a reporter for the competition.
Currently, he can be seen anchoring weekend evening newscasts and reporting for FOX6 news at nine and ten throughout the week. In his time here he has covered some of Wisconsin’s biggest stories from the Sikh Temple and Azana Salon shootings to the unrest in Sherman Park in 2016. He was privileged to walk with Brett Favre during his return to Lambeau Field and helped push cars stuck in the snow during several Wisconsin winters.
Furthermore, he has been sent across the country where he has seen the destruction of an F-5 tornado in Oklahoma and the heartbreak left behind following the Pulse nightclub shooting in Orlando. He saw the resilience of officers who had to head back to work after five of their coworkers were killed in Dallas, and have stood feet away from Air Force One for two different presidents.
He has received recognition from the National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, Midwest Broadcast Journalists Association, Wisconsin Broadcasters Association, and the Milwaukee Press Club.
During his leisure time, you can often find Ashley and him jogging along the lakefront or attending one of the million festivals in our great home city. He began a goofy boat blog to share pictures of Milwaukee’s vibrant shipping industry (bigboatsmke.com) in 2016. Feel free to reach out to email@example.com. Let’s connect on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
Ben Handelman Salary|Net Worth
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his broadcasting career.
Ben Handelman Social Media Platforms
Handelman has over 5.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.