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Frank Somerville Biography
Frank Somerville is a skilled American journalist currently working for KTVU-TV in Oakland, California as an anchor. He anchors the station’s newscasts at five o’clock, six o’clock, as well as eleven o’clock. He has received three Emmy awards at KTVU, including one for best on-camera news anchor.
Frank Somerville Age
He was born on 19th March 1958 in San Luis Obispo, California, United State. Somerville is 63 years old as of 2021.
Frank Somerville Education
Somerville attended Berkeley High School in 1976. He went and graduated from San Francisco State University. While attending San Francisco State University, he worked as an intern at KTVU in 1981.
Frank Somerville Family
He was born and raised in Berkeley, California, and currently resides in Oakland, California, U.S. He was named after his father’s childhood friend, and his paternal grandfather, William Somerville. Somerville has been a vegetarian for 46 years. And he trains in Krav Maga, which is an Israeli fighting s
Frank Somerville Wife
He is married to Donna Wright Somerville in 1993. Donna Wright Somerville is a television producer by her profession.
Frank Somerville Children
He has two daughters with his wife. namely Callie Somerville and Sydney Somerville. Callie was adopted by the couple in 2005 while Sydney is their biological daughter.
Frank Somerville Height
He stands on an average height of 5 Ft 4 inches.
Frank Somerville KTVU
He started his career at KTVU as an intern in 1981, while still attending San Francisco State University. Where he worked at local stations in Santa Rosa, Minneapolis, Minnesota, and California after completing his degree and later returning to KTVU in 1992.
In addition, in 1991, Somerville joined KTVU Channel 2 (Fox) as an anchor for news. He co-anchored the morning news program of the stations the following year. Moreover, in 2008, he co-anchored 6 pm and 10 pm newscasts replacing.
Somerville abruptly left the air after a newscast four days after KTVU, an anchor during which he repeatedly slurred and tripped over his words, station management finally addressed the problem, announcing that the veteran newsman would be on an indefinite leave of absence.
“We can confirm Frank is taking time away from the desk to focus on his health and we welcome his return when he is ready,” Victoria Gurrieri, a New York-based spokesperson for Fox, the network that owns and operates KTVU, said on Thursday. There were no more details provided.
Somerville, one of the Bay Area’s highest-paid and most visible TV journalists, alarmed viewers when he appeared to be struggling to read news text from the Teleprompter during a Sunday evening (May 30) show.
Frank Somerville Salary
He earns an annual salary ranging from $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.
Frank Somerville Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars
Frank Somerville’s Social Media Platforms
He is very active on all social media accounts and he is often seen posting on his platforms. He has over 4.6k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.