Kelcey Carlson Biography
Kelcey Carlson is a skilled American journalist currently working at KMSP-TV, FOX 9 as an Anchor. She landed a job at FOX 9 as the main evening anchor in 2014. She’s covered the Super Bowl in Houston and the Super Bowl in our backyard here in the Twin Cities.
Kelcey Carlson Age
She was born on September 12, 1975, in Lafayette, Indiana, United States. Kelcey is 46 years old.
Kelcey Carlson Education
She attended and graduated in-state rival Indiana University where she majored in Journalism with a concentration in Political Science and earned a minor in French.
Kelcey Carlson Family
She was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana. She has not revealed information regarding her family members.
Kelcey Carlson Husband
Carlson is happily married to Dave Kent, a radio personality at KOOL 108 Radio.
Kelcey Carlson Children
Carlson and Dave are blessed with three children. Her elder sons Charlie (2007) and Kellen (2012) and her youngest daughter Kathryn was born in 2015.
Kelcey Carlson Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 Feet 4 inches and weighs around 58kgs.
Kelcey Carlson Career
She was born and raised in Lafayette, Indiana, She attended and graduated in-state rival Indiana University where she majored in Journalism with a concentration in Political Science and earned a minor in French while there.
Carlson headed to South Carolina where she landed her first job in the Florence/Myrtle Beach market at CBS affiliate WBTW and was hired as a weekend producer, she was quickly thrust into several big stories in her first two months including the crash of flight TWA 800, Hurricanes Bertha and Fran. She later earned a position as a “one-man-band” reporter/photographer, shooting and editing her own stories for daily newscasts.
Nevertheless, she was hired at WWMT-Ch. 3 in Kalamazoo, Michigan where she was sent to cover several big stories including the 2000 Presidential Election uncertainty in West Palm Beach, FL, and the execution of Timothy McVeigh. It was in Kalamazoo, that Kelcey started doing more investigative reporting, earning awards for her stories on the Sex Offender Registry, after WBTW and later named weekday anchor at WWMT-ch.3
Kelcey Carlson Boston Marathon
Her career was spent entirely at WRAL-TV in Raleigh, North Carolina, where she served as a reporter and later moved on to weekend newscasts and then the weekday morning show. Moreover, she covered several big hurricanes in her time there, including Hurricane Isabel which devastated the southern Outer Banks. She covered the Duke Lacrosse case and was in charge of the station’s coverage of the criminal case against presidential candidate John Edwards.
In 2013, she was also live near Boylston Street after running in the Boston Marathon after the bombings. She received Emmy nominations for her enterprise reporting, her work on John Edwards’ criminal case, and won an Emmy for Best Weekend Newscast. She gained there covering Federal Courts, Final Four wins, and the Hurricane’s Stanley Cup victory after spending 10 and a half years in Raleigh and values the experience.
Kelcey Carlson FOX 9
She landed a job at FOX 9 as the main evening anchor in 2014. Someone tipped her about the prince’s death and was the first reporter to arrive at Paisley Park the morning of his death. She field anchored FOX 9’s coverage that day and she also field anchored live coverage after the explosion at Minnehaha Academy.
During her time at FOX 9, she’s covered the Super Bowl in Houston and the Super Bowl in our backyard here in the Twin Cities. She also helped to break the news of P.J. Fleck’s hiring at the University of Minnesota with the help of her contacts from back in Kalamazoo.
Carlson and her husband Dave are parents to Charlie, Kellen, and Kathryn. They are her biggest accomplishments in life and family time is always the best time. When she is not anchoring, they like to get away to their cabin in Wisconsin to fish, relax and simply waste some time together.
Kelcey Carlson board Membership
Carlson has served on the board for Girls on the Run in both Kalamazoo and Raleigh. And she is currently on the board for The Positive Coaching Alliance in Minnesota. She and her husband also produce a podcast for PCA called “My Sports Life for PCA MN” in which they’ve interviewed athletes like Lou Nanne, Matt Birk, Corey Koskie, and others about their path to success and overcoming tough odds.
Kelcey Carlson Salary
She earns an annual salary ranging between $ 56,000 – $ 135,500.
Kelcey Carlson Net Worth
Carlson has an estimated net worth of $1 million – $ 5 Million dollars
Kelcey Carlson Social Media Platforms
She has over 8.8k followers on Twitter, 3.1k followers on Facebook, and 2.9 k followers on Instagram.