Blake Essig Biography and Wiki
Blake Essig (b. 1986) is an American award-winning Journalist who serves as an international correspondent for CNN based at the network’s Tokyo bureau. Blake is popularly known for covering major news ranging from Japan to the Asia-Pacific region. He previously worked at KTUU Channel 2 in Anchorage, Alaska as a Multimedia and Freelance Journalist.
Blake Essig Age and Birthday
Blake was born in 1986 in the United States of America. He is around 35 years old as of 2021.
Blake Essig Height
Essig stands at a height of 5 feet 8 inches (Approx. 1.72m) tall with moderate weight.
Blake Essig Education
Blake attended Santa Barbara City College graduating in 2006. He then furthered his education at Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communications at Arizona State University where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts (BA) degree in Journalism and Mass Communication in 2012.
Blake Essig Family, Parents, Siblings
Attempts to establish his parents’ identities were in vain since no information about them is available to the public. It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. This section is under review and will be updated soon when revealed.
Blake Essig Wife and Kids, Is He Married?
Moving on to his marital affairs, the famed correspondent is happily married to his beautiful wife, Haley Essig. The romantic duo is happily blessed with two beautiful young daughters. His wife has been undergoing cancer treatments in Arizona. Further details regarding his family will be updated soon when disclosed.
Blake Essig Salary
According to CNN correspondent salaries, Blake receives an average salary ranging from $28,100 to $76,500. This translates to an hourly average wage of between $10.15 and $31.32.
Blake Essig Net Worth
Blake Essig has an estimated net worth of $757,105 as of 2021. His primary source of income is his career as an international correspondent.
Blake Essig CNN
Essig serves as an international correspondent for CNN based at the network’s Tokyo bureau. Blake is popularly known for covering major news ranging from Japan to the Asia-Pacific region.
He previously worked at KTUU, an NBC-affiliated television station licensed to Anchorage, Alaska, as a Multimedia and Freelance Journalist as well as worked at Cox 1 Arizona as an Intern and at KPTV Fox 12 Portland as an Intern.
While at KTUU, he covered major breaking news which included deadly plane crashes, earthquakes, flooding, and wildfires.