Sam Ford ABC7, Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Wife, Salary, Net Worth

Sam Ford
Sam Ford

Sam Ford Biography and Wiki

Sam Ford is an American journalist and news personality currently working as a general assignment reporter on WJLA-TV, Channel 7, which is an ABC affiliate television station in Washington, D.C., United States. Prior to joining WJLA, he previously worked as a correspondent for CBS News.

Sam Ford’s Age and Birthday

Sam was born on May 29, 1953, in Coffeyville, Kansas, United States. He is 68 years old as of 2022. His birth sign is Gemini. Ford turns 69 years old on May 29, 2022.

Sam Ford Height

He stands at a height of 5 feet 10 inches (Approx, 1.78 meters) tall.

Sam Ford Education

The news reporter attended and graduated from a local high school in his hometown. From there he joined The University of Kansas a public research university with its main campus in Lawrence, Kansas, United States.

He later graduated from the institute in 1974 with a Bachelor of Science degree in journalism. More details regarding his academic credentials will be updated soon when revealed.

Sam Ford Family, Parents, Siblings

Sam was born in Coffeyville, Kansas to his parents, Sammie Ford (father), and Kathleen Owens (mother). His father worked as a construction worker while his mother worked at a laundry place.

It’s therefore not clear if he has any siblings. Further details regarding his family background will be updated soon when disclosed.

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Sam Ford’s Wife, Is He Married?

In regards to his marital entanglements, the news reporter is happily married to his beautiful wife, Gloria Murry. His partner is an American freelance reporter and media manager.

The romantic duo became espoused in a lovely wedding ceremony attended by family members and close friends. We are keeping tabs and we will update his partner’s details soon.

Sam Ford Salary

According to ABC estimates, he receives an average annual salary ranging from $31,300 to $92,500. His contract with the exact figures is yet to be released.

Sam Ford’s Net Worth

The news reporter has an estimated net worth ranging from $500,000 to $1 million as of 2022. This amount is from his extensive career as a journalist among other investments.

Sam Ford WJLA-TV

WJLA-TV, Channel 7, which is an ABC affiliate television station in Washington, D.C., the United States owned by Sinclair Broadcast Group and is also sister to Woodstock, Virginia–licensed low-powered, Class A TBD station WDCO-CD (channel 10) and local cable channel WJLA 24/7 News.

He joined the news station in April 1987 as a general assignment reporter. Sam has been with WJLA-TV for 30 years. Prior to joining WJLA, he previously worked as a correspondent for CBS News.

While at CBS, he was stationed at CBS bureaus in New York, Atlanta, and Washington, D.C. Before that, he reported for WCCO-TV in Minneapolis, Minnesota. Ford is also a founding member of the National Association of Black Journalists.

In Addition, he has won a number of journalistic awards from AP, New York, Edward R Murrow, and several regional Emmys.

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