Art Rascon Biography
Art Rascon is an American Anchor/Reporter known for his time working for ABC 13 News/KTRK-TV in Houston, Texas. He joined the station in September 1998 and retired from the station in the year 2022. There, he was anchoring the 11 am, 5 pm, and 6 pm newscasts.
Art Rascon Age
Rascon is 59 years old as of 2021. He was born on December 4, 1962, in El Paso, Texas, and raised in Denver, Colorado. He celebrates his birthday on December 4th every year.
Art Rascon Height
Rascon stands at a height of 5 feet 7 inches tall.
Art Rascon Family
Rascon was born in El Paso, Texas to a family of five children. The family later migrated to Santa Fe, New Mexico while he was still young. Art was raised in Denver, Colorado.
Art Rascon Wife
Rascon is married to Patti Rascon. The couple tied the knot in August 2008. They are blessed with seven children; Olivia Rascon, Malachi Rascon, Elijah Rascon, and Elena Gabrielle Rascon. He has two children who are journalists and one of the two is Jacob Rascon who is a reporter for NBC affiliate KPRC-TV in Houston.
Art Rascon Net Worth
Rascon has an estimated net worth of about $1 Million – $5 Million which he has earned through his successful career as a news anchor.
Art Rascon Salary
Rascon earns an annual salary ranging between $ 45,000 – $ 110,500.
Art Rascon Career
Rascon was working for ABC 13 News as a Morning and Evening Anchor. Before joining KTRK, he worked as a CBS News correspondent on assignments that included international reporting and anchoring for the Evening News with Dan Rather and 48 Hours. Rascon attended Brigham Young University and graduated with additional studies in European Politics in Madrid, Spain.
Emmy award-winning reporter and Texas native, Art Rascon joined ABC13 in September 1998, now serving as an anchor of the eleven am, five pm, and six pm newscasts. Rascon has protected such predominant activities as wars and conflicts in Iraq, the Balkans, in the course of the Middle East, the Caribbean, and Central America, traveling with rankings of youngster immigrants on their deadly trek to the U.S. Border.
He has reported broadly on United States Presidential elections, terrorist attacks at domestic and abroad, the Virginia Tech campus shooting, and a number of hurricanes that have hit the Eastern seaboard and the Gulf coast, including Katrina and Ike. Rascon has covered other natural disasters in the world including the tsunami in Indonesia and become one of the first journalists to document out of Haiti after the earthquake.
Rascon comes to Houston from CBS NEWS where he labored as a correspondent, reporting on Haiti’s civil unrest, Cuba’s downing of United States Planes, Peru’s hostage standoff, TWA, Mexico’s guerrilla wars, and other airline disasters, various school shootings, conflicts in Central America, hurricanes throughout the Caribbean and US, the Oklahoma City bombing, and a lot of other global stories.
From ’89 to ’94, Rascon was a reporter at KABC-TV in Los Angeles, masking such extremely good events because the O.J. Simpson case, the Los Angelos Riots, the Branch Davidian stand-off, the Rodney King beating trial, besides earthquakes, floods, and fires. previously, he labored as a reporter, producer, and anchor in San Antonio, El Paso, Abilene, and Salt Lake City.
Art Rascon ABC13
Rascon worked at ABC13 where he worked alongside other famous ABC13 anchors and reporters including;
- Steven Romo
- Elissa Rivas
- Erica Simon
- Katherine Whaley
- Collin Myers
- Kevin Roth
- David Tillman
- Rachel Briers
- Elita Loresca
- Travis Herzog
- Tom Abrahams
- Mayra Moreno
- Chauncy Glover
- Erik Barajas
- Samica Knight
- Ilona Carson
- Gina Gaston
- Melanie Lawson
- Tom Koch
Art Rascon Social Media Platforms
Rascon is active on his social media accounts and is often seen posting on his Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has over 8,000 followers on Twitter, 1,000 followers on Instagram, and 20,000 followers on Facebook.
Art Rascon Retiring
Rascon worked with ABC 13 News for over 24 years. He made a decision to leave ABC 13 News in the year 2020. His son, Jacob, however, joined the ABC 13 News as he was saying goodbye to the station. He shares no information regarding where he plans to go. We will update this information once he shares his next career journey.