Rick Folbaum Biography
Rick Folbaum is an American anchor and correspondent who is an anchor for at CNN International. He is a former anchor for join WFOR-TV Channel 4, a CBS affiliate, in Miami.
He was formerly a news anchor and correspondent for the Fox News Channel and the former co-anchor of WNYW’s Fox 5 News at 6.
He earned his bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
He is a three-time Emmy award-winning broadcaster, moderator, speaker, and communications expert.
Rick Folbaum Age
Rick was born on August 5, 1969, in the United States. He is 49 years old as of 2018.Rick Folbaum Photo
Rick Folbaum Wife
Rick is married to his wife Kelcey. The couple has five children; Dylan born September 14, 2004, Summer born December 12, 2006 twins Chase and Harlowe born May 21, 2010, and son Cash, born May 16, 2013.
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Rick is an anchor at CNN International and has more than two decades of experience in network, local and digital news.
He was one of the original anchors at Fox News Channel, spending 17 years at the network, two of them as a foreign correspondent. Rick was one of the first reporters at Ground Zero on 9/11.
He has moderated and hosted hundreds of events, including the US Holocaust Museum annual fundraising dinner featuring a live interview with the last surviving Nuremberg prosecutor Ben Ferencz.
He has also hosted the Knight Foundation Awards, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital annual gala, Crohn’s and Colitis Foundation of America annual gala including a live interview with Bob Costas.
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Rick was the main anchor at the CBS O+O in Miami, WFOR TV, fronting the 5, 5:30, 7 and 11 pm weeknight newscasts from 2013-2018.
In the 2018 massacre at Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Rick led hours of continuous coverage, offering exclusive, real-time reporting of MSD students hiding in a storage closet.
He also anchored days of live coverage of Hurricane Irma as well as the shooting at Fort Lauderdale/Hollywood International Airport and Fidel Castro’s death.
He was also one of the first journalists on the scene of the 2016 Pulse nightclub massacre, field anchoring his newscasts from Orlando.
He traveled to Cuba to cover the re-opening of the US embassy in Havana. He returned the following month to report on Pope Francis’s first ever trip to the island nation.
Fox News Channel
Prior to his career at CBS Miami, he was at Fox News Channel. While there he conducted live interviews with newsmakers, lawmakers and notables including Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, Laura Bush, and Bono.
He also anchored breaking coverage of history-making stories including the release of the Starr Report in the Clinton/Lewinsky scandal, the 9/11 terror attacks, the 2008 GOP convention, the “Miracle on the Hudson” and the re-election of President Barack Obama.
As a London-based correspondent from 1998-2000, he covered Europe and the Middle East.
Rick Folbaum Salary and Net Worth
Rick has an estimated net worth of $1.4 Million. His salary has not been revealed yet.
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