Elisa Jaffe Profile, Wiki, Bio
Elisa Jaffe is an American Emmy Award-winning News Anchor/Reporter working at KOMO-TV in Seattle, Washington. She joined the station in the year 1987.
Elisa Jaffe Career
Jaffe serves at KOMO-TV as a news anchor/reporter. She is well known to both TV viewers and radio listeners in Western Washington. Jaffe has been a field reporter, TV news anchor, host, and executive producer of KOMO’s daily television talk show Northwest Afternoon, morning host on 570 KVI, and anchors drive time on KOMO News Radio.
She has earned multiple Emmy Awards and an Edward R. Murrow award and her radio newscast have earned Associated Press Awards. Elisa has interviewed a who’s who of newsmakers from presidents to movie stars, rockers to royalty, serial killers to secretaries of state.
She launched KOMO TV’s first hour-long morning newscast and her live reporting of traffic started the Seattle market’s utilization of Department of Transportation cameras to cover commute conditions on TV newscasts. Prior to joining KOMO, she worked as an anchor and reporter at WATE-TV in Knoxville, TN. When it comes to education, Elisa attended the University of Missouri at Columbia where she earned her Bachelor of Journalism.
When not offering her skills to non-profits, she enjoys spending quality time with her family, cooking, traveling, attending plays and concerts, painting, and hanging with her three dogs and sassy-mouthed rescue parrot.
Elisa Jaffe Age, Birthday
Jaffe was born in Niagara Falls, New York, United States. Her age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Elisa is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 60s.
Quick Facts About Elisa Jaffe
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Elisa Jaffe Height, measurements
Jaffe stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 7 inches (1.70 m).
Elisa Jaffe Family
Information regarding Jaffe’s parents and siblings is currently under review. However, the information will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Elisa Jaffe Husband, married, children, wedding
Jaffe is a married woman and mother to a wonderful college kid and stepmom to 3 lovely young adults. She has however not revealed the names of her husband or children.
Elisa Jaffe Salary
Being one of the top anchors at KOMO TV, Jaffe earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 – $ 100,000.
Elisa Jaffe’s Net Worth
Jaffe has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as an anchor.
Elisa Jaffe Breast Cancer
On Christmas Eve of 2020, she was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was fortunate that she discovered it early. Before her diagnosis, she knew her grandmother died of breast cancer at the age of 60 but did not know her great-grandmother had a mastectomy and also died of breast cancer at 60. She came to know that health history from a conversation with her 91-year-old aunt who she was hesitant to tell but she did. Jaffe said that she had scheduled a partial mastectomy that will be followed by one month of radiation and half a decade of endocrine therapy. Below is her Facebook embed where she shares her cancer journey.
Elisa Jaffe KOMO
At KOMO Jaffe works alongside;
- Mark Christopher – Anchors
- Preston Phillips – Co-anchor
- Gabe Cohen – Anchor / Reporter
- Eric Heintz – Anchor/Reporter
- Brian Calvert – Anchor / Reporter
- Michelle Esteban – Anchor / Reporter
- Cole Miller – Reporter
- Charlie Harger – Reporter
- Abby Acone – Meteorologist
- Matt Markovich – Reporter
- Patrick Quinn – Reporter
- Holly Menino – Anchor
- Joel Moreno – Reporter
- Mary Nam – General Assignment Reporter