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Jake Whittenberg Bio-Wiki

Jake Whittenberg is a seven regional Emmy Awards-winning American anchor, reporter, and VLOGer working at KING 5 News, the Tegna-owned, NBC affiliate in Seattle, Washington, as a morning anchor and reporter at 4:30 a.m. alongside Mimi Jung. He has been part of this network since December 2009.

Jake Whittenberg Age, Birthday

Whittenberg’s exact age and birthday are unknown as he has not gone public about it. However, he is estimated to be around his 40’s.

Jake Whittenberg Parents, Siblings

Whittenberg was born and raised in Southern Illinois to the parents of a newspaper publisher and reporter. Growing up, Some of his fondest childhood memories were with his dad in the newsroom during election night coverage. However, an update about his parent’s or siblings’ real identity will be done as soon as reliable information is out.

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Jake Whittenberg Education

Regarding his education, Jake attended Montana State University where he graduated with a media, and theatre arts degree.

Jake Whittenberg’s Wife, Children

Whittenberg is happily married to Tara Whittenberg. The duo has been together for a while and they are the proud parents of two children; Lula Whittenberg and son Oliver Whittenberg. When Jake is not reporting news, he loves spending time with his family.

Jake Whittenberg Career

Whittenberg works as a morning anchor and reporter at KING 5 News, the Tegna-owned, NBC affiliate in Seattle, Washington.  He co-anchors alongside Mimi Jung at 4:30 a.m. and also serves Western Washington on KONG every morning. Since December 2009 Jake has had the time of his life exploring the Pacific Northwest and meeting some amazing individuals along the way.

Since he joined KING, he has reported on all kinds of stories from Seattle to Cuba and back, from Eastern Washington to Pearl Harbor, and several cities in between. Jake is a proud journalist and he has tried to be a trailblazer in Seattle by pioneering our digital coverage and YouTube content. If he is not at the anchor desk, Jake is storytelling on air and online. He also loves VLOGING. It’s a fun way to narrate a story and his videos have been viewed millions of times!

Before coming to KING, Jake served as a reporter/anchor at WSYX/WTTE in Columbus, Ohio, and KTVQ in Billings, Montana. He caught the TV news bug after graduating from Montana State University. Some of Jake’s fondest childhood memories were with his dad in the newsroom during election night coverage.

Jake has been humbled to earn seven regional Emmy Awards, Associated Press Broadcaster of the Year, and a few other writing and reporting accolades, and to have been a member of a team that won an Edward R. Murrow Award. He is also a one-time appointee to the Montana Film and Television Advisory Council appointed directly by the governor.

When Jake is not covering the news, he frequently emcees community events and golf tournaments. He also loves visiting towns in Western Washington and getting to know the individuals. Jake also loves golfing, fly fishing, and spending time with his family.

Jake Whittenberg Height

Whittenberg has an estimated height of 6 feet 1 inches equaling 1.85 meters.

Jake Whittenberg Salary

Whittenberg has an estimated annual salary ranging from $ 83, 455 to $ 179,995K.

Jake Whittenberg’s Net Worth

Whittenberg has an approximate net worth of $ 1 Million- $ 3 Million. Nevertheless, his career as an anchor is his primary source of income.

Jake Whittenberg KING 5

Whittenberg works at KING 5 with his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists, such as;

  1. Madison Wade
  2. Steve Soliz
  3. Shanté Sumpter
  4. Natalie Swaby
  5. Paul Silvi
  6. Taylor Mirfenderes
  7. Leah Pezzetti
  8. Joyce Taylor
  9. Christine Pae
  10. Rich Marriott
  11. Mimi Jung
  12. Jessica Janner Castro
  13. Farah Jadran
  14. Chris Ingalls
  15. Jake Garcia
  16. Susannah Frame
  17. Mike Everett
  18. Chris Egan
  19. Greg Copeland
  20. Adam Claibon
  21. Julie Calhoun
  22. Conner Board
  23. Drew Andre

Is Jake Whittenberg on Instagram, Twitter, or TikTok?

You can follow him via Twitter, Facebook, or Instagram. Jake doesn’t appear to have a public TikTok or Snapchat account.


By Eunice