Jim Lokay Biography
Jim Lokay is an American news anchor and reporter currently working as a news anchor and show host for Fox 5 News in Washington, DC. He joined Fox 5 in November 2015 as a sports and news anchor and reporter.
He was later promoted to a full-time news anchor and show host. Lokay now hosts a nightly political news show called “The Final 5” which runs from 11:30 pm. Prior to joining Fox 5 News, Lokay worked as a news anchor and reporter at WCVB-TV in Greater Boston Area. He served in that position for 4 years 2 months from October 2011 to November 2015.
Jim Lokay Age
Lokay was born in 1980 in East McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. However, there’s no information on the exact date and month he was born on. The 41-year-old celebrates his birthday every year surrounded by friends and family.
Jim Lokay Height
Lokay stands at an average height of 5 feet 7 inches. There’s no further information about his weight, eye color, and hair color.
Jim Lokay Family
Lokay was born and raised in East McKeesport, Pennsylvania, United States. He was born to his parents whose information he hasn’t disclosed yet. Lokay is very private when it comes to his personal life and prefers to stay professional. However, he has mentioned how grateful he is for his family’s love and support.
Jim Lokay Education
Lokay went to the California University of Pennsylvania where he graduated with a Bachelor of Arts in Communication studies.
Jim Lokay Fox 5
Lokay is currently working as a news anchor and show host at Fox 5 News. He first joined fox 5 in 2015 working as a sports and news anchor and reporter. In 2016, he anchored the political l show called “5 at 6:30” . He was later promoted to co-anchor the 5 pm news which was rated #1 locally. Lokay anchors the top-rated “Fox 5 News at 10” and hosts the nightly political show called “The Final 5” that runs from 11:30.
Prior to his position at Fox 5 News, Lokay worked as a news anchor and reporter at WCVB-TV in Greater Boston Area. He worked here for 4years and 2 months from October 2011 until November 2015. Lokay co-anchored the weekend editions of the top-rated show “EyeOpener”.
Aside from his anchoring duties, he also served as a sportscaster for NewsCenter. During his four years at WCVB, he anchored major events and breaking news including the Newtown school shooting, the 2012 Republican primary, Boston Marathon bombing, Super Bowl XLVI in Indianapolis, the AFC Championship, and the World Series.
Lokay started his journalism career in 2002 when he joined Metro Networks in Pittsburgh as a news anchor and editor. He worked for the radio station for 1 year and 4 months. In September 2003, Lokay moved to Time Warner Cable in Syracuse, New York as a news anchor and digital journalist. He was responsible for the shooting, producing, and editing the daily news. He was eventually promoted to the weekend news anchor.
Lokay joined KDKA-TV in August 2005 where he worked for 6 years and 3 months until October 2011. He was first hired as a traffic and transportation reporter during the morning newscasts. Jim was later promoted to primary anchor for all weekday and weekend newscasts. Lokay became the first journalist in Pittsburgh to integrate both Facebook and Twitter into the daily news.
Jim Lokay Wife
Lokay is very discreet when it comes to his personal life, hence information about his married life is still disclosed. However, if any information comes up, it will be updated.
Jim Lokay Salary
Lokay is one of the best news anchors at Fox 5 with an estimated annual salary in the range of $20,000 – $100, 000.
Jim Lokay Net Worth
Lokay has an estimated net worth in the range of $100,000 – $1,000,000 which he has earned from his successful career as a journalist. There is no exact information about his annual salary and net worth.