Susan Carlson Biography
Susan Carlson is an American award-winning journalist, voice-over artist, and narrator. Carlson spent 7 years at WMAQ-TV as a news anchor and reporter. She joined the NBC owned and operated television station in July 2013 and resigned in October 2020.
Susan Carlson Age
Carlson was born in the year 1970. There is no information about the specific date and month she was born in, therefore she might be either 50 or 51 years old.
Susan Carlson Height
Carlson stands at a perfect height for a journalist. Her body weight goes well with her height making her exceptionally beautiful. However, there are exact details about her body measurement, her hair color, or eye color. These details will be updated as soon as they are available.
Susan Carlson Education
Carlson went to Seton Academy in South Holland, Illinois. After graduating from high school, she enrolled at Loyola University Chicago where she graduated with a Bachelor’s degree in Broadcast Journalism in 1991. She later joined Roosevelt University in 2007. She graduated with a Master’s degree in Journalism in 2009.
Susan Carlson Family
Carlson was born and raised in Dolton, Illinois. Carlson is very private about her family life, hence, information about her parents is still disclosed. Even though she doesn’t reveal much about her parents, She often posts them on her social media accounts on fathers day or Mother day. Carlson has two siblings, a sister, and a brother. Her brother has won several competitions for growing giant pumpkins.
Susan Carlson Career
Carlson was previously working as a news anchor and reporter for WMAQ-TV Channel 5 in Chicago, Illinois. She joined the news station in July 2013. After 7 years working for the station, on the 25th of September, Carlson announced on her Twitter that she was resigning from her position as anchor and reporter.
She stated that she wanted to focus more on her other career as a voice-over artist and audiobook narrator. Prior to her position at WMAQ-TV, Carlson worked for WBBM-TV for 10 years 3 months from December 2002 to May 2013. She was first hired as a morning news traffic reporter then later promoted to a general assignment reporter position.
Carlson was then promoted to morning news anchor. She served in this position until her last day. Carlson started her broadcasting career in 1991 working as morning show co-host and news anchor for WXLC Radio. She worked here for 3 years and 10 months before joining WGN-TV Chicago as a Traffic anchor in 1995.
In July 1995, Carlson became the News Director and Commercial Voiceover at Shadow Broadcast Services. She also served as a traffic anchor and reporter. In October 1988, Carlson was hired as a News Anchor at WSL Radio in Chicago, Illinois. She replaced Jim Johnson on Roe Conn and Richard Roeper’s afternoon radio show.
Throughout her journalism career, Carlson has earned herself several awards including two local Emmy Awards for her work as a traffic anchor and three for her story on the Chicago Marathon. She also received an Edward R. Murrow Award for “Best News Feature” and the Chicagoland Achievement in Radio Award for “Best News Reporter.
Susan Carlson Married
Carlson was once married but is now divorced. There is no further information about her ex-husband when they got married, and how long the marriage lasted.
Susan Carlson Daughter
Carlson has one adoptive daughter from India. She adopted her daughter in 2015 at the age of 4 years. There is no further information about Carlson’s daughter.
Susan Carlson Salary
Carlson was one of the best journalists with a long career. It was obvious that she earned a good monthly and annual salary. However, there are no details about her salary since they are not yet disclosed.
Susan Carlson Net Worth
Carlson’s net worth is estimated to be in the range of $1, 000, 000 – $5, 000, 000. She earned all her wealth from her long career as a journalist and her current job as a voice-over artist and audio narrator.