Preston Phillips KOMO, Bio, Age, Wiki, Height, Wife, Family, Salary and Net worth

Preston Phillips Profile

Preston Phillips is an American anchor and host working for KOMO-TV as a Weeknight anchor and host at 3:30, 4:00, 5:00, and 6:00 p.m. He joined KOMO in December 2018 and was previously working KPHO-TV before joining the station.

Preston Phillips
Preston Phillips

Preston Phillips Career

Phillips was the weekend evening host at KGTV in San Diego. He and his team won four Emmys for “Best Weekend Evening Newscast.” When ISIS took over Mosul, Iraq, Phillips produced a series of exclusive, in-depth news stories about Assyrian Christian refugees who fled to San Diego, leaving their families behind in the Middle East.

Phillips has reported from the front lines of several deadly wildfires and from jails and prisons all over California. Phillips was the first reporter to report that Chelsea King, a girl from San Diego, was dead. In order to find the teen living, he worked directly with Chelsea’s mother and sent her live reports. After Chelsea’s body was found on a San Diego trail, Phillips wrote many investigative stories that broke new information about her killer, who was later found guilty.

Phillips worked as a host and reporter at KSEE in Fresno, California, before moving to San Diego. While in Fresno, Preston looked into and wrote only about a U.S. Army veteran who is facing life in jail in Mexico on weapons charges.

Phillips went to Ciudad Juárez, Mexico, to talk to the soldier who was being held in the notorious Cereso Prison. A Mexican judge dropped the charges against the veteran and let him go after more than a dozen reports put light on the case. Officials from the U.S. Consulate said Phillips saved the veteran’s life.

Phillips started his work as a TV host at KIEM in Eureka, California, where he was the host on weeknights at 6:00 and 11:00.

Preston Phillips Age

Phillips he has not disclosed the day, month, or year that he was born, there is no information regarding his age that can be obtained. On the other hand, as soon as it is made accessible to the general public, we will revise it.

Preston Phillips Family

Phillips was born and raised in Southern California, United States to caring parents. He has a brother who sustained a traumatic brain injury in 2002. Since then, Phillips has advocated for TBI survivors through in-depth reports and emceeing countless events. While he was in Phoenix, Philips was the face of Courageous Hearts, an Arizona-wide campaign to raise money for military members and veterans. The campaign raised almost $1 million.

Preston Phillips Height

Phillips stands at an average height of 5 feet 9 inches tall.

Preston Phillips Wife

Phillips is married to Ariana and they have been together for almost a decade now. The couple is blessed with two children whose names are not available to the public. However, this information will be updated as soon as possible.

Preston Phillips KOMO

One person was killed in a shooting in Downtown Seattle that night, and seven others were hurt. Phillips co-anchored LIVE, nonstop breaking news coverage for almost three hours as the events happened. Phillips reported LIVE from the red carpet at the Oscars in Hollywood in February 2020 for KOMO and Sinclair stations across the country. He did this for almost a week.

Phillips co-anchored the morning and noon news shows at KPHO in Phoenix, Arizona, before he started at KOMO in December 2018. At KOMO, Phillips broke a number of major stories live on air. One of these was the “Sandpoint Carjacking,” which happened when a gunman opened fire on a King County Metro Bus, hitting the driver and then stealing two cars and killing one driver in a head-on collision. Phillips broke the news by putting LIVE traffic cameras over the scene of the crime. This let viewers see the chaos as it happened, more than 30 minutes before other Seattle stations did.

Phillips loves getting exclusive stories and breaking news. Phillips loves his neighborhood and is proud of the stories he tells that make people aware of problems and make their lives better.

He graduated from Chapman University with a bachelor’s degree in broadcast journalism. Phillips also went to Mississippi State University and studied broadcast meteorology and atmospheric studies. He is also a licensed FAA drone pilot.

Preston Phillips Salary

Phillips’ annual salary falls somewhere in the range of $70,000 and $100,000 on average.

Preston Phillips Net Worth

It is estimated that Phillips’ net worth falls somewhere in the range of $700,000 to $5 million. His primary source of financial support comes from his work as a television personality.

Preston Phillips Social Media

Phillips is active on her social media accounts. She has over 51.6K followers on Twitter, over 6.5K followers on Instagram, and over 66.3K followers on Facebook.

Preston Phillips KOMO Colleagues

  1. Molly Shen
  2. Eric Johnson
  3. Kelly Koopmans
  4. Kristin Clark
  5. Michelle Esteban
  6. Shannon O’Donnell
  7. Holly Menino
  8. Mary Nam
  9. Jackie Kent