Gayle Anderson Bio, Age, Family, Husband, Salary, Net Worth, KTLA 5 Career

Gayle Anderson Biography

Gayle Anderson has been reporting for the KTLA 5 Morning News since 1993, and she has become a fan favorite owing to her enthusiastic participation style of reporting on unique and unusual stories in Southern California.


How old is Gayle Anderson? – Age

She was born in the United States of America. Her date and month of her birth is not revealed.

Gayle Anderson Family

She discreetly married her long-term boyfriend in a small ceremony in another country. She is notorious for aggressively protecting her privacy and rarely reveals anything about her private life or personal life to the media. Ms. Anderson has three “children”: Bert, Ernie, and Kermit, two mixed-breed terriers and a mixed-breed Chihuahua she adopted from various southern California overcrowded animal shelters.

Gayle Anderson Salary

She earns an annual salary of $100 thousands.

Gayle Anderson Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

How long has Gayle Anderson been with KTLA?

Anderson has been reporting for “KTLA Morning News” since 1993 and has been a viewer favorite owing to her enthusiastic participation reporting style on unusual and interesting issues in Southern California. Ms. Anderson formerly worked as a correspondent and producer for Tribune Entertainment’s investigative journalism program “Now It Can Be Told.”

Gayle Anderson Photo
Gayle Anderson Photo

Gayle previously worked in Houston as a “Troubleshooter” reporter and “Nearly Noon” anchor for KPRC-TV. She worked as a reporter and weekend anchor at WCIX-TV in Miami from 1984 to 1986. She has also reported for a number of well-known radio networks, including New York’s WABC and NBC Radio Networks, as well as the National Black Network. She worked as a reporter and anchor at KTNH-TV in Connecticut, as well as at radio stations WDRC, WKND, and WWCO.

Gayle Anderson Net Worth

She has an estimated net worth of $2 million.

Gayle Anderson Career

Ms. Anderson began her career as an intern at ABC Radio News ABC-TV in New York and worked her way up to field producer. She has received twelve Emmy Awards. Ms. Anderson most recently won an Emmy in 2010 for her work on KTLA’s Tournament of Roses Parade pre-show, another for her work on the Michael Jackson Funeral, and another for her work on the KTLA Morning News. Gayle has won two Emmys for her work on the KTLA public affairs show “Making It,” both for “Best Live Coverage” of the Northridge Earthquake in 1994. She received her first Emmy Award in 1993 for “Best Live Coverage” of the Malibu Fires.

In 2001, she won the Golden Mike Award for Best Reporter from the Radio & TV Association of Southern California. Gayle earned the Houston Leadership Association’s “Leader of the Year Award” in 1990, as well as the 1988 “Presidential Consumer Affairs Award,” the 1987 “Young Black Achievers Award,” and a Radio Television and News Directors Award for “Best Spot News Reporting.” Anderson got an APTRA Award for Best Anchor for “Best Live Coverage of a News Event” in January 2002, and that same month was chosen to conduct a segment of the 2002 Winter Olympics Torch Run through Southern California.

Gayle enjoys leisure reading, training for cycle marathons to raise funds for various organizations, playing the piano, studying other languages, and working on projects for her “Gaylefriends” production company in her spare time. Gayle is an art collector who has memberships in several museums, including the California African American Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the Autry National Center, the Pacific Asia Museum, the Pasadena Museum of Art, the California Science Center, and the Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, to name a few.

Gayle volunteers with the American Cancer Society, the American Diabetes Association, the Arthritis Foundation, and several reading and education organizations, including the Los Angeles Library Foundation and Watts-based “Mama Hill’s Help.”