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Virginia Cha Biography
Virginia Cha is an American Korean-American news anchor for KGTV-TV, an ABC-affiliated TV station. Previously she served as an NBC News Correspondent based in New York and she was also employed at HLN based in Atlanta.
Virginia Cha Age
Virginia carries American-Korean ethnicity she celebrates her birthday 1 September every year. Her actual age is not known since she has never revealed her year of birth.
Virginia Cha Parents
Virginia carries American-Korean ethnicity. She belongs to the Korean family. She grew up with Korean parents. She was into Korean foods from her early age. Virginia’s mother was a great cook who made a lot of traditional Korean cuisine. Virginia often tried to put her own spin on her mother’s recipe.
Virginia Cha Education
Virginia graduated from Princeton University and is a Fulbright Scholar. Subsequently, she discovered her true self and worked hard to become a successful icon in the communication world.
Virginia Cha Husband
Virginia is married to Edward. In September 2013, in the episode of Joey Fatone’s cooking show, My Family Recipe Rocks Virginia, made an appearance with her husband. In the crunching show,the couple shared their favorite family recipes.
The couple gratuitously welcomed Joey into their home and served him their family dishes. Virginia’s husband started off by preparing a margarita with an Italian twist. Meanwhile, Virginia rolled back her mother’s recipe for Pajeon, a traditional pancake-like Korean cuisine. Currently Virginia is sharing a blissful married life with her Italian husband. Besides, she receives continuous support from Ed to caress her already soothing professional career.
Virginia was Miss Frederick when she entered and won the Miss Maryland 1989 pageant. She was 1st runner-up to Debbye Turner at the 1990 Miss America pageant. She plays the piano.
Virginia Cha KGTV-TV
Virginia is a news anchor for KGTV-TV, San Diego. She began her news career at WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut. She was a general assignment reporter, substitute anchor, then head anchor and reporter for the morning news.
Most recently Virginia worked as an anchor at CNN/HLN and CNN.comLIVE, based at the world headquarters in Atlanta. During her time there, she brought viewers news about everything from Hurricane Katrina and the 2008 elections, to the death of Michael Jackson and the takedown of Osama bin Laden.
As a network correspondent for NBC News based in New York, Virginia was out front on unforgettable stories including the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks. Virginia was at ground zero when the North Tower collapsed and continued to report on the emotional recovery efforts from there in the ensuing weeks. She was also on the scene in Florida during the hotly contested “hanging chad” presidential election.
Virginia has covered many breaking news stories from earthquake devastation in El Salvador to the return of the China Spy Plane crew to the miraculous Quecreek Mine rescue. Virginia’s reports appeared on Nightly News, MSNBC, the Today Show and Weekend Today, where she also filled in on the anchor desk. She has interviewed everyone from government leaders including President Bill Clinton and Sen. Ted Kennedy, to newsmakers such as Walter Cronkite, Stephen Hawking, Spike Lee and Michael Lewis.
Virginia Cha Awards
As a news anchor in Boston and Hartford, where Virginia started her on-air career, she earned numerous local and regional awards, including multiple Emmy awards for anchoring and an Edward R. Murrow award for team political coverage. Her experience spans a variety of formats from traditional anchoring to live shows from the field to a morning news program to in-depth medical reporting.
She has been involved with a number of charity organizations, including Rosie’s Place, Boys and Girls Club and First Night Boston.
Virginia began her media career serving as a reporter at WFSB in Hartford, Connecticut. Virginia handled the position of substitute anchor and later the head anchor/reporter of the morning news.
Virginia Cha Net Worth
Virginia has never disclosed her estimated net worth.