Fred Blankenship Biography

(Reporter, Anchor)

Fred Blankenship anchors Channel 2 Action News and Channel 2 Action News. He is married and a father of three.

More about the relationship

Fred Blankenship’s current relationship status is happily married. His wife’s name is Paige.

Fred and Paige are blessed with three children, two sons, and a daughter. Their names are Freddy, Layla, and Jaden.

Relationship Facts of Fred Blankenship

  • Fred Blankenship is married to Paige.
  • He is father of Three(Freddy, Layla, Jaden).
  • Fred Blankenship is not having an affair with anyone presently.
  • His sexual orientation is straight.

Who is Fred Blankenship?

Fred Blankenship is an Award-winning American reporter and anchor. He has covered the stories on drug prevention, community outreach, and problems of gangs.

Likewise, he also covered the Democratic National Convention in Boston.

Fred Blankenship- Age, Parents, Ethnicity, Siblings

He was born on September 12, 1974, in Los Angeles, the USA to father Fred Douglas Blankenship Jr. of All-American ethnicity. His father died at the age of 28.

Fred Blankenship
Caption: Fred Blankenship and Erin Coleman (Source: Pinterest)

After the demise of his father, Fred took all the responsibility of his family that included his mother, a teacher, and his big sister.


He graduated from the University of San Francisco, San Francisco, California.

Fred Blankenship- Professional Life, Career

Initially, he worked at KAKE TV in Wichita, Kansas where he used to chase storms on a regular basis developing expertise at covering severe weather.

While working there, he won awards for stories on drug prevention and community outreach.

Fred worked for six years at San Diego’s KGTV as a reporter and weekend anchor.

Fred Blankenship is currently associated with WSB-TV as an anchor since 2007. There, he anchors Channel 2 Action News at Noon as well as from 4:30 a.m. to 7 a.m.

He generally focuses on the growing problem of gangs. In 2004, he covered the Democratic National Convention in Boston.

Moreover, he reported on the state’s largest fires.


He is a member of the National Association of Black Journalists and also a member of the National Press Photographers Association

Fred Blankenship: Net Worth, Salary

As a reporter, his estimated earning is $40k USD. His net worth is between $100,000 – $1 Million.

Body Stats: Height, Weight

Fred has black hair and black eyes. His height is 6 ft. 2 inches and has average body mass.

Social Media

He has more than 35k followers on Instagram, 46k on Twitter, and 118k on Facebook.


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