Rob Elgas Biography
This is what you need to know about Rob Elgas, an American anchor, and journalist working at ABC7. Before joining ABC7, Elgas worked at WMAQ- in Chicago.
Rob Elgas Age
Born in Arlington Heights and raised in Crystal Lake,
Rob Elgas Salary
Elgas has receives an annual average salary of $53115. This is according to the average annual salary of an Anchor/Reporter at ABC7
Rob Elgas Net Worth
Elbasan estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million- $ 5 million approximately.
Rob Elgas Wife
Elgas is a married man to his wife Lisa and the couple is blessed with two children. However little is known about the mother of his children. The family lives in the southwest suburbs.
Rob Elgas Daughter
Elgas has not disclosed any information about his daughter. Information about his daughter will be updated as soon as it’s available.
Rob Elgas Education
Elgas is a graduate of the University of Illinois, where he specialized in agricultural communication and journalism, before landing his first job in television. He is a member of NAHJ, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists.
Rob Elgas ABC7
Before joining ABC 7, Elgas worked at NBC 5 in Chicago where he anchored the early afternoon news and reported for the late evening news. Elgas is an award-winning journalist of several Emmy Awards including an Emmy for breaking news coverage of a devastating tornado in the area.
Elgas also co-hosted an Emmy award-winning broadcast of the Magnificent Mile Lights Festival parade alongside Cheryl Burton, Janet Davies, and Judy Hsu. The broadcast was nationally syndicated and seen in most of the top markets across the country.
During his career, Elgas had been honored with Associated Press and Peter Lisagor Awards for his live-breaking news coverage of protests in Chicago in 2014. He won Emmy Awards for co-hosting various specials, including a Winter Olympic special, “Hometown Hopeful,” featuring Chicago Olympians.
Elgas began his broadcasting career behind the lens in Champaign-Urbana, working as a photographer for WICD-TV.