Adrienne Bankert belongs to the pack of the University of Southern Carolina graduates making waves in the media industry. A respected television correspondent, journalist, and presenter, she has covered numerous historic events across the world.
Currently, Adrienne is putting her wealth of experience in the media sphere into use at the television channel, ABC News. As a philanthropist, she has identified with several charity homes and she is also the founder of a Non-Profit Organization called LIGHT. Here are all the facts about her bio, parents, and family. You’ll also get to know if she is married or single.
Adrienne Bankert – Wiki/Biography (Age)
Adrienne Bankert is a television presenter, journalist, reporter, presenter, and speaker. She is a native of Sacramento, California, in the United States, where she was born on the 6th of May 1979.
The media personality received her elementary and high school education in the U.S. Although the name of the elementary school she attended is not known to the public, she was among those who passed out with good grades from Wheatland High School. Upon completion, she was admitted to the University of Southern California to study communication and media studies. Bankert later obtained a bachelor degree from the university after four years.
Adrienne began her journalism career immediately after she graduated from university. Her first job was as a traffic reporter for the Sacramento-based KCRA-TV television station on the show, Traffic Pulse. Her stint at the firm lasted from October 2004 to June 2006, after which she joined Hearst Television KCRA and was promoted to the position of a host, news anchor and reporter.
While Adrienne Bankert’s stint at KCRA lasted, she brilliantly covered major events around the world including the California wildfires, the discovery of the missing child, Jaycee Dugard, the Japanese earthquake and tsunami that occurred in the year 2011, as well as Jerry Brown’s 2010 governorship race. The journalist was also given the platform to interview renowned athletes like Matt Barnes of the NBA and Tim Brown of the NFL. Other celebrities she has held meetings with include comedians D.L. Hughley and Marlon Wayans.
The media personality left the station in the year 2012 after securing a job at Dallas Fort Worth-based television station CBS 11 KTVT, where she served as an anchor and host of the shows – CBS 11 News at 11 and CBS 11 CBS News This Morning. She also took up the roles of a presenter and reporter at the station, covering historic events such as the horrific Ebola outbreaks in the United States. In addition, she got the opportunity to have a one-on-one chat with American personalities like Michael Crabtree, Oprah Winfrey, and Owen Wilson.
Adrienne Bankert’s career took another step forward in the year 2015 when she moved to Los Angeles. She was immediately hired as a fill-in anchor and reporter at KABC, where she did numerous reporting gigs from the field and studio. The journalist later secured a job at ABC News TV channel and since then, she has been working as a correspondent at ABC News One (in New York) and ABC-Los Angeles. The Sacramento native regularly reports for programs such as World News Tonight and Good Morning America and co-anchors America This Morning and World News Now.
Besides her journalism career, Adrienne Bankert has identified herself with several charity organizations including The Family Learning Center, Sacramento Helping Hands, Carter Blood care, Sutter Health, and LIGHT. Bankert is the founder of LIGHT which stands for Loving Individuals Giving Help Together. Adrienne is also a youth and women mentor as well as a member of the board of the Juvenile Justice Chaplaincy.
Over the years, Adrienne Bankert has kept information about her family members away from the curious public and it appears she is not in a hurry to do otherwise. It is for this reason that the names of her parents and other family members are yet to be ascertained.
However, information available online has it that she has four younger brothers and two younger sisters. They were all born and raised in the U.S and are of African-American ethnicity.
As one of the most accomplished reporters in the media industry, Adrienne Bankert’s personal life has been a subject of interest to her fans. However, information about the 5 feet 9 inches tall journalist’s love life is still under a veil of secrecy. From what we know, Adrienne is not dating or engaged, neither has she tied the knot with any man yet but perhaps, she has plans of doing so at the right time.