Harold Greene is an American personality better known as a journalist and reads news at KCAL 9 News and CBS 2 News in Los Angeles. He has a long career of working in media starting from 1970 making a long career of 52 years. In 2008, it was announced that the channel KCBS/KCAL dropped several members of the company and other staffers because of the budget cuts. Greene was one of them who chose to retire from the job during the time. But after the announcement, he has not made any comment on the news, making people think that he is still working for the channel. If that is true, he is probably having at least a 52-year-long career beginning his first job in the media.
Harold Greene was born on 1st December 1943, making him 79 years old as of 2022. He has not given the details regarding his life insights, his educational story, how he followed his passion, and how he landed the job in the media.
Harold Greene Career
Greene began hustling for his professional life in 1970 beginning with the position of producer and reporter for KABC-TV in Los Angeles. In 1973, he switched his job and started working in news operations for KCCST-TV [now KNSD] which at the time was the new affiliate company of ABC in San Diego. Greene served one year for the company and Channel 39 and after that, he moved to a rival station, then-NBC affiliate KGTV. A year later, it was announced that Jack White became the consultant for the film Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy, and it was revealed that the filmmakers have found some old pictures of Green in Jack White’s scrapbook, which made people have a look at when Ron Burgundy was born.
Years later in 1977, Greene left San Diego and had a brief stint at CBS affiliate station KPIX-TV in San Francisco. He spent a year in the Bay Area and later returned to Los Angeles and rejoined KABC-TV where he started working as co-anchor for the 5:00 pm newscast Eyewitness News with the legendary Jerry Dunphy. He spent two years in the company working on KABC-TV and bringing the news daily in the evening time to ordinary people. Later, he was fired.
Then, he returned to San Diego and joined his old evening anchoring slot but during the time, he was rehired by the station KABC as the reporter and weekend anchor working alongside Joanne Ishimine. Summing up, he had his third tenure with KABC and this time, his career became more successful than ever. He started hosting celebrities, and interviews, and working for locally produced programs including Hollywood Close-Up and A.M. Los Angeles for the station.
Later in 2000, Greene switched his job from the channel KABC and signed his tenure with another station KCBS in January 2001. During his time at the KCBS channel, he reunited with his former colleagues like Ann Martin, who worked with him for the Eyewitness News, and Jim Hill, who was the veteran sportscaster including two other old colleagues who all worked with him at KABC namely Diaz, and weatherman Johnny Mountain. It is said that Greene has retired his position from the channel [KCBS] but Greene himself has not made any comment on the story.
Harold Greene Biography
|Real Name||Harold Greene|
|Birth Date||1 December 1943|
|Age (as of 2022)||78 Years|
|Birth Place||Los Angeles, California, United States|
|College||Kearny High School|
|Height||in feet inches – 6’ 0” – in Centimeters – 182 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 92 kg – in Pounds – 202 lbs|
|Is he a Gay?||No|
|Wife||Charlene ‘Chuckie’ Greene|
Harold Greene is a happily living personality having a small extended family, including a wife and children. His wife’s name is Charlene ‘Chuckie’ Greene and it is known that the couple is residing in a four-bedroom, 3,912-square-foot house in Los Angeles, where the value of the house in today’s time is more than $2 million. Greene has not given the details regarding his wife’s profession and his children’s life. He seems to be very private, secretive, and conservative. However, one thing is known that he is an avid lover of golf, emcee, and surfer and is most recently serving to be a Trustee on the Board of Directors of Catholic Charities of Los Angeles, Ventura, and Santa Barbara counties.
Harold Greene Net Worth
Harold Greene has maintained a long career of 4 decades in the media outlets working in different positions. Although he has not given insights into his net worth, we assume that his net worth is as high as $5 million and as low as $1 million. During his long career in media, he has gathered lots of accolades, honors, and rewards including Golden Mike awards, the Columbia Graduate School of Journalism Award, twelve L.A. Press Club Awards, nine nominations for Emmy Award, and two wins, and three Edward R. Murrow Awards.