Conan Nolan Bio, Age, Wife, Family, Net Worth, Awards, Education, NBC News

By | May 28, 2024

Conan Nolan Biography

Conan Nolan is a political reporter for NBC-Universal’s flagship station in the western US, KNBC-television in Los Angeles. He as well hosts the station’s News Conference program, that is one of the country’s longest-running local political and public affairs broadcasts.

Conan Nolan Age

His official name is Conan Patrick Nolan, he was born in San Luis Obispo, California, United States of America.

Conan Nolan Education

Nolan went to San Luis Obispo High School and trained journalism for two years. Nolan received his bachelor’s degree in political science from the University of California, Davis.

Conan Nolan Family

Nolan hails from San Luis Obispo, California. His father, former United States diplomat Thomas F. Nolan, din’t make it through to vie for the California State Senate in the year 1960. Later on, his father taught political science at Cal Poly San Luis Obispo. His mother had five children.

Conan Nolan Wife

Nolan is husband to his wife, Julie Dear Nolan. The couple has been blessed with one son, Jefferson.

Conan Nolan Career

He as well hosts the station’s News Conference program, that is one of the country’s longest-running local political/public affairs broadcasts. News Conference, launched in 1966 by Tom Brokaw and Bob Abernethy, typically hosted on Sunday mornings following Meet the Press in the Los Angeles market. Warren Olney, Linda Douglass, and Jess Marlow have both before then hosted the show.Nolan’s first full-time broadcasting work was as the Assistant News Director at KVEC-AM radio in San Luis Obispo. He switched to TV two years later, first as a weekday reporter and then as a weekend sports anchor for KSBY-television. Later, he got to KSBW-television in the Salinas/Monterey region. Among the matters he aired was actor Clint Eastwood’s mayoral campaign in Carmel, California.

Come July 1986, Nolan was employed by KNBC-television News Director Tom Capra, the son of film director Frank Capra and former executive producer of The Today Show. Throughout his profession, he has reported on different fires, floods, earthquakes, police pursuits, and riots. In the year 1989, he reported live for NBC News from Candlestick Park just after the 7.2 magnitude Loma Prieta earthquake (he was on leave at the time and had been taking part in a sporting event at the stadium). He split the Los Angeles Police Department’s probe into singer/entertainer Michael Jackson in the year 1992. Come 1994, reported live as he drove a head of O. J. Simpson’s white Ford Bronco during a police pursuit.

Nolan as well reported from Iraq at the time of Operation Iraqi Freedom; Pakistan during the war in Afghanistan; Lebanon at the time of the anniversary of the September 11th attacks; and in Kobe and Tokyo, Japan following two big earthquakes in the year 1995 and 2011, respectively. He has as well reported from Rome, Tel Aviv, Mexico City and the small island of Tuvalu in the South Pacific.

Conan Nolan Awards

Come the year 2010, Nolan was called television’s “Journalist of the Year” by the Los Angeles chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists. He bagged a Golden Mike Award for a story about Afghan refugee children at the Pakistani border, and a regional Emmy Award for a series about the little South Pacific island of Tuvalu’s fight against global warming.

Conan Nolan Net Worth

Nolan has a net worth of about 1 million dollars.

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