• Tracy McCool is an American journalist and news reporter, well-known for her work in Fox 8 News.
• She earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcasting from Kent State University.
• Tracy McCool has been working for Fox 8 for 18 years and is considered one of the most recognizable faces of US journalism.
• She is married to John Cook with whom she has two children.
• Tracy McCool's net worth is estimated to be around $1 million.


Who is Tracy McCool?

Tracy McCool is an American journalist and news reporter, who is well-known not only for being one of the co-hosts of the Fox 8 News television program, but also as its anchor and producer. She is also widely recognized for her previous engagements at the WTTE-TV and the WICU-TV.

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Early Life and Education

Tracy McCool was born on the 6th April in Ohio, USA, probably in the mid-1970s, but the exact year of her birth as well as her birth-place have never been publicly revealed. She is of white ethnicity and American nationality. The details about her family’s background, her parents and siblings have never been revealed to the present date as well.

Upon matriculating from Copley High School in Akron, Ohio, Tracy enrolled at Kent State University in Kent, Ohio, from which she later graduated, earning her Bachelor of Arts degree in broadcasting.

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Upon completing her studies and obtaining her degree, McCool began her career in the world of journalism as an intern at the Fox 8 in Cleveland, Ohio. She then honed her professional skills as an anchor for several companies, including the ABC’s affiliate WSYX-TV and the Fox-affiliated WTTE-TV station, both in Columbus, Ohio, as well as the NBC’s affiliate WICU-TV in Erie, Pennsylvania.

In 2000, Tracy McCool teamed up with Fox 8 again, and began her tenure as a general assignment reporter. Later she began serving as a co-anchor of the television’s top rated newscasts such as “Fox8 Morning News” and “Fox8 Evening News” programs, often with Lou Maglia and Bill Martin.

In the course of the last 18 years, Tracy McCool has become one of the key members of the Fox 8 News crew, and definitely one of the most popular on-camera newscasters and co-anchors today, as well as one of the most recognizable faces of US journalism.

Despite the rumors, Tracy McCool is not leaving Fox 8 News, and considers herself a proud member of its production team.

Personal Life

Interested in Tracy’s private life, aren’t you? Well, she is a long-term marriage with her high school sweetheart John Cook. They have been married since 21st December 2002, and since welcomed two children, a daughter named Cassidy, born in 2006, and a son named Carter, born in 2008.

John Cook, who in 2018 was diagnosed with stage four of colon cancer, is involved in the fitness business and is the owner of MMA training centers Evolve Performance-Fitness and Evolve MMA.

In May 2019, Tracy publicly shared with the audience updated details about her husband’s fight with cancer.

Tracy sports a slim and toned figure which in addition to her blonde hair and grey-colored eyes makes her appearance quite alluring. Aside from appearing on-cameras on a daily basis, she is also quite active on several popular social media networks such as Facebook as well as Twitter, on which her profile – @tracymccool currently gathers more than 6,500 fans and Instagram, on which her official account – @tracymccool has been followed by over 12.6 million fans so far.

Net Worth

Have you ever wondered how much wealth this popular American journalist and television anchor has accumulated so far? How rich Tracy McCool is? According to sources, it is estimated that the total of McCool’s net worth, speaking as of mid-2019, revolves around the sum of $1 million, acquired primarily through her on-camera journalism career that has been currently active for over two decades. Her reputed salary of a minimum of $70,000 suggests that her net worth is still rising.

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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