• Jenny Milkowski is a broadcast journalist from Chicago, USA, with a net worth estimated at $1 million.
• She was raised in a Polish neighborhood, and attended a Saturday Polish school to learn her heritage.
• She attended The Second City Training Center to study improvisation and later studied broadcast journalism at University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC).
• She gained experience through working with the commercial student-run radio station WPGU and was hired to become an on-screen reporter for Rockfleet Broadcasting.
• She is highly active on social media and has an account on Instagram, Facebook and Twitter.
Who is Jenny Milkowski?
Jenny Milkowski was born in Chicago, Illinois, USA, on 14 January 1984, and is a broadcast journalist, best known for being a part of the television station KFMB-TV, otherwise known as CBS 8 San Diego. She has covered numerous high-profile stories throughout her tenure, which has led to her winning several awards.
The Wealth of Jenny Milkowski
How rich is Jenny Milkowski? As of mid-2019, sources inform us of a net worth that is close to $1 million, earned through a successful career in broadcasting since 2006. She reportedly earns a minimum salary of $80,000, plus income she gains from other projects.
As she continues her endeavors, no doubt her wealth will also continue to increase.
Early Life and Education
Jenny is of Polish descent, and grew up in a neighborhood that was heavily Polish located in the northwestern side of Chicago. She was raised by her parents alongside a younger sister, but they didn’t learn to speak English fluently until they started attending school. Aside from her normal school endeavors, she also attended a Saturday Polish school. Her parents focus on their heritage helped build her life and cultural foundations.
From a young age she was passionate about performing, and wanted to pursue a career in acting. While at high school, she became highly motivated to making a breakthrough in that career, and would soon enroll at The Second City Training Center to study improvisation. The school was founded in the 1980s in response to a growing demand for workshops and instruction in Second City Theatre. They now have numerous training centers, including in Chicago, Los Angeles and Toronto. Following her training, she started gaining opportunities, mainly in advertising – one of her biggest gigs during this period was work with Doritos.
Further Studies and Broadcasting Transition
After a few years without a lot of success, Milkowski decided to return to study, and enrolled at the University of Illinois at Chicago (UIC) where she took up a degree in broadcast journalism. The university is the second established under the University of Illinois system, and the largest university in the Chicago area. There are over 30,000 students enrolled annually while they boast having the largest medical school in the United States. The university is ranked 129th best in the national universities category, and is ranked 18th best in the world among universities less than 50 years old.
During her time there, she became a part of the university dance team, and also gained experience through working with the commercial student-run radio station WPGU, located at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. The station operates 24-7, broadcasting alternative music to the area and surrounding counties. After completing her degree in 2006, she was hired to become an on-screen reporter for Rockfleet Broadcasting, a company based in New York City, with three stations under the family.
Rise to Fame in Broadcasting
Jenny’s time in Rockfleet proved fruitful, as she developed her skills in a variety of positions and tasks, including news production, editing, newswriting, reporting, and blogging for the company. Her previous experience in acting helped her in terms of her confidence, and while working with Rockfleet she started a blog about love and relationships, which increased her exposure and popularity. She stayed there for two years, and then started working as a freelance reporter for several stations. She eventually turned her attention back to her hometown, becoming a traffic reporter for local radio stations such as WVAZ, WGCI, WLIT, and Kiss FM.
In 2014, she was hired to be an on-camera traffic reporter for the Fox News-owned station WFLD located in Chicago. She spent over four years with the company, and then decided to move to CBS 8, where she was given reporting and anchoring duties. The station is owned by Tegna, Inc., and is particularly known for its broadcasts of numerous syndicated programs including “Entertainment Tonight”, “Criminal Minds”, “Seinfeld”, “2 Broke Girls”, and “The Bold and the Beautiful”. She became a part of the team which broadcasts 31 and a half hours of newscasts each week.
Personal Life and Social Media
For her personal life, nothing is known of Milkowski’s romantic relationships. She has not been open or vocal about this aspect of her life, so it’s believed that she is single due to the lack of evidence proving otherwise. Her favorite food is tacos, and she often expresses her love for this food through her photos and clothing, but she also makes it a point to stay fit and maintain a lean figure. She is also a big fan of pets and has a pet cat – she is a firm believer in adopting pets instead of buying them.
Similar to numerous broadcast personalities, she is highly active onlie through accounts on social media. She has an account on Instagram which she uses to post photos of behind the scenes at work. She also takes photos while at events, travelling, going out with friends, and doing extreme activities such as skydiving. She also has a personal account on the website Facebook, which she has converted to more of a public account. Another account she has is on Twitter, on which she posts unusual or interesting news stories, while communicating with her followers.