Who is Araksya Karapetyan?
Araksya Karapetyan is an American broadcast journalist. She works at FOX 11 alongside Tony McEwing as the co-anchor of Good Day LA which airs from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. Although she was raised in the United States, she is a native of Armenia and she only moved to the states when she was still a young child.
Her passion in journalism aroused when she went back for a summer visit to Armenia. Instead of just visiting as a tourist, she made the decision to explore and get a sense of how people lived there on a daily basis.
She began her broadcasting career as an intern at Burbank’s KFI 640 AM radio station and Los Angeles’ KABC-TV, where she later became a full-time employee and the rest is history.
Araksya Karapetyan Age
Karapetyan is 40 years old as of 2022. She was born on August 27, 1982 in present-day Gyumri, Armenia.
Araksya graduated with a Bachelor of Arts Degree in International Relations and Broadcast Journalism from Syracuse University’s S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications.
Araksya Karapetyan Height
Karapetyan stands at an average height of 5 feet 3 inches.
Araksya Karapetyan Husband
Karapetyan is married to Amir Yousefi. They are blessed with two daughters namely Sevan Yousefi and Sona Yousefi. Sevan was born on June 6, 2016 while Sona was born on April 23, 2019.
Araksya Karapetyan Salary
Karapetyan earns an average salary of $63,637. She works at FOX 11 as the co-anchor of Good Day LA.
Araksya Karapetyan Net Worth
Karapetyan’s net worth is estimated to be around $1.1 million. She generates her income from her career as a journalist.
Araksya Karapetyan FOX 11
Karapetyan interned at KABC-TV in Los Angeles and KFI 640 AM radio in Burbank, California before starting her career professionally. Her resume indicates that she worked as a reporter, anchor, and producer for KIDK-TV.
She has also worked as a reporter and host at CitiCABLE, a government access cable television station for the City of Torrance, California, and for KOIN-TV in Portland, Oregon. She joined the FOX 11 team in March of 2012.
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Ethnicity and Nationality
Karapetyan is a native of Armenia and she is of Asian heritage. Nevertheless, she holds American nationality. She moved to the U.S. when she was seven years old and grew up in Palos Verdes Estates in California, USA.
She speaks English and Armenian fluently well as Russian and Spanish “conversationally.” Her family’s decision to move from their home country was influenced by a severe earthquake, a developing conflict with Azerbaijan, and the fall of the Soviet Union.
Following the earthquake that struck Los Angeles on March 17, 2014, Karapetyan penned the following: “Every time we have a shaker here in Southern California, I quickly remember being a kid. In 1988, when I was 6 years old, a catastrophic earthquake struck Gyumri, my hometown.”
Is araksya still on Good Day LA?
Yes! Karapetyan is still the co-anchor of Good Day LA.
How old is Araksya from Fox 11?
Araksya is 40 years old. She celebrates her birthday on the 27th of August every year.