Who is Journalist Stephanie Vigil?
Stephanie Vigil is an American journalist working at KHQ-TV as an anchor since 1997. She anchors weekdays at 5 p.m., 6 p.m., and 11 p.m. and during special events, like the Bloomsday race and Lilac Parade.
She is also an adjunct professor at Gonzaga University and the author of Reputation by Design.
Stephanie Vigil Age
Vigil is in her 50s. she has however not shared her age, birthday, or the year she was born. This section will be updated as soon as possible.
Vigil is of average height. She has not shared her height measurements. Her height, weight, and other body measurements will be updated soon.
Stephanie Vigil Parents
Vigil was born and raised by her parents in the United States. Information about her family and childhood including her parents and siblings is not available. This section will be updated as soon as information about her parents is available.
Stephanie Vigil Husband
Stephanie is married to her husband Jay Underwood. Jay and Vigil got married on March 3, 2012, on the beach in Maui. Vigil and her husband live with their two sons in Inland.
Stephanie Vigil Education
Vigil graduated from California State University- Sacramento and later joined Gonzaga University where she graduated with a master’s degree in communications and leadership.
Stephanie Vigil Salary
Vigil’s annual salary is estimated to be between $ 20 k and $ 100 k. Her exact salary figure is still not available but will be updated soon.
Stephanie Vigil’s Net Worth
Vigil has an estimated net worth ranging between $50 k – $200 k. She has earned this figure from her successful journalism career. Her exact net worth figure will be updated soon.
Stephanie Vigil Anchor
Vigil started her journalism career at KOVR Channel 13 in Sacramento, California. She worked for almost four years as a general assignment reporter from February 1993 to January 1997.
Before joining KOVR, she spent two years working as a traffic reporter, the job she had one year after receiving her bachelor’s degree from California State University-Sacramento.
Stephanie Vigil KHQ
Vigil moved to Spokane in 1997, when she became KHQ’s morning anchor alongside Dan Kleckner. In 2000, as a team, Stephanie and Dan were promoted to the main anchor positions, where you can see them today.
She now anchors weekdays at 5, 6, and 11 pm and during special events, like the Bloomsday race and Lilac Parade. What’s more, she is also a proud winner of the prestigious Edward R. Murrow award and several Emmy awards.
She has been named “Best News Anchor” in the Inlander “Best of the Inland Northwest” poll for the past five years and was named “Best News Anchor” by Spokane Magazine for three years running.
The stories that have changed Vigil the most are those concerning children. More so, she finds joy in helping to make a difference in the lives of others.
She loves helping with fundraising efforts for the Vanessa Behan Crisis Nursery, 2nd Harvest Food Bank, the Mark Rypien Foundation, Ronald McDonald House, Catholic Charities Caring for Kids, Morning Star Boys Ranch, and the YWCA.
Stephanie Vigil Leaving KHQ
Vigil announced that she will be taking a sabbatical leave from October to spend more time with her grown-up sons. She revealed that she will be back on air in January 2023.
She recently celebrated 25 years on KHQ on July 7, 2022.
Stephanie Vigil Book
Vigil co-authored a book entitled “Reputation by Design” with Colleen McMahon who is an associate professor of integrated media at Gonzaga University.
The book is based on material from the course she teaches at Gonzaga, which is called Image and Reputation Management.
“I wanted to design a class they didn’t have yet, It turned out to be an instant hit with my students, and they suggested this was material that needed to be taught to a larger audience.”
Colleen her co-author has two textbooks of her own. She agreed to help Stephanie with additional research and writing of her book. The book was published through Iowa-based publisher Kendall Hunt Publishing Co. and released on July 19, 2019.
Vigil Short Bio
- Full name: Stephanie Vigil
- Age: To be updated
- Date of Birth: To be updated
- Height: To be updated
- Weight: To be updated
- Parents: To be updated
- Siblings: To be updated
- Husband: Jay Underwood
- Children: sons
- Education: California State University- Sacramento, Gonzaga University
- Occupation: Journalist
- Salary: $ 20 k and $ 100 k
- Net Worth: $50 k – $200 k