Who is Venton Blandin?
Venton Blandin is an American journalist working at ABC15 Arizona as a reporter. He joined the station in November 2021 with an experience of nearly three decades in the field of journalism as well as experience working with the U.S Department of Justice. Throughout his career, he has won several awards including two Regional Edward R. Murrow recipient, four Emmy nominations, and several awards from the Associated Press.
Venton Blandin Age
Blandin was born in the United States, he has not shared his age, birthday, or the year he was born. This section will be updated as soon as possible.
Venton Blandin Height
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Venton Blandin Family
Blandin was born and raised by his parents in the United States. Information about his family and childhood including his parents and siblings is not available. This section will be updated as soon as information about his parents is available.
Venton Blandin Wife
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Venton Blandin Education
Blandin graduated from Bowie State University with a major in liberal arts and sciences, general studies and humanitarians.
Venton Blandin Salary
Blandin annual salary is estimated to be between $70 k and $100 k. His exact salary figure is still not available but will be updated soon.
Venton Blandin Net Worth
Blandin has an estimated net worth ranging between $100 k – $500 k. He has earned this figure from his successful journalism career. His exact net worth figure will be updated soon.
Venton Blandin ABC15 Arizona Career
Blandin started his career at NBC Universal as an assignment editor in January 1999. Three years later, he joined Hearst Television in Baltimore, Maryland where he served as an assignment reporter. He has worked in the United States Marine Corps, Gray Television, WCIV and WHNT as a news reporter until 2014.
He joined the Sinclair Broadcast Group in June 2014 as a general assignment reporter on a full time basis. Three years later, he moved to St. Louis, Missouri and joined KMOV-TV where he served as a general assignment reporter. He had multiple roles such as managing original storytelling assignments while preserving interaction and excellent rapport with the majority of external contacts.
He was also responsible for advising all levels of management on potential public reaction to coverage, as well as keeping an active presence on social media channels. He also took an aggressive approach to breaking news on the station’s website, app, and across all social media channels, as well as generating original pieces from news tips.
He began working as the director of communications for the United States Department of Justice in August 2020. The role required him to engage people in areas across 51 counties and to collaborate with the men and women who work for 249 law enforcement agencies. He attended law enforcement and prosecution-related activities on behalf of the U.S. Attorney.
Blandin was appointed Governor of The National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences in January 2022. He contributes his voice to the Rocky Mountain Southwest branch of the National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences. He also meets on a regular basis to discuss student scholarship prospects, strategies to acknowledge working journalists, and fundraising. He also works at ABC15 as a news reporter since joining the station in November 2021.