When it comes to journalism in the United States of America, it goes without saying that local television is the bedrock of news delivery to a majority of the American populace, particularly in non-major cities. This bedrock has been built on the back of talented journalists, some of which have gone on to work for the Cable News Networks while others, like Anna Gilligan, have simply moved on to other roles.
During her years as a local news reporter, Anna Gilligan worked for Fox 5 in New York City as an entertainment reporter. Her career in the world of journalism also saw her work briefly for the cable news network, and Fox News Channel.
Although she is no longer a permanent fixture onscreen on either local or cable news, there is still plenty to learn about Anna Gilligan and we have some interesting facts you should know below but first, read about her background.
Who is Anna Gilligan?
Before learning all six interesting facts about the entertainment reporter, here is a quick reintroduction to who she is. Anna Gilligan was born sometime in 1981 in the United States where she was raised by her birth parents along with her only known sibling, Kate Gilligan.
Details about her growth from middle school to high school and eventually college where she earned her qualifications as a journalist remain unknown but through years of academic brilliance and dedication to her work, she was able to build a career in the news industry working her way from being a reporter for a local news station to serving as a reporter/host for a major cable news network.
Six Things You Need To Know About Her
1. She is a seasoned journalist
Anna Gilligan’s mention among public personalities was earned through a successful career working as a journalist. We couldn’t tell if she worked for other news organizations before she joined Fox 5 in New York City but she ultimately earned her popularity working as an entertainment reporter for the channel, reporting on the show, Good Day New York.
Aside from her time working for Fox 5, Anna Gilligan also worked for FoxBusiness.com, where she served as a host for the show, Meettheboss and a former host of the show, Fast Track. Her career with Fox also included serving as a producer for Fox News Channel as well as being a regular guest on the late-night talk show, Red Eye with Greg Gutfeld.
Aside from her career with Fox, she has also worked for other media organizations like AKC TV. Anna has also hosted the show, Shark Attack Experiment Live.
2. Relationship and Marriage
To those who have seen her work and may have taken interest in the former entertainment reporter, it might very well be too late because Anna Gilligan is a married woman. She is married to a fellow journalist, Steve Lacy. The two of them got married on the 18th of October 2015. Her husband, Steve, was a former co-worker at Fox 5 News where he worked as an anchor for the news outlet.
Their wedding was announced during the show, Good Day New York on the 13th of October, 2015. Since getting married, Anna and Steve have remained together and they share a dog, a golden doodle.
Before dating and eventually marrying Steve Lacy, Anna used to be in a relationship with Steve Guttenberg.
3. What is Anna Gilligan’s Net Worth?
Anna worked in the journalism industry for a long time and along with her earnings as a model, a profession she has turned to since quitting her media profession, she has been able to amass a net worth of $2 million.
Through her earnings and her modest net worth, combined with her husband’s net worth, Anna and her husband have been able to live a luxurious life, including living in a large home in Brooklyn.
4. Her Height and Weight
Those who have seen Anna work on any of the shows she has appeared on can testify to the fact she is a beautiful woman. Her beauty is apparent via a body with a height of 5 feet 4 inches and a bodyweight of 76kg which gives her an admirable body figure. Aside from her height and weight, Anna Gilligan also has other attractive features like blonde hair and brown colored eyes.
5. Anna is allergic to Cats
There is a famous saying that there are two kinds of people in the world, cat people and dog people. Anna Gilligan strongly belongs in the dog people category and it is simply not a question of preference either. The former reporter is allergic to the feline species.
6. Social Media Presence
If you are looking to interact with Anna Gilligan, you might have a chance of doing so via her social media platforms on Twitter and Instagram. The former entertainment reporter has a Twitter account, (@anna_gilligan) and an Instagram account (@annagilligan).