Josh Landon Biography
Josh Landon is a renowned American journalist currently working at FOX 2 News as an anchor/reporter. He works at Fox 2 News serving his viewers of metro Detroit, his hometown. Landon was born in the City of Detroit, raised on the City’s east side, attended Denby High School, and received his degree in journalism from Eastern Michigan University.
Josh Landon Career
Landon began his career in broadcasting as an assistant newsroom assistant at WLNS-TV6 in Lansing, Michigan. Later on, he worked in Florida in Fort Myers, he also worked as a freelance at WTVJ in Miami. Moreover, he worked at WRIC-TV8 in Richmond, Virginia as a fill-in-anchor. Now, he is back in his home state. His mother told him the importance of knowing what is happening around him during his childhood, and he had a passion for local news.
Landon recalls at the age of 4 or 5 years they were at the Detroit International Auto Show, while in the car viewing, suddenly a news crew approached them and Interviewed them. It was a nice experience that he remembers up to date.
In addition, he recalls when he was a kid walking around Eastland Mall, he noticed a meteorologist shopping with his children and followed them until he got his attention, the man introduced himself, shook his hand, and wished him a good day.
Moreover, at the age of 15 years, he had his first job at McDonald’s outside Eastland Mall. He worked in the drive-thru one day, a time when a news crew passed through to grab food.
As well, he has run into local TV personalities on more than one occasion while a child, he truly believes it has been God’s plan for him to take journalism as a profession.
Josh realized broadcast journalism would be his career path at the age of 19. During his sophomore of college at EMU, he was a secondary education major and conversed with a college friend about her internships at FOX 2 NEWS and the radio station 97.9. She told him her experiences and decided to give it a shot.
He is glad he did it. From the time he saw anchors and reporters doing their jobs, he was officially hooked and he knew it was the right job for him. It took him about 8 years in the business, working in different cities before finally coming back home. He is so happy to be back in the city he loves so dearly.
Josh Landon Age
Landon was born and raised in Detroit, the United States of America. He has managed to keep his personal life private, therefore he has not revealed the year and month he was born. No information is available regarding when he celebrates his birthday.
Josh Landon Family
Landon has a cousin known as Andre and a young sister who is 30 years old. More information about his family is under review.
Josh Landon Wife
Landon likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about his relationship status. No information about him being in any past relationship with anyone. There are no reports of him having any kids as of now.
Josh Landon Height
Landon stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 8 inches tall.
Josh Landon Net Worth
Landon has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million – $5 Million through his successful career as a journalist.
Josh Landon Salary
Information about how much Landon earns at Fox 5 News is currently under review. We are keeping tabs close to update this field.
Josh Landon Awards
- 2018 Reginal Emmy Award; Societal Concerns – news Feature
- 2013 Regional Emmy Award; Best Crime/Single Story or Series
- 2010 VAPB Award; Best Coverage of a Spot News Story