Kyung Lah is a Korean-American journalist currently working for CNN based in Los Angeles as a Senior National Correspondent. Sher joined the TV network in late 2005 and has covered the 2020 Democratic nomination for US President, allocated to covering both Sen. Kamala Harris and Sen. Amy Klobuchar. She previously worked for KNBC-TV in Los Angeles as a morning reporter and a midday anchor and as an on-air reporter for WWMT-TV in Michigan and WBBM-TV in Chicago as well as a reporter for KGTV-TV in San Diego.
Early Life and Education: Kyung Lah
Lah was born to her parents in Seoul, South Korea. She grew up in Streamwood, Illinois after her parents migrated to America when she was seven years old. However, there is no available information in regard to her parents or siblings. We will update this as soon as we have clear details. She was born in Seoul, South Korea, and raised in Streamwood, Illinois. Lah joined Hoffman High School in Hoffman Estates, Illinois where she completed her high school education in 1989. She later attended the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign where she graduated in 1993 with a bachelor’s degree in Journalism.
Age, Height and Nationality: Kyung Lah
Kyung Lah was born on August 27, 1971 in Seoul, South Korea. She is of South Korean Nationality. She is a beautiful lady who stands at a height of 5 feet 5 inches tall. Her age is 51 years.
Career: Kyung Lah
Lah began her career in 1993 as a desk assistant and field producer at WBBM-TV in Chicago. In 1994, she became an on-air reporter for WWMT-TV in Kalamazoo, Michigan. A year later, in 1995, she joined KGTV-TV in San Diego as a reporter. In January 2000, she returned to WBBM-TV as an on-air reporter. In early 2003, Lah moved to Los Angeles to take a job at KNBC-TV in Los Angeles, where she was a morning reporter and a midday anchor.
The Chicago Sun-Times reported at the time that Lah had turned down a “half-hearted (contract) renewal offer” from WBBM-TV. Despite receiving high praise from management, Lah was allegedly fired from KNBC-TV in Los Angeles in March 2005 for an alleged affair with her field producer Jeff Soto. They were both married at the time and Lah’s husband also worked for NBC in the Los Angeles area. In late 2005, Lah joined CNN Newsource as a Washington, D.C.-based correspondent. In November 2007, Lah became CNN’s Tokyo-based correspondent. A Japanese interpreter always accompanied her. On June 27, 2012, Lah left her post in Japan for a position at the CNN bureau in Los Angeles.
Husband: Kyung Lah
She is married to her beloved husband, Curtis Vogel who currently works as a TV Producer and has also worked at NBC. He serves as the Vice President at Edendale Strategies. The couple has been married for quite some time now although their exact wedding day is currently unavailable. Lah and Curtis welcomed their firstborn daughter in 2001. In 2005, there were rumors about Lah having an extramarital affair with her field producer, Jeff Soto while working at KNBC-TV. At that time, they were both married to their respective spouses. However, these rumors were proven to be false.
Kyung and her Husband have two children together. She welcomed her firstborn daughter in the year 2001. However, there is no much available information in regard to her daughter. We will update this as soon as we have any helpful facts.
Lah has received numerous awards including a local Emmy for Investigative reporting. Best Criminal Justice/ Legal Affairs award from the San Diego press club and recognition from the Associated Press and the Michigan Association of Broadcasters.
Lah has an estimated net worth of around $2 million. She earns a good salary from CNN. She earns a average salary ranging between $104762 to $111760.
She is active on Social Media. She is on Instagram with username @kyunglahcnn and has around 9k followers on her account. Kyung is also on Twitter with username @KyungLahCNN and has 68k followers on her Twitter account. She shares journalism tweets very often.