Dave Carlin Biography, Age, Family, Education, CBS 2 , Salary, Net Worth

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Dave Carlin Biography

Dave Carlin is an American reporter for CBS 2 News who covers breaking news stories and major events in the Tri-State area. CBS 2 is the CBS owned-and-operated television station licensed to Los Angeles, California, United States. It serves as the network’s West Coast flagship outlet.

Carlin started his journalism career at KTBC-TV in Austin, Texas as a general assignment reporter. He then joined WHP-TV in Harrisburg, Pa as a weekday anchor. He served as an anchor/reporter at KSWB-TV in San Diego for six years, preceded by stints at CBS affiliates including KGMB-TV in Honolulu, Hawaii where he worked for 10 years as an anchor and reporter.

For his work, Carlin has earned an Emmy from The Academy of Television Arts and Sciences, a Golden Mike Award, and awards from the Society of Professional Journalists and The Associated Press.


His two favorite live reports for CBS 2 happened in Times Square: The New Year’s Eve Countdown and also the spontaneous celebration that erupted following the New York Giants’ victory over the New England Patriots at Super Bowl XLII.

A photo of Dave Carlin
A photo of Dave Carlin

He has also covered major national news stories and events in the past two decades including Hurricanes Hugo in South Carolina and Iniki on Kauai, Hawaii. He then covered the Space Shuttle Program, San Francisco Earthquake, Southern California wildfires, and the trial and execution of serial killer Ted Bundy in Florida.

Dave Carlin Age

Carlin was born in England but raised in Ithaca, NY. He has not yet disclosed his age nor his date of birth.

Dave Carlin Family

Carlin also spent part of his childhood in Ghana, West Africa where his father founded a school for deaf and blind children. He lives in Manhattan where he is thrilled to be back home in New York and close to his family and friends.

Dave Carlin Education

He attended the University of Texas at Austin.

Dave Carlin Salary

Carlin has been quickly rising in the journalism industry and the New York people are very familiar with him, his salary is however not revealed.

Dave Carlin Net Worth

Carlin’s net worth is not yet disclosed.

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