Joel Connable was an American television host, news anchor, producer and reporter. Joel Connable is known for his work with an ABC affiliate in Seattle (KOMO-TV), Travel TV, Miami’s NBC6 and CBS-Los Angeles.
Joel Connable was born on February 5, 1973. His zodiac sign was Aquarius. He is from Roslyn, New York, on Long Island. He was also adopted in 1973 in New Orleans, Louisiana by his New York-based parents. He also attended Roslyn Public Schools. His brother’s name is Ben Connable.
This personality was the editor of his high school newspaper, The Hilltop Beacon. In high school, he won second prize in the Martin Luther King Jr. Heritage Project Essay Contest at Sagamore Hill National Historic Site.
Similarly, he attended the University of Southern California and majored in broadcast journalism at the Annenberg School for Communication. He also studied at Tulane University in New Orleans and Columbia University in New York.
This personality has had type 1 diabetes since she was 13 years old. That’s why he carried an insulin pump with him 24/7. In addition, he was named 2005 Volunteer of the Year by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation for his work in finding a cure for the disease.
Unfortunately further November 6, 2012, he died, reportedly from a seizure caused by a malfunctioning diabetes pump machine. That’s why he died at the age of 39.
working life and career
Joel Connable worked as a paramedic for the Nassau County Police Department. Similarly, he received his paramedic license from New York State and the New York City Medical Advisory Council in 1992. At St. Vincent’s Hospital Institute of Emergency Care, Joel was educated in Paramedic Class #12.
He also worked alone in a one-person ambulance, where he was assisted by police officers on emergency calls. The Nassau County Police Department operates the only full-time emergency service in Nassau County. He also volunteered as a captain/paramedic in Nassau County, New York for a local ambulance corps.
His first job in broadcasting was as a news anchor for CBS affiliate WLTX in Columbia, South Carolina. Each week, this personality presented a Golden Spatula to the one restaurant that received the highest rating. He also did a segment titled “Big Money Monday”. He went there with State Treasurer Grady Patterson to inform people that the state owed them money.
After three and a half years at News19, he was hired by CBS2/KCAL-TV in Los Angeles, California. This personality spent 3 years there as a reporter and then in 2005. Joel joined WTVJ, NBC’s Miami affiliate, as an evening news anchor.
This individual also worked as a consumer and investigation reporter, as an Early Today anchor on NBC News in New York, and as an MSNBC anchor. He also received several Emmy awards for his reporting. In addition, Joel has been honored by the Los Angeles Press Club and the Associated Press for his breaking news and reportage.
This personality married his longtime girlfriend, a paralegal Angela Shlyakhov 2 weeks before his death. There are no other details about his personal and dating life.
The information about his body statistics remains unknown. Therefore, he did not publish his body measurements until his death. However, he had blue eyes and dark brown hair color.
Social Media and Wealth
This personality was probably not active in any social network. Therefore he had a private lifestyle.
Unfortunately, the details of his salary and net worth. But as a TV presenter and with a good job, he could certainly have made a handsome amount of money.