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Art Rascon Biography

Art Rascon is an El Paso, Texas-based journalist who has been a news anchor for KTRK-TV since 1998. He served as a CBS News correspondent on projects such as overseas reporting for Dan Rather’s CBS Evening News and 48 Hours.

Art Rascon Age

 How old is Art? Rascon is 59 years old as of 2021. He was born on 4 December 1962 in El Paso, Texas, United States of America.

Art Rascon Age Education

He graduated from Green Mountain High School just outside Denver, he later returned to his studies at Brigham Young University (BYU) in Utah.

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Art Rascon Height | Measurements

He stands at a height of 5ft 7in, however, details about his other body measurements will be updated as soon as possible.

Art Rascon Family | Parents

He was raised by his parents, in El Paso, Texas, United States of America, apparently, he has not provided any information about his siblings or family in general. It is unknown whether he had siblings, and the identity of his father and mother is still unknown. He has kept the public in the dark about his childhood.

Art Rascon Wife | Married

Rascon is happily married to his wife Patti Rascon, together they have five sons. Jacob Rascon, one of Art’s five sons, is a reporter at rival station KPRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Houston. He also has another son namely Matt Rascon.

Art Rascon Children | Son

The due is blessed with five sons, one of Art’s five sons, Jacob Rascon, one of his sons is a reporter at rival station KPRC-TV, the NBC affiliate in Houston.

Art Rascon’s Net Worth

His estimated net worth ranges between $500k – $1 million.

Art Rascon Books

  • The Heart of the News on October 17, 2007.
  • On Assignment: The Stories Behind The Stories August 1998.

Art Rascon KTRK-TV | Career

Rascon is an El Paso, Texas-based journalist who has worked as a news anchor for KTRK-TV since 1998. Rascon graduated from Green Mountain High School and went on to Brigham Young University-Idaho. Rascon began his television career as an associate producer and reporter for PBS affiliate KBYU-TV in Provo, Utah, and subsequently for ABC affiliate KTVX-TV in Salt Lake City, in 1983. Rascon moved to Texas in 1985 and worked as a producer, reporter, and anchor for NBC affiliate KRBC-TV in Abilene until August 1987, then for ABC affiliate KVIA-TV in El Paso until 1988, and for NBC affiliate KMOL-TV (now WOAI-TV) in San Antonio until August 1989, when he became a reporter for KABC-TV in Los Angeles.

Rascon covered a variety of stories, including brush fires, riots, and other natural catastrophes in California, as well as high-profile events like the O.J. Simpson, Rodney King, and Lyle and Erik Menendez trials, the Branch Davidian standoff, and the 1992 Los Angeles riots. Rascon later worked as a CBS Evening News correspondent in Miami. While there, he covered key events in the Southeast United States, Mexico, and the Caribbean, as well as a variety of stories from Cuba and South and Central America. Rascon also covered the bombing in Oklahoma City, as well as wars and disturbances in Haiti, Peru, and Mexico, as well as hurricanes in the region.

Rascon came to Houston’s ABC affiliate, KTRK-TV, in 1998. Now working as the lead anchor for the 11 a.m., 5 p.m., and 6 p.m. newscasts at the station. He has covered events and conflicts in the United States and abroad, including those in the Middle East, Iraq, Serbia, Kosovo, Bosnia and Herzegovina, and Central America. He covered the murder attempt on Pope John Paul II, three Papal Conclaves, and Papal Elections. He has covered the immigration issue extensively, following toddlers, teenagers, and adults from El Salvador, Honduras, and Guatemala all the way to the United States border. Rascon has reported from the scene of more than a dozen major hurricanes and has executive produced and reported numerous half-hour Special Reports on a variety of themes.