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Sal Castaneda Bio, KTVU FOX 2, Height, Age, Relatives, Spouse, Salary, and Net Worth


Sal Castaneda Biography

Sal Castaneda is an American in the journalism field working for KTVU FOX 2 as the traffic anchor since 1992. He first joined the station as an on-the-air contributor to Mornings on 2 in the early 1990s. Before joining the station, he worked for multiple radio and TV stations in the Bay region.

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Sal Castaneda Height

Castaneda stands at a rough height of 5 feet and 7 inches.

Sal Castaneda Age

Castaneda keeps his birthdate and year away from the limelight. Thus, it is not when Castaneda celebrates his birthday. Nonetheless, we will update this information once available.

Personal Life

Sal Castaneda Relatives and Family

Castaneda has a younger sister who gave the commencement address for the U.C. Berkeley Haas School Of Business at the Greek Theatre on campus in May 2023. He loves living in the Bay region since his extended family is here. Regardless, he keeps more information regarding his family and relatives away from the public eye. However, we will update this information once it’s available to the public.

Sal Castaneda Spouse and Children

Castaneda tied the knot with Daragh Adamson in 2010. According to, they met in 2000 during a Giants game when she was working as an emergency medical technician at the park. Because of conflicting schedules, they couldn’t arrange to meet and continued with their separate lives.

Nonetheless, in 2007, he discovered her relationship status was single on a social media platform. This prompted him to invite her out, leading to his proposal to her on Twin Peaks in 2008. The couple has two daughters and lives in the East Bay with them. Their daughter, Sienna, was born in March 2015 and is 9 years old.

On March 9, 2015, KTVU congratulated him and his wife for welcoming their baby safely to the world via a Facebook post. Castaneda enjoys spending time with his family and exploring the region with them while on trips. His hobbies include listening to music, DJing, taking pictures, and following local sports teams.

Sal Castaneda Education

Castaneda received his high school diploma from Archbishop Riordan High School in San Francisco before enrolling at the University of California, Berkeley. He finished his studies there, earning his Bachelor’s degree in Political science and Government.

Professional Life

Sal Castaneda Career

Castaneda serves KTVU FOX 2 as the traffic anchor. He first joined the station as an on-the-air contributor to Mornings on 2. Before joining the station, he worked for multiple radio and TV stations in the Bay region. Over the course of his career he has broadcasted numerous different stories as a traffic reporter and as a general assignment news reporter.

Castaneda obtained an Emmy Award for broadcasting the 2014 Napa Earthquake. In addition, he won an AP award for providing coverage for the debut of the new Bay Bridge Eastern Span. While in the Bay region as a general assignment news reporter, he has broadcasted many stories including crime, transportation, and San Francisco politics. 

Castaneda’s news career started when he worked off-screen as an intern. Next, he worked for multiple Bay Area news stations as a news writer. Ultimately, he transitioned from radio to TV when he attained his initial TV job at KTVU in 1995. Before that, he worked as a radio DJ in San Francisco at LIVE 105 FM in the early 1990s. 

Sal Castaneda Net Worth

Castaneda has garnered a net worth ranging from $1 million to $6 million during his successful career as a journalist

Sal Castaneda Salary

Castaneda receives an approximate annual salary of $110, 000 which he earns working as a traffic anchor.

Sal Castaneda Social Media

Castaneda has active social media platforms i.e. Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. He has a following of over 20K on Facebook, a following of over 9K on Instagram, and a following of over 30.5K on Twitter.

Sal Castaneda KTVU FOX 2

At KTVU FOX 2, Castaneda works alongside his fellow anchors, reporters, and meteorologists such as;