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Ruth Todd Biography
Ruth Todd is a political consultant and communications strategist based in Utah, USA. She previously worked in television for KTVX ABC4. Her last broadcast was on 28 February, 2007 after her five-year contract with the network expired.
She graduated from Brigham Young University with a degree in Communications.
After graduation, Ruth began her career in politics as a press secretary for Congressman Jim Hansen. She then worked for Utah Governor Mike Leavitt as his deputy press secretary and later as his communications director.
Ruth Todd Age
Todd was born in 1961 in Phoenix Arizona. She is about 58-59 years old as of 2019.
Ruth Todd Family
Todd has not disclosed information concerning her family.
Ruth Todd Husband
Todd is married to Salt Lake attorney Bryan Todd with whom he has five children.
Ruth Todd ABC 4
Todd joined the ABC4 news team in December 2001, but first appeared on-air April 15, 2002 as the station’s lead female anchor.
Ruth joined News 4 Utah as co-anchor of “ABC 4 News” at 10 p.m. At ABC 4, she was first paired with veteran Salt Lake news anchor Randall Carlisle. Terry Wood became Ruth’s co-anchor at 10. From 1994 to 1996, Todd, Carlisle and Wood were all late-night competitors on different stations (On channels 5, 4 and 2, respectively) in 2004.
Ruth and Wood both worked at KSL, with Wood co-anchoring with former KTVX anchor Kim Johnson in 2001. The duo later became primary anchors for KTVX, competing against former KSL colleagues, Nourse and Nadine Wimmer.
Ruth Todd Other Appearances
She appeared as herself, along with co-anchor Carlisle, during a news segment in the LDS film The R.M., directed by Kurt Hale and starring Kirby Heyborne in 2003.
Todd was also a celebrity volunteer at the annual Easter Egg Roll at the White House in Washington, D.C. She worked with the March of Dimes, the Easter Seals, the Muscular Dystrophy Association, and numerous other organizations. Todd has been the Salt Lake Spokesperson for “Family Now,” Chairperson of the United Way’s Women in Leadership Committee, and board member of the Visual Arts Institute in Salt Lake City.
Todd works annually for the Primary Children’s Medical Center, the American Heart Association and the American Cancer Society and also ran the St. George Marathon in 2001.
Ruth Todd Past News Team Members
Todd has had various past news member who include;
♦Terry Wood, Marti Skold, Wesley Ruff (2007) ABC4 News at 10 (KTVX)
♦Terry Wood, Dan Pope, Wesley Ruff (2004–07) ABC4 News at 10 (KTVX)
♦Randall Carlisle, Dan Pope, Wesley Ruff (2002–04) ABC 4 News at 10 (KTVX)
♦Dick Nourse, Mark Eubank, Tom Kirkland (1998–2001) Eyewitness News at 10 (KSL)
♦Bruce Lindsay, Mark Eubank (1997–99) Eyewitness News Live at 5 (KSL)
♦Dick Nourse, Mark Eubank, Craig Bolerjack (1994–98) Eyewitness News at 10 (KSL)
♦Brian Mullahy (1993–94) Eyewitness News at Noon (KSL)
♦Steve Eagar (1992–93) Eyewitness News at Noon (KSL)
Ruth Todd Salary
The Salt Lake City television news anchor’s salary is not yet disclosed.
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