Carol Marin Biogarphy|Profile
Carol Marin is a skilled American and print journalist based in Chicago, Illinois. In addition, Marin started her journalism career in 1972 at WBIR-TV in Knoxville, Tennessee working as a reporter, anchor, and assistant news director.
Carol Marin Age|Birthday
How old is Marin? She is aged 74 years old as of 2023. Marin was born on October 10, 1948, in United State. She celebrates her birthday on October 10 every year.
Carol Marin Education
She studied at Palatine High School and later graduated from the University of Illinois. In 1997, she earned the Peabody Award for her body of work and also is the recipient of the 2002 Gracie Award from American Women in Radio & Television.
Carol Marin Height|Weight
She stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 60kgs
Carol Marin Family
She is the daughter of Odessa and Daniel Martin. Her father was an autoworker for General Motors Corporation in Detroit. Marin’s brother-in-law Garrick Utley also states about their happy family, that both husband and wife are the amazing personas made for each other. Her husband is a Historian of World War 2nd and additionally an author named Jonathan Utley.
Carol Marin Husband|Married
She is happily married to Jonathon Utley, is her first and current husband, who is a World War II historian and author, and Professor at the University of Tennessee. She has been in her marriage for 43 years now, and the family is blessed with one child Joshua Anthony Utley-Marin who was born safe and healthy. They currently reside in Chicago. This couple has great trust and bonding with each other so there is no way that they are going to get a divorce.
Carol Marin Children|Son
Marin and her husband are blessed with one child Joshua Antony, hence she has not disclosed information regarding her son. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.
Carol Marin Career
She relocated to WSM-TV in Nashville, where she was instrumental in the investigative reporting that ultimately led to the ouster and indictment of then-Tennessee Governor Ray Blanton
in 1976. In 1978, Marin landed a job at NBC-owned and operated station, WMAQ-TV, in Chicago, where she worked for almost two decades. On May 1, 1997, she resigned from her position as 6 and 10 p.m. news anchor in protest of the station’s decision to give Jerry Springer a commentary segment on the evening news program that she anchored; her co-anchor Ron Magers resigned a few weeks later for the same reason.
Moreover, after the two anchors left the station, ratings plummeted and Springer quit. Two months later, Marin and producer Don Moseley were hired by CBS News. In a dual assignment, she worked as a network correspondent and an investigative reporter for WBBM-TV, the CBS station in Chicago. From 1997to 2002, Marin reported for the CBS News programs 60 Minutes, 60 Minutes II, and Evening News with Dan Rather.
Marin and Moseley left CBS to form an independent documentary company, Marin Corp Productions. They produced programs for CNN and The New York Times/Discovery Channel since 2002. In addition, Corp Productions is housed at DePaul University) where they guide aspiring DePaul journalism students through internships. In 2004, Marin returned to WMAQ-TV, where she is the station’s political editor. Marin has been the political columnist for the Chicago Sun-Times since 2004. Furthermore, she also signed on as a contributor to Chicago Tonight on WTTW, a public broadcasting station in Chicago in 2006. She often moderates panels on politics.
Carol Marin Salary|Net Worth
She has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which she earned from her broadcasting career.
Carol Marin Social Media Platforms
Marin is very active on social media platforms and has over 35.6k followers on Twitter, 500 followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.