Marcus Washington Biography
Marcus Washington is a skilled American journalist currently working for NCB Bay Area. Catch him at 11 alongside Laura Garcia.
Marcus Washington Age
He has not disclosed information regarding his date or year of birth. However, he seems to be in his 40s.
Marcus Washington Education
Washington’s career in media started while he was a student at the University of Memphis. After inquiring about reading news for Memphis’ WUMR-FM morning show.
Marcus Washington Height| Weight
He stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs
Marcus Washington Family
Washington was born in the united state, however, he has not revealed information regarding his family members. However, will update the information as soon as possible.
Marcus Washington Wife
He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information whether he is married or not. However, we will update this information as soon as possible.
Marcus Washington Children
Washington likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information whether he has children or not. However, we will update this information soon.
Marcus Washington NBC Bay Area
In addition to anchoring the morning newscasts, Marcus is the co-host of NBC Bay Area’s Race in America: The Conversation accompanied by Jessica Aguirre. The show inspects racial equity and social injustice and aims to bridge the divide between backgrounds and generations.
While working in “Charm City,” he covered a broad range of stories. But his life and approach to reporting were most deeply impacted by Freddie Gray’s death and its consequences. In the midst of Gray’s funeral, the political fallout, explosive disruption in the city, and community rebuilding, Marcus was there reporting live from the front lines and carried on the months that followed.
Prior to joining NBC Bay Area, Marcus served as anchor and reporter at WJZ (CBS) in Baltimore, Maryland. His careful and caring coverage of the unrest earned him an Emmy nomination. David Zurawik with the Baltimore Sun writes, “Marcus Washington again did solid and authoritative reporting for WJZ from Penn and North avenues, the epicenter of protests following the funeral of Gray last year.
Washington’s career in media started while he was a student at the University of Memphis. After inquiring about reading news for Memphis’ WUMR-FM morning show. On the third day of orientation, Marcus obtained an invitation from the station manager to fill in to host Thursday’s 4p-7p slot.
Marcus Washington Career
After just 5 minutes on-air, the station manager was so impressed with Marcus’ voice and personality that he walked into the DJ booth and told Marcus, “from now on, this is your slot”. From that moment, Marcus became one of the hosts of Memphis’ only jazz station. Dreams of becoming “one of the people who tells the news” came early for Marcus. He still recalls sitting in his living room. At the age of 5 and telling his mom, “I want to do that,” referring to the work of veteran Memphis journalist Joe Birch.
He is also praised (and delighted!) to be named one of “Nashville’s 25 Most Beautiful People” (per Lifestyles Magazine in 2011). And number fourteen among “The 50 Hottest Anchors in the World” (according to Buzzfeed.com in 2017). Marcus has been acknowledged by outlets like the Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post for his reporting. He went on to work as an associate producer in Memphis, Tennessee; and as a reporter in Nashville, Tennessee; Tulsa, Oklahoma; and Charlottesville, Virginia, all before his time in Baltimore.
Washington is a member of the Church of Christ, The National Association of Black Journalists, Incorporated, and Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity. He is excited too.
Marcus is also a member of The National Association of Black Journalists. Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, Incorporated, and the Church of Christ. He is excited to tour the Bay Area and all the great treasures especially the food community has to offer and music. Don’t hesitate to say hello if you see Marcus out.
Marcus Washington Salary
He has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000.
Marcus Washington Net Worth
He has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earned from his broadcasting career.
Marcus Washington’s Social Media Platforms
Washington is very active on social media platforms and has over 5.6k followers on Twitter, 3.2k followers on Instagram, and over 4k followers on Facebook.