Michael Wooten Bio, Wiki, WGRZ, Age, Education, Height, Family, Wife, Children, and Career

Michael Wooten Biography

Michael Wooten is a skilled American and an Emmy and Murrow Award-winning journalist, who is currently working at WGRZ Channel 2 News as an anchor and is managing editor at 2 On Your Side.

Michael Wooten Age

How old is Wooten? He is around 40 years old as of 2023. His age is currently not available, research is ongoing will update it as soon as it is available.

Michael Wooten Education

He attended Marshall University (Go Herd!) on the prestigious Yeager Scholarship and graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors, earning a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Michael also studied at Oxford University in England and at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid, Spain.

Michael Wooten Height|Weight

Wooten stands on an average height of 5 feet 7 inches and weighs around 70kgs.

Michael Wooten Family

Wooten is the son of Mike Wooten however, his mother’s name is not yet revealed. He was brought up alongside his sister names Miranda McCarthy and has two nieces and a nephew known as Braxton McCarthy

Michael Wooten
Michael Wooten

Michael Wooten Wife|Married

Wooten likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship.

Michael Wooten Children

He likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he has children. This information will be updated as soon as it is available.

Michael Wooten WGRZ

Wooten started his broadcasting career at NBC affiliate WSAZ-TV, where he worked as a producer prior to becoming a reporter and weekend evening anchor. The most remarkable story in his home state was sitting down with then-Senators Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton on the same day. Michael was the station’s political reporter, so he interviewed dozens of national politicians during the intense 2008 primary and general election campaigns.

In 2009, before the crash of Continental Flight 3407, Wooten was located in Buffalo and the first story he covered was in Western New York. In the years that followed, he had the chance of reporting on the families’ multiple journeys to Washington, D.C., where they fought for tougher airline regulations to prevent another tragedy.

Wooten originates from a small town in West Virginia. He attended Marshall University (Go Herd!) on the prestigious Yeager Scholarship and graduated Summa Cum Laude with Honors, earning a degree in Broadcast Journalism. Michael also studied at Oxford University in England and at Universidad Antonio de Nebrija in Madrid, Spain.

Michael Wooten Career

Additionally, Wooten has covered some of the huge stories in the country over the past years. In July 2012, he covered the Aurora, Colorado movie theater massacre. Michael did dozens of live reports for sister stations across the country. He also reported from Chardon, Ohio after the school shooting; from Little Rock, Arkansas following a hurricane; from the Denver area for flooding in 2013; from Washington, D.C. during “Snowmageddon” and from Houston in 2017 for the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey.

Having covered a report about hydraulic fracturing, or fracking, in New York State, he was awarded an Emmy and also nominated for several other Emmy awards and has won multiple Associated Press awards, including two for Best Enterprise Reporting and one for Best Continuing Coverage. In 2015, WGRZ won a regional Edward R. Murrow award for Michael’s investigative reporting on “Cell Phone Spying” at the Erie County Sheriff’s Office. His work donated to another regional Edward R. Murrow award for innovation in 2018.

Michael Wooten Salary|Net Worth

Wooten has an estimated salary ranging between $70,000 – $125,000 and has an estimated net worth of $1 Million -$5 Million which he earns from his career.

Frequently asked questions about Wooten

Who is Wooten?

Wooten is a skilled American and an Emmy and Murrow Award-winning journalist, who is currently working at WGRZ Channel 2 News as an anchor and is managing editor at 2 On Your Side.

Is Wooten Married?

Wooten likes to keep his personal life private, hence he has not disclosed information about whether he is in a relationship.

Where does Wooten Live?

He lives in Buffalo near Downtown. He’s a big sports fan, loves WNY summers, and enjoys traveling throughout Western New York and around the world.

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