Marcus Washington Biography
Marcus Washington is an American anchor and reporter working for NBC Bay Area in San Jose, California as a morning and midday news anchor. He joined the station in July 2017.
Marcus Washington Age / Birthday
Washington manages to keep information regarding his dates of birth away from the limelight. It is therefore not known when he celebrates his birthday and how old he is at the moment. Judging from his appearance, he might be in his 40s.
Marcus Washington Height / Measurements
Washington is of an average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 10 inches.
Marcus Washington Partner / Wife
Washington manages to keep information regarding whether he is married or not away from the public. However, we will update information about his spouse once it’s available.
Marcus Washington Kids / Children
Washington manages to keep information regarding whether he has any kids away from the limelight. However, we will update this information about his children once it’s available.
Marcus Washington Family / Relatives
Washington manages to keep information regarding his parents away from the limelight. Additionally, he shares no information regarding whether he has any siblings or not. We will update this information once it’s available.
Marcus Washington Education
Marcus Washington Career
Washington is an anchor and reporter at NBC Bay Area in California. He anchors “Today In The Bay” and “NBC Bay Area News at 11” with Laura Garcia. Washington is also a co-host of NBC Bay Area’s Race in America: The Conversation alongside Jessica Aguirre. The show explores racial equity and social injustice and attempts to bridge the divide between backgrounds and generations.
Prior to joining the NBC Bay Area team, he worked in Baltimore, Maryland for WJZ (CBS). While there, he served the station as a reporter and anchor. During his working time there, he covered major stories where his life and approach to reporting were most deeply impacted by Freddie Gray’s death and its aftermath. In the midst of Gray’s funeral, he reported live on explosive unrest in the city, the political fallout, and community rebuilding from the front lines and continued the months following
He developed his love and passion for journalism at a very young age. Washington recalls sitting in his living room at the age of 5 and telling his mom that he wants to do that, referring to the work of veteran Memphis journalist Joe Birch. His career began while in college after inquiring about reading news for Memphis’ WUMR-FM morning show. On his third day of orientation, he received an invitation from the station manager to fill in to host Thursday’s 4p-7p slot. His voice impressed the station manager and he told him, “from now on, this is your slot.” From then, he became one of the hosts of Memphis’ only jazz station.
His career also took him to Memphis, Tennessee to work as an associate producer, to Charlottesville, Virginia, to Tulsa, Oklahoma, and to Nashville, Tennessee to work as a reporter, all before his working time in Baltimore. Washington’s reporting helped him to be acknowledged by outlets like the Baltimore Sun and the Washington Post and was number fourteen among “The 50 Hottest Anchors in the World” (according to Buzzfeed.com in 2017). He was also named one of “Nashville’s 25 Most Beautiful People” (per Lifestyles Magazine in 2011).
Marcus Washington Salary
Washington receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Marcus Washington Net Worth
Through Washington’s career as an anchor and reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Washington’s great work has been recognized and he has earned several honors. His careful and caring coverage of the unrest earned him an Emmy nomination.
He is a member of the Church of Christ, Incorporated, Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity, and The National Association of Black Journalists. Washington enjoys all the great treasures the Bay Area has to offer especially the food, music, and community.
Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Washington is active on his social media accounts. He has about 9.4K followers on his Facebook Page and about 5,726 followers on his Twitter account.