Mike Marza Biography
Mike Marza (real name – Mike Marusarz) is an American Emmy Award-winning Anchor/Reporter working for WABC in New York City as a News Anchor/Reporter. He joined the station in June 2019.
Mike Marza Age / Birthday
Marza 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 30s.
Mike Marza Height / Measurements
Marza is of average body stature and stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 9 inches (1. 75 m).
Mike Marza Partner / Wife
Marza is married to Rhiannon Ally, an Emmy-award-winning Anchor/Reporter, and Author. They have both worked for KSHB-TV 41 Action News as news co-anchors. They tied the knot on October 9, 2008. Information about their wedding is unknown. They have been living under one roof for more than 15 years.
Mike Marza Kids / Children
Marza and his wife Rhiannon Ally are proud parents to their 3 children; Roman Marza (son), Natalia Marza (daughter), and Camila Marza (daughter). Roman is 8 years old as of 2022 having been born on January 20, 2014. Natalia is 4 years old as of 2022 having been born in October 2018. Camila is 6 years old as of 2022 having been born on January 6, 2016. The family happily lives in New York.
Mike Marza Family / Relatives
Marza 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.
Mike Marza Career
Marza serves at WABC Channel 7 Eyewitness News as a weekend morning anchor and general assignment reporter. Before joining the station, he served at KSHB-TV in Kansas City, where he worked as a primary evening news co-anchor of the 5 PM, 6:00 PM, and 10:00 PM weekday newscasts. This role made him win 2 consecutive Emmys for Best Anchor.
At KSHB, he was responsible for leading special coverage of the 3 visits of Donal Trump to Missouri. Also, he provided live coverage from the 2016 Vice President Debate in Virginia. In the year 2017, Marza got to interview the survivors of the tornadoes that devastated neighborhoods outside Kansas City. He provided a live report on a fatal mass shooting at a Kansas manufacturing plant, in the year 2016. Marza traveled to New York and Toronto to cover the 2015 Kansas City Royals World Series run, following the championship rally and parade in Kansas City in front of 800,000 fans.
While at KSHB, he also followed the Kansas City Chiefs to Foxborough, MA, and Pittsburgh, Penns, where he co-anchored the pre-and-post-game shows live for nationally televised games such as the AFC Championship at Arrowhead Stadium. Marza’s investigations tackled a rise in kids dying in hot cars which won an Emmy Award in the year 2018, a hidden danger inside clothes dryers, and a new effort to hunt bicycle thieves. Marza profiled the “French Blue Angels” (Patrouille de France), in which he traveled in a French fighter jet.
Before going to KSHB, Marza worked for WSVN-TV 7 News in Miami, Florida as a news anchor for the 4, 4:30, 5:30, and 6:30 PM weekday newscasts. There he also served as a news reporter for the 10 and 11 PM broadcasts. While at WSVN, he spent 5 hours straight of breaking news coverage during the Boston Marathon Bombing. Marza also covered the station’s special report on the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting. He provided a live report from the election watch party of Mitt Romney, during the presidential election in the year 2012. In the years 2013 and 2012, Marza provided live coverage of Miami Heat Championship celebrations.
Marza worked for ABC News in New York City as a Correspondent and freelance Anchor before joining WSVN. There he regularly anchored ABC News’s popular overnight broadcasts; “America This Morning” and “World News Now.” He also served as a fill-in reporter for the weekend editions of “ABC NewsOne,” “World News Now,” and “Good Morning America.”
Marza provided a live report on Dominique Strauss-Kahn’s (International Monetary Fund Chief) arrest in New York. The report aired on “Good Morning America.” He was also responsible for delivering live coverage across the globe when the FBI thwarted a Russian Spy ring in New York. Marza reported on the Times Square failed bombing attempt, the visit of Queen Elizabeth to New York City, and the ‘quitting’ of a JetBlue pilot who quit by sliding down the emergency slide of the plane.
Marza formerly served at the International Radio and TV Society of New York as a Summer Fellow. This organization is dedicated to guiding students who show their interest in media careers by placing them in highly sought-after internships. Marza holds the “Stephen K. Nenno Most Inspirational Fellow Award.” He likes spending his free time mentoring young aspiring journalists. When coming to Marza’s education, he is a graduate of the University of Missouri-Kansas City. He obtained a Bachelor of Arts in Communication Studies.
Mike Marza Salary
Marza receives an annual income ranging between $30,000 and $90,000.
Mike Marza Net Worth
Through Marza’s career as an Anchor/Reporter, he has been able to accumulate a net worth that ranges between $1 Million and $ 5 Million.
Mike Marza Name Change
Marza’s real name is Mike Marusarz. In June 2011, he changed his on-air second name to “Marza.” The reason for the name change was not mentioned.
Mike Marza Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Marza is active on his social media accounts. He has about 6.5K followers on his Facebook Page, about 6800 followers on his Twitter account, and around 4900 followers on his Instagram account.
Mike Marza WABC – ABC7NY
Marza works at WABC – ABC7NY where he works with his fellow colleagues who are anchors, reporters, and meteorologists and they include;
- N.J. Burkett
- Crystal Cranmore
- Naveen Dhaliwal
- Josh Einiger
- Lauren Glassberg
- Toni Yates
- Darla Miles
- CeFaan Kim
- Dan Krauth
- Chanteé Lans
- Heather O’Rourke
- Stacey Sager