DeMarco Morgan is a news anchor, reporter, and TV news presenter, and is successfully handling a journalism career. He has been involved in professional tasks since his college days, beginning with an internship for KOTV. Despite being an anchor for various news channels, he has also experienced the field of teaching.
DeMarco was born on 27th November 1978 in Tulsa, Oklahoma. Morgan is a graduate of Booker T. Washington High School, based in Tulsa, Oklahoma. During his education at the same school, he received his internship at KOTV. Later in 2001, he received his degree in the Bachelor of Science from Jackson State University, Mississippi. He is a graduate with a master’s degree from Jackson State University, Mississippi. While still in college for his master’s, he co-founded the J-School’s student chapter of the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) and got himself interned with CBS Evening News and 48 Hours. Eventually, he was named a Fred Friendly Scholar, Dupont Scholar, and CBS Scholar.
DeMarco Morgan Career
Morgan started working professionally while in college and working for his master’s degree, simultaneously. During the initial stage of his career, he covered the September 11 attacks. For a short duration, he was also a teacher, teaching journalism and English at Jackson State University (for two years) and Milwaukee Area Technical College, respectively. After completing his degrees (graduation), Morgan had his first job with CBS affiliate WJTV based in Jackson, Mississippi.
In 2004, he worked as the co-anchor alongside Portia Young for nearly three years for ABC affiliate WISN. after three years in 2007, he joined NBC station WTVJ in Miami and worked as a reporter and anchor. After one year in December 2008, he became the weekend anchor and worked for NBC’s flagship station in New York, WNBC, and side by side, he worked as the cut-in anchor for MSNBC. Then in January 2012, he joined another media outlet called WXIA (Atlanta’s NBC affiliate), where he used to co-anchor the show at 6 p.m. on weeknights with Brenda Wood and the 11 PM show for nightly broadcast.
In April 2019, it was announced by the media outlet that Morgan would be joining the CBS station KCBS in Los Angeles on 6th May 2019 and will work as weekday morning anchor for the timings – 4:30 to 7:00 am and 11:00 am, alongside Suzanne Marques. During the COVID-19 lockdown, he worked as the newscast, and weekend news anchor, for a CBS station based in New York. As of December 2022, Morgan is working for ABC News.
DeMarco Morgan is available on various social media profiles including Instagram, Twitter, and LinkedIn. He has also been highlighted by the IMDb page, known for the list of episodes like The Talk, CBS Saturday Morning, CBS Evening News Sunday, etc.
DeMarco Morgan Biography
|Real Name||DeMarco Morgan|
|Birth Date||27 November 1978|
|Age (as of 2023)||44 Years|
|Birth Place||Tulsa, Oklahoma, United States|
|College||Columbia University, Jackson State University, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism|
|Height||in feet inches – 5’ 8” – in Centimeters – 173 cm|
|Weight||in Kilograms – 86 kg – in Pounds – 189 lbs|
|Hair Color||Dark Brown|
|Eye Color||Dark Brown|
|Marital Status||In Relation|
|Is he a Gay?||Yes|
|Who is his boyfriend?||–|
DeMarco is a member of the LGBTQ community and he openly accepted this in his book “I Can’t Date Jesus” in 2018. Although, he didn’t make any public announcement regarding the same yet. We also couldn’t find any evidence of him being in any kind of relationship in the pas as well.
DeMarco Morgan Net Worth
DeMarco Morgan is the news anchor known for his CBS reporting and ABC news. He is surely earning well because of his long and well-established career in the news field. Since his graduation days in 2001, he has been working hard to maintain his professional career. It is sure to say that he would be earning somewhere around $3 million as his total net worth.
- Morgan was still in college in 2001 when he became the only African-American male to rank in the Top 10 Collegiate Journalists in the country by Scripps Howard.
- He was honored with several Associated Press and broadcasting awards and also earned the honour of grand marshal for continuous two years.
- Morgan was also honored while being called “One of America’s Young Leaders of the Future”.
- In 2006, he was praised for giving the most prestigious award called NABJ National Community Service Award.
- Then in 2009, he received the “Thurgood Marshall Prestige Award” for doing community service, based in New York.