Marion Brooks Bio, Age, Height, Family, Husband, Daughters, NBC5, Salary and Net worth

Marion Brooks
Marion Brooks

Marion Brooks Biography

Marion Brooks is a well-known American news anchor and reporter at NBC5. She anchors the NBC5 News at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. Brooks joined the station in 1998 from Atlanta where she was a weekend reporter. 

Marion Brooks Education

Brooks studied at Spellman College where she earned her Bachelor of Arts degree in English.

Marion Brooks NBC5 News

Brooks is an award-winning anchor and reporter at NBC5. She anchors the News at 11 a.m. and 4:30 p.m. each day and is also a  member of the NBC5 News team of investigative reporters.

Her passion is for reporting and storytelling and her investigative work has been drawn to social and criminal justice issues.  Brooks’s series of reports on Sex Trafficking in Chicago in 2014 has led to earning several awards such as national recognition from the Alliance for Women in Media and the Regional Edward R. Murrow Award.

Brooks joined NBC5 in 1998 as a weekend anchor from Atlanta, where she served as an anchor. Her career has spanned over several regions and market sizes in the country. Which began at the Sarasota Herald-Tribune in Sarasota. There she learned the advertising side of journalism in a management training program for the New York Times Newspaper Group.

Her first job was in broadcasting an entry-level position in radio at WGST, an Atlanta news talk station, there she was exposed to the long hours, hard work, and adrenaline rushes of newsgathering. This encounter solidified her ambition to work as a journalist, she says.

Her first television assignment she was sent to the Mississippi Delta, one of the poorest parts in the country. Brooks career took her all over the country, and stopped in Jacksonville, Florida, St. Louis, Missouri, Atlanta, Georgia, and Chicago.

She’s covered a wide range of topics, from significant natural disasters, politics, crime and the courts, health, consumer issues, two Olympic Games, and much more.

Marion Brooks Salary

Brooks receives a yearly salary of $73,220.

Marion Brooks Net worth

Brooks has an estimated net worth ranging between $ 1 million – $ 5 million.

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Marion Brooks Age

Brooks was born and raised in the United States, she has however not revealed any details concerning her age and birthdate.

Marion Brooks Height

Brooks stands at a height of 6 feet 2 inches tall.

Marion Brooks Family

Brooks was born to an interracial family her father being black while her mother white.

Marion Brooks Husband

Brooks is married to Ruye Hawkins, the two got married in 2005. Her husband whose an attorney met Brooks while still in College.

Marion Brooks Daughters

Brooks has a daughter with her husband Ruye Hawkins. She also has a daughter from her husband previous relationship.




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Marion Brooks Articles

Murder of Marlen Ochoa Brings Back Painful Memories for Family of Debra Evans
The murder of 19-year-old Marlen Ochoa horrified people throughout the country, but for one suburban family, the young mother’s death brought back to mind another horrific slaying from two decades ago. In November of 1995, Debra Evans was brutally murdered in her Addison home.

Unintended Consequences: Sex Offenders in Motels

In April of 2014, a 5-year-old girl was playing with her brothers on the grounds of the Econo Lodge in Terre Haute, Indiana, where she was staying with her family, when a man grabbed her, took her into his motel room, hit her, pulled off her clothes, and molested her. Court records show that the man, Timothy Blazier, 50, was a recently paroled, twice-convicted child-molester. He’d been living at the Econo Lodge for three months when he molested the 5-year-old girl.



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