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.
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
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