Amyre Makupson Bio, Wiki, Age, Height, Family, Husband, WWJ-TV, Salary, and Net Worth

Amyre Makupson Profile

Amyre Makupson is an American Producer, Anchor, Reporter, and Director, working at WWJ – CBS Detroit in Michigan as an EPIC – Executive Producer Impacting Communities. She has been working at the station since August 2022.

Amyre Makupson Education

Makupson is a 2004 graduate of Howard University, where she obtained a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) in Broadcast Journalism. She is also a 2006 graduate of Wayne State University, where she earned a Master of Arts (M.A.) in Communication and Media Studies. She had her high school studies at Mercy High School in Farmington Hills, Michigan.

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Amyre Makupson Career

Makupson serves at WWJ – CBS Detroit as an EPIC – Executive Producer Impacting Communities. She started her TV journey in Lima, Ohio, where she gained skills in reporting, directing, producing, and editing, and as a multi-media journalist. Shortly after, she transitioned to the role of evening news producer and anchor. During her time in Lima, Makupson took on the responsibility of anchoring and producing various nightly newscasts, which were broadcast on significant local TV networks like NBC, Fox, CBS, and ABC.

After a couple of years, Makupson moved to Macon, Georgia, where she served as an evening anchor and producer at WGXA. During her time there, she was responsible for anchoring and co-producing 1 evening newscast in Albany, GA, along with 4 nightly newscasts. After spending half a decade as an anchor, Makupson transitioned to become the news director of WMUB with the Center for Collaborative Journalism at Mercer University.

She also served at WMAZ in Macon, GA as a partner correspondent, providing weekly live reports on various topics including in-depth coverage of food insecurity, youth violence, and coronavirus. Additionally, Makupson shared her expertise by teaching studio production at Mercer University while overseeing other studio operations.

Amyre really liked higher education, so she became the Director of Marketing and Public Relations at Central Georgia Technical College. In her job there, she managed the making of videos and pictures, working with the community, and creating commercials.

Amyre worked as a News Anchor for Block Communications, Inc., and West Central Ohio Broadcasting in Lima, Ohio, from January 2008 to August 2012. Prior to that, she served in Client Services at the Alzheimer’s Association in Southfield, MI, from November 2007 to January 2008. Additionally, Amyre worked as an Auto Show spokesperson for Productions Plus in Detroit, MI, from 2006 to 2008.

Amyre Makupson Age

Detroit, Michigan, United States. However, her age is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life private. It is therefore not known how old Makupson is or when she celebrates her birthday. However, she might be in her 30s.

Amyre Makupson Height

Makupson stands at an approximate height of 5 feet 6 inches.

Amyre Makupson Family

Makupson was born to Amyre Makupson (mother) and Walter (father). From a very young age, she was certain that she wanted to pursue a path similar to her mom’s. Her mom once stated in an interview that she has 2 kids, meaning Makupson has a sibling whose identity is unknown. Makupson was brought up in Detroit, Michigan.

Amyre Makupson Mother

Makupson’s mom, Amyre Makupson, is a retired Emmy Award-winning Producer, Reporter, and Anchor, who most recently served at WKBD in Detroit, MI as a director of public affairs, anchor, and producer. Amyre has also worked at various TV stations such as WRC-TV in Washington, D.C., WSM-TV in Nashville, and WGPR-TV as a director of public affairs. She is also famous for hosting various shows: “Morning Break,” “Big City News”, “Porterhouse”, “Straight Talk”, and “Eyewitness News at 11”. She is also the author of the book, “So…What’s Next?”. Amyre is 76 years old as of 2023 having been born on September 30, 1947.

Amyre Makupson Husband | Son

Information about Makupson’s dating life is not known for she has managed to keep her personal life away from the limelight. It is therefore not known if Makupson is engaged to someone or whether she is married.

Amyre Makupson Son

Despite not knowing Makupson’s dating life, she is a mother of one son, Myles. Makupson likes spending her spare time with her son and their dog named Blaze, most especially, going for outs.

Amyre Makupson Salary

Being one of the top producers for WWJ-TV, Makupson earns an annual salary ranging from $ 20,000 to $ 100,000. 

Amyre Makupson Net Worth

Makupson has an estimated net worth of between $1 Million and $5 Million which she has earned through her successful career as a Producer, Anchor, Reporter, and Director.

Amyre Makupson WWJ-TV

Makupson works at WWJ-TV alongside other famous WWJ-TV anchors and reporters including;

  1. Terrance Friday
  2. Rachelle Graham
  3. Kris Laudien
  4. Terell Bailey
  5. Jordan Burrows
  6. Kelly Vaughen
  7. Lauren Winfrey
  8. Karen Carter
  9. Stacey DuFord
  10. Kylee Miller
  11. Carol Cain
  12. Luke Laster

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